all ebooks in category: Public Policy (64)

A Field Guide to the Culture Wars: The Battle over Values from the Campaign Trail to the Classroom
English | 2008 | ISBN: 0313351074 | 164 pages | PDF | 0,7 MB

Like any realignment in politics, the Democratic takeover of Congress in the 2006 midterm elections inspired a raft of instant analyses. One take on the …

Public Administration Theories: Instrumental and Value Rationalities
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1137536438 | PDF | pages: 299 | 2.2 mb

The book examines key public administration theories from the perspective of instrumental and value rationalities. The theories are analyzed on core value, assumption about human …

Freedom's Unsteady March: America's Role in Building Arab Democracy
English | 2008-04-01 | 176 Pages | ISBN: 0815794940, 0815733437 | PDF | 0,9 MB

President George W. Bush intended to bring democracy to the Middle East, but the early results were dispiriting. After stalemate in Iraq and the electoral …

Gateway State : Hawai‘i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire
English | 2019 | ISBN: 0691181233 | 293 Pages | PDF | 31 MB

How Hawai'i became an emblem of multiculturalism during its journey to statehood in the mid-twentieth century Gateway State explores the development of Hawai'i as a …

A Survey of Attitudes and Actions on Dual Use Research in the Life Sciences [Repost]
English | August 14, 2009 | ISBN: 0309125103 | 188 pages | PDF | 2.59 Mb

The same technologies that fuel scientific advances also pose potential risks–that the knowledge, tools, and techniques gained through legitimate biotechnology research could be misused to …

Retirement in Japan and South Korea: The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement
2015 | ISBN: 1138025690, 1138067067 | English | 208 pages | PDF | 1 MB

This book analyses reforms to retirement policies in Japan and South Korea, especially in the context of rapid population ageing. A defining feature of the …

Strategic Frames : Europe, Russia, and Minority Inclusion in Estonia and Latvia
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0822965119 | 417 Pages | PDF | 29 MB

Strategic Frames analyzes minority policies in Estonia and Latvia following their independence from the Soviet Union. It weighs the powerful influence of both Europe and …

Open Data Politics: A Case Study on Estonia and Kazakhstan
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 124 Pages | ISBN : 3030114090 | 5.03 MB

This book offers a cross-national comparison of open data policies in Estonia and Kazakhstan. By analyzing a broad range of open data-driven projects and startups …

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China’s Emergency Management: Theory, Practice and Policy
English | ISBN: 9811391394 | 2020 | 348 pages | PDF | 4 MB

In this timely book about the current state of research and practice of emergency management in China, the authors take as their basic premises that …

America's Expiration Date: The Fall of Empires and Superpowers . . . and the Future of the United States
English | January 21st, 2020 | ISBN: 0310357535 | 192 pages | EPUB | 0.47 MB

What is wrong with America today? Is it possible that America could crumble and our democracy fail? Questions like these plague Americans and cause us …