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 33: Michael R. Boswell, "Climate Action Planning: A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities" (Island Press, 2019)


"Climate Action Planning" is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community's greenhouse gas emissions...


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episode 386: Daniel T. Kirsch, "Sold My Soul for a Student Loan" (ABC-CLIO, 2019)


American colleges and universities boasts an impressive legacy, but the price of admission for many is now endless debt....


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episode 42: Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)


We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at?


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Sarah Marie Wiebe, "Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley" (UBC Press, 2016)


Wiebe discusses environmental reproductive justice, political ethnography, her method of “sensing policy”...


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Paul Reville, "Broader, Bolder, Better: How Schools and Communities Help Students Overcome the Disadvantages of Poverty" (Harvard Ed Press, 2019)


If we want children from poor families and communities to succeed in school, then we must pay attention to more than merely what happens in school..


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episode 657: Amy Offner, "Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas" (Princeton UP, 2019)


Offner shows how strategies such as self-help housing, for-profit privatized state-functions, and austere social programs were well-trodded decades earlier in the mid-century “mixed economy"...


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episode 111: Ruha Benjamin, "Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code" (Polity, 2019)


Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen discrimination...


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episode 73: Mary Anne Franks, “The Cult of the Constitution” (Stanford UP, 2019)


Franks asks whether our country's faith and belief in the Constitution amounts to something like a cult,..


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