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Political Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Political Science

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Authority and the Liberal Tradition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 234

Authority and the Liberal Tradition

Authority and the Liberal Tradition critically describes the historical foundations of modern liberalism, implicitly analyzing the status and effectiveness of American democracy. Heineman examines contemporary liberal ideology, which he argues undermines the normative basis of social stability that was an important element in the classical liberal tradition. He shows how American government has become hostage to ideology, to the advocacy of interest-group politics.

American Government
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

American Government

This book's basic structure makes it readable and informative. In this edition the authors review the 1988 and 1992 elections, the federal budget process, recent judicial decisions in civil liberties and civil rights, and address the politicization of the judicial appointment process.

The world of the policy analyst
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 206

The world of the policy analyst

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: CQ Press

In recent years, policy analysis has grown in number of practitioners and in reputation. At all levels of government and at every stage of the policy process, analytical studies of problems and evaluations of programs have become commonplace. "The World of the Policy Analyst" is detailed study of the policy analyst and their role in America's policymaking process. The authors advocate that policy analysts need to become more sensitive to the political, social, and ideological issues that operate in our government's policy process if they want their efforts to become more influential. The book's comprehensive coverage includes recent efforts to integrate values and analysis; explores the implications of increasing fragmentation in the political system and the growing influence of think tanks at the national and state levels; and identifies the challenges posed by the rapidity of scientific and technological change.

How Mitchell Energy & Development Corp. Got Its Start and How It Grew
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 658

How Mitchell Energy & Development Corp. Got Its Start and How It Grew

The updated edition is the story of Mitchell and his company told in narrative form and in a series of interviews of the people who nurtured the company through the years. It is Horatio Alger, Texana, human conflict, tales of the oil patch, and a study of the shaky start of what is now one of the most innovative and successful new communities anywhere, all rolled into one. Its author is Joseph W. Kutchin, an experienced journalist who served many years as the corporation's vice president in charge of public relations.

Ethics and Public Policy
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 242

Ethics and Public Policy

This book presents three systematic methods for analyzing public policy issues: utilitarianism, deontology, and prudent pragmatism. It argues for the superiority of prudent pragmatism to the other two approaches. These are described in Part One, together with substantive American values which form the assumptons of ethical analysis. Part Two contains an historical discussion of six public policy areas and presents two detailed case studies in each area. Each case is analysed from the standpoint of utilitarian, deontological, and prudent pragmatic ethics, and an effort is made to show why prudent pragmatism produces the most satisfying results

American Public Policy: An Introduction
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 560

American Public Policy: An Introduction

AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY: AN INTRODUCTION engages students with a unique emphasis on specific, substantive issues of public policy. It also kindles discussion that helps make public policy personal as students apply their knowledge to real-life policies. The authors present policy material step-by-step-explaining each policy's historical context, building a picture of the existing policy, and prompting students to evaluate and discuss possible alternatives. This new edition includes updated and expanded coverage on key policy issues, including immigration, unemployment insurance, gun control, and the Affordable Care Act. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

فن المحاضرة المؤثرة
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 174

فن المحاضرة المؤثرة

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Broken Pledges
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 340

Broken Pledges

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1990
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Examination of the ritual of hazing practiced by college students, high school clubs, and adult organizations and societies.

Roosevelt and the Munich Crisis
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 313

Roosevelt and the Munich Crisis

Franklin Roosevelt's intentions during the three years between Munich and Pearl Harbor have been a source of controversy among historians for decades. Barbara Farnham offers both a theory of how the domestic political context affects foreign policy decisions in general and a fresh interpretation of FDR's post-Munich policies based on the insights that the theory provides. Between 1936 and 1938, Roosevelt searched for ways to influence the deteriorating international situation. When Hitler's behavior during the Munich crisis showed him to be incorrigibly aggressive, FDR settled on aiding the democracies, a course to which he adhered until America's entry into the war. This policy attracted hi...