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Never a Matter of Indifference

The contributors reveal how public policy in the United States has weakened the institutions of civil society that play a critical role in forming and sustaining the qualities of mind and character crucial to democratic self-government. The authors show what can be done, consistent with the principles of a free society, to establish a healthier relationship between public policy and character.


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Our Brave New World

September 11, 2001: The beginning of a new era in American history?


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Our Schools and Our Future

This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since A Nation at Risk, which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles—accountability, choice, and transparency—that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence in public education.


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Paul Robert Hanna

Analyzing and ultimately placing in context Paul Hanna's vast contributions, this book provides a richly textured narrative of his life and his major role in twentieth-century American education and the development of modern American education.


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Personal Saving, Personal Choice

The changing face of savers with interest in and knowledge of financial markets.


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Political Environmentalism

Documenting a range of examples, Anderson and his contributors boldly confront specific environmental laws, asking whether they were motivated by environmental or strictly political concerns, whether they are cost-effective, and whether they generate effective or perverse results.


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Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America

Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America offers a new contribution to the literature on institutions and growth through the analysis of historical cases of institutional change and economic growth in Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


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Political Money

In this policy primer on campaign finance reform, options to current rules and regulation are discussed.


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Politicizing Science

In this book leading scientists share their experiences and observations of developing and testing hypotheses, offering insights on the dangers of manipulating science for political gain. It describes how politicization--whether by misapplication, overextension, or outright manipulation of the scientific record to advance particular policy agendas--imposes expenditures of money, missed opportunities, and burdens on the economy.


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Politics in Western Europe

A study of the political systems of Western Europe, updated to 1992.


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Population Puzzle

Drawing from government reports, think tank studies, scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and books, this insightful overview offers a range of contrasting viewpoints and policy perspectives on the major issues concerning world population growth, with particular emphasis on the impact of population trends on the United States.


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Poverty and Transfers In-Kind

Welfare reform--including proposals for a guaranteed annual income--is a major item on the American political agenda. Dr. Paglin has systematically revised poverty statistics for 1959-1975 by recalculating them to include the in-kind benefits, which presently are not counted as income in government statistics.


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Power to the Patient

The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care—proposed solutions range from a single payer system with a broad government control to loosely defined market-driven plans. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.


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Public Policy and the Internet

This book presents the initial findings that framed early discussions on Internet public policy and outlines proposals that should guide policymaking in the future. In addition, Cronin, McLure, and Radin's viewpoints show that the future of e-commerce has as much to do with how policy issues are resolved as with how technological challenges are overcome.


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Recollections of a Romanian Diplomat, 1918-1969

Keen and witty firsthand observations on unfolding international events.


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