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Changing PlacesThe Science and Art of New Urban Planning

Changing Places: The Science and Art of New Urban Planning

John MacDonald, Charles Branas, and Robert Stokes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195216
eISBN:
9780691197791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195216.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The design of every aspect of the urban landscape—from streets and sidewalks to green spaces, mass transit, and housing—fundamentally influences the health and safety of the communities who live ... More

Climate Change from the StreetsHow Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement

Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement

Michael Mendez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300232158
eISBN:
9780300249378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232158.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how to respond to its effects remain contentious. Even when such decisions claim to be guided by objective knowledge, they are ... More

The Divisive State of Social PolicyThe 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Kelly Bogue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Drawing on first person accounts and participant observation, this book looks in-depth at one of the UK government’s most controversial austerity policies, the ‘Bedroom Tax’. Focusing on the lives of ... More

FutureproofHow to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Jon Coaffee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Tohoku ‘Triple Disaster’ of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that hit the eastern seaboard of Japan in 2012 are seen as surprises ... More

The Internet in EverythingFreedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

Laura DeNardis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300233070
eISBN:
9780300249330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233070.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Internet has leapt from human-facing display screens into the material objects all around us. In this so-called Internet of Things—connecting everything from cars to cardiac monitors to home ... More

Local Policies and the European Social FundEmployment Policies Across Europe

Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Katharina Zimmermann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In the context of an ‘activation turn’ in many European welfare states, the local level gained increasing relevance in the last decades and brought local social policies and national employment ... More

Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and ExclusionA Critical Appraisal

Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, and Yuri Kazepov (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Based on more than 30 case studies in eight different countries, this book explores the governance dynamics of local social innovations in the field of poverty reduction. The diverse team of ... More

The Moral Economy of ActivationIdeas, Politics and Policies

The Moral Economy of Activation: Ideas, Politics and Policies

Magnus Paulsen Hansen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447349969
eISBN:
9781447350156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Activation policies which promote and enforce labour market participation continue to proliferate in Europe and constitute the reform blueprint from centre-left to centre-right, as well as for most ... More

The Origins of the Dual CityHousing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

The Origins of the Dual City: Housing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

Joel Rast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226661445
eISBN:
9780226661612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Cities today are celebrated for their diversity, but they are also places of steep inequalities, including growing divides between middle- and upper-class neighborhoods and areas of extreme ... More

Strategies for GoverningReinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Alasdair Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501714405
eISBN:
9781501745607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With the fields of public administration and public management suffering a crisis of relevance, this book offers a provocative assessment of their shortfalls. The two fields, it finds, no longer ... More

Towards a Spatial Social PolicyBridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Adam Whitworth (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The motivation of this edited collection is to shine a light on the fertile, multi-faceted yet largely unexplored links between the concepts, perspectives, knowledges and methodological approaches of ... More

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