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History and public policy

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Published by Krieger Pub. Co. in Malabar, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences and history.,
  • Policy sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David B. Mock.
    SeriesPublic history series
    ContributionsMock, David B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.166 .H57 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 218 p. 24 cm.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1853030M
    ISBN 10089464288X
    LC Control Number90004695

    By applying new archival research to questions of policy history and embedding constitutional history in its political context, these scholars breathe new life into the study of public policy and reaffirm Woodrow Wilson’s conclusion that the Constitution’s “spirit is always the spirit of the age.”. Alexander Keyssar is the Matthew W. Stirling, Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Q: In your new comprehensive history, you write—among many other things—about race as a factor in conversations about electoral reform over the course of American history.

    The History and Public Policy Program (HAPP) is a program at the Woodrow Wilson Center. It focuses on the relationship between history and policy making and seeks to foster open, informed and non-partisan dialogue on historically relevant issues. The Program is a hub for a wide network of scholars, journalists, policy makers, archivists, and. well-being of citizens. Both public and private interests shape public policy. Dunn’s definition of public policy as a series of government choices to act or not to act regarding specific issues alludes to policy makers’ responses or non-responses regarding pertinent issues (Van Niekerk et al., ).

    The struggle against corruption in public life in modern Britain. The now Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Anneliese Dodds MP, was a panellist at a major international conference on corruption supported by History & Policy in January Read More. More News Stories. Economic Geography and Public Policy fills the gap by illustrating many new policy insights economic geography models can offer to the realm of theoretical policy analysis. Focusing primarily on trade policy, tax policy, and regional policy, Richard Baldwin and coauthors show how these models can be used to make sense of real-world situations.


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