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Public Policy

  • Agrarian Crossingsby Tore C. Olsson

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    In the 1930s and 1940s, rural reformers in the United States and Mexico waged unprecedented campaigns to remake their countrysides in the name of agrarian justice and agricultural productivity. Agrarian Crossings tells the story of how these campaigns were conducted in dialogue with one another as reformers in each nation came to exchange models,... more...

  • Safeguarding Democratic Capitalismby Melvyn P. Leffler

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism gathers together decades of writing by Melvyn Leffler, one of the most respected historians of American foreign policy, to address important questions about U.S. national security policy from the end of World War I to the global war on terror. Why did the United States withdraw strategically from Europe after World... more...

  • 27 Articlesby T. E. Lawrence; John Hulsman; David Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 9.99

    27 Articles is Lawrence of Arabia’s classic set of guidelines on military leadership in the Middle East. The 100th anniversary edition features a new introduction by foreign policy expert John Hulsman and a new afterword from CBS News President David Rhodes, addressing the articles’ lasting lessons. In 1916, T.E. Lawrence was deployed to the Arabian... more...

  • The Reality of American Energy: The Hidden Costs of Electricity Policyby Ryan Yonk; Jordan Lofthouse; Megan Hansen

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    Climate change, energy generation and use, and environmental degradation are among the most salient—and controversial—political issues today. Our country's energy future will be determined by the policymakers who enact laws that favor certain kinds of energy production while discouraging others as much as by the energy-production companies or the... more...

  • Wild Articulationsby Timothy Neale

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    Beginning with the nineteenth-century expeditions, Northern Australia has been both a fascination and concern to the administrators of settler governance in Australia. With Southeast Asia and Melanesia as neighbors, the region's expansive and relatively undeveloped tropical savanna lands are alternately framed as a market opportunity, an ecological... more...

  • Innovations in Culture and Developmentby Daniela Angelina Jelincic

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.19

    This book focuses on innovations in culture having the potential to drive overall development. It analyses public policies and offers inspiring examples of innovations in culture which solve various societal problems as well as recommendations for public policies. The “culturinno effect” (culture + innovations), thus presents evidence of the inherent... more...

  • Discourses on Violence and Punishmentby Krešimir Petkovic

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 152.00

    This book probes the extreme variation in discourses on violence and punishment. Its comprehensive examination brings together normative political-theoretical discourses on punishment, historical changes in violence and punishment, and perspectives on punishment from political powers, world religions, literature and film, criminology, and theodicy.... more...

  • Theories of the Policy Processby Christopher M. Weible; Paul A. Sabatier

    Avalon Publishing 2017; US$ 58.00

    Theories of the Policy Process provides a forum for experts in the most established and widely used theoretical frameworks in policy process research to present the basic propositions, empirical evidence, latest updates, and promising future research opportunities of each framework. This well-regarded volume covers such enduring classics as Multiple... more...

  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Powerby Al Gore

    Rodale 2017; Not Available

    The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient Truth and companion to Vice President Al Gore's new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, this new book is a daring call to action. It exposes the reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and delivers hope through groundbreaking information... more...

  • Minister of Finance Incorporatedby Edmund Terence Gomez; Thirshalar Padmanabhan; Norfaryanti Kamaruddin; Sunil Bhalla; Fikri Fisal

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 81.72

    This is a study of Malaysia’s new political economy, with a focus on ownership and control of the corporate sector. It offers a pioneering assessment of government-linked investment companies (GLICs), a type of state-owned institution that has long prevailed in the corporate sector but has not been analysed. Malaysia’s history of government-business... more...