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 379: Steven White, "World War II and American Racial Politics: Public Opinion, the Presidency, and Civil Rights Advocacy" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Intriguingly, White shows that the white public's racial policy opinions largely DID NOT liberalize during the war against Nazi Germany


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episode 377: Elizabeth F. Cohen and Cyril Ghosh, "Citizenship" (Polity, 2019)


"Citizenship" takes the reader through our own approaches to this concept and begins by highlighting how it is not always or often consistently applied and understood...


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episode 144: David Farber, "Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


A shattering account of the crack cocaine years from award-winning American historian David Farber...


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episode 378: T. L. Bunyasi and C. W. Smith, "Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter" (NYU Press, 2019)


Bunyasi and Smith compile social science research and data to explain the current situation for white citizens, African-American citizens, Latinx citizens, and citizens of other races in the United States...


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episode 53: Wendy Brown, "In the Ruins of Neoliberalism: The Rise of Antidemocratic Politics in the West" (Columbia UP, 2019)


Neoliberalism is one of those fuzzy words that can mean something different to everyone...


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episode 13: Lucas Richert, “Strange Trips: Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs” (McGill-Queens UP, 2018)


Richert investigates the myths, meanings, and boundaries of recreational drugs, palliative care drugs, and pharmaceuticals, as well as struggles over product innovation, consumer protection, and freedom of choice in the medical marketplace...


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episode 374: Andrew Sidman, "Pork Barrel Politics: How Government Spending Determines Elections in a Polarized Era" (Columbia UP, 2019)


Sidman offers a systematic explanation for how political polarization relates to the electoral influence of federal spending...


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episode 372: Bryan Jones, "The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics" (U Chicago Press, 2019)


The authors argue that there are dimensions to the broadening of the US federal government into new areas of public life largely overlooked by previous scholars...


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episode 108: Mark Winne, "Food Town USA: Seven Unlikely Cities that are Changing the Way We Eat" (Island Press, 2019)


Winne shares there is a synergistic interaction between food and community...


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