New Books in Public Policy

Interviews with Scholars of Public Policy about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/public-policy/

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episode 41: Gerald Epstein, “What's Wrong with Modern Money Theory? A Policy Critique” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)


Since the last-but-one financial crisis abated and governments responded to better times by clawing back their stimulus packages, a once-obscure economic philosophy has been gaining a growing following on the left...


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episode 161: Philip M. Plotch, "Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City" (Cornell UP, 2020)


Plotch discusses the problems of uneven funding, high costs, and political machinations that hobble the subway system-- and how, on Second Avenue, they were finally overcome...


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episode 455: Melissa K. Merry, "Warped Narratives: Distortion in the Framing of Gun Policy" (U Michigan Press, 2020)


If gun violence kills so many Americans, why don’t we see more effective solutions?


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episode 40: Peter J. Boettke, "Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective" (Oxford UP, 2019)


In our conversation we defined the disciplines of Public Choice and Public Administration and we named the key actors of a very long intellectual debate...


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episode 96: A. P. Carnevale, "The Merit Myth: How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide America" (The New Press, 2020)


Colleges fiercely defend America’s higher education system, arguing that it rewards bright kids who have worked hard. But it doesn’t actually work this way...


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episode 153: Pepper Glass, "Misplacing Ogden, Utah" (U Utah Press, 2020)


Glass evaluates the widely held assumption that divisions between urban areas are reflections of varying amounts of crime, deprivation, and other social, cultural, and economic problems....


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episode 95: Pavlina Tcherneva, "The Case for a Job Guarantee" (Polity, 2020)


Tcherneva challenges us to imagine a world where the phantom of unemployment is banished and anyone who seeks decent, living-wage work can find it - guaranteed....


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episode 32: Michael Goldfield, "The Southern Key: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s" (Oxford UP, 2020)


Goldfield charts the rise of labor activism in each and then examines how and why labor organizers struggled so mightily in the region...


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episode 88: Natalie Kimball, "An Open Secret: The History of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion in Modern Bolivia" (Rutgers UP, 2020)


Kimball argues that, despite stigma and continued legal prohibitions, practices and attitudes surrounding abortion have changed in urban Bolivia since the 1950s..


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