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Public Policy

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The Homeowner Ideology

Economic (F)Utility of Real Property Rights in Four African Cities

Confronts neoclassical economic conventions on homeownership in sub-Saharan African cities

Mass–Elite Representation Gap in Old and New Democracies

Critical Junctures and Elite Agency

How can we explain policy preference mismatch between voters and their representatives?

Policy Issues Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Families

A comprehensive account of the discrimination that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families confront and a look at how policy changes could make them more secure

Mobilizing the Metropolis

How the Port Authority Built New York

Durable lessons from New York on collaboration, leadership, and overcoming complex political challenges

The State You See

How Government Visibility Creates Political Distrust and Racial Inequality

How race affects Americans' experiences of government

Following in Footsteps or Marching Alone?

How Institutional Differences Influence Renewable Energy Policy

Renewable energy policies and the politics of resource management

Putting Federalism in Its Place

The Territorial Politics of Social Policy Revisited

This book proposes a method for understanding the relationship between federalism and public policy in a comparative and institutional perspective

Twisting in the Wind

The Politics of Tepid Transitions to Renewable Energy

Political barriers to clean energy transitions

Evading the Patronage Trap

Interest Representation in Mexico

Patronage negatively affects economic opportunity for small farms and businesses

Isolation and Engagement

Presidential Decision Making on China from Kennedy to Nixon

Personal presidential style profoundly affects China policy, both in and outside the administration

Governing Abroad

Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy in Europe

Brings political parties back to the study of foreign policy

Cops, Teachers, Counselors

Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service

Second Edition, New and expanded edition

A penetrating look at how government workers make sense of their work, ascribe identity to the people they encounter, and account for their decisions and actions

That Could Be Us

News Media, Politics, and the Necessary Conditions for Disaster Risk Reduction

The media's role in using disaster relief reduction for political gain

The Language(s) of Politics

Multilingual Policy-Making in the European Union

Multilingualism depoliticizes policymaking in the EU

Coronavirus Politics

The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19

Global experts develop explanations of how governments responded to COVID-19

The Three Ages of Government

From the Person, to the Group, to the World

Subjects into citizens—understanding the role of government in democracies

The Enduring Legacy

Structured Inequality in America's Public Schools

The moral failure of American structured inequality in education

More or Less Afraid of Nearly Everything

Homeland Security, Borders, and Disasters in the Twenty-First Century

An Insider’s Guide to Homeland Security

State of Empowerment

Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State

After-school programs that shift power to parents do more than help kids read and write — they create politically engaged citizen-parents

Warped Narratives

Distortion in the Framing of Gun Policy

How interest groups’ framing prevents solutions to gun violence

Federalism and Social Policy

Patterns of Redistribution in 11 Democracies

Money and policy reveal the connections between federalism and a strong welfare state

Foreign Policy Advocacy and Entrepreneurship

How a New Generation in Congress Is Shaping U.S. Engagement with the World

Junior foreign policy entrepreneurs in Congress are reshaping the United States’ foreign policy landscape

Development in Multiple Dimensions

Social Power and Regional Policy in India

Elite groups vary in their needs and levels of power, thus wielding differing levels of influence on state policy