Books tagged: public policy

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Cured! The Insider's Handbook for Health Care Reform
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,880. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2009 by HobNob Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medical insurance
Veteran health care insider Stephen S. S. Hyde explains how America’s health care crisis is the result of a market failure magnified over 7 decades by the well-meaning but misguided actions of government and employers. Hyde's provocative cure - detailed here - plans for regulated consumer markets to deliver affordable health insurance and high quality health care for everyone.
How Socialized Health Care Will Radically Change America - Why Universal Health Care Will Create a Political Hegemony as In Sweden
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A nationalized health care system is not the quick fix that its proponents claim. It is a vehicle for long-term political and economical influence and will change America in a more radical way than we can portray today. Kallberg addresses the myths about single payer universal health care by drawing comparisons with Sweden, which has one of the most comprehensive socialized health care systems.
How to Teach Children to be Sex Offenders
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
This small book outlines steps parents can take to teach children how to be sex offenders. It's easy. This part is satire. Next I discuss what parents and a concerned public can do to prevent children from becoming sex offenders. Prevention is hard. People must really want to do it. Apparently, not enough of us do. So, we will keep on raising children to be sex offenders. Is that what we want?
SOME KIND OF ANGEL
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,790. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Following several mass murders that mummify victims and leave no trace of evidence, The President receives a blackmail letter. If he does not adhere to the perpetrator’s agenda of policy changes on a strict timeline, mass murders will occur in populated centers.Doctor Sneetz is teamed with journalist, Albert Muldoon, to head the commission mandated to identify and destroy the terrorist's threat.
The Politics of Law and Order: Street Crime and Public Policy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Foundational and renowned study of how politicians and others use crime rates--and most of all the public perception of street crime, whether or not it is accurate--for their own purposes. Dr. Scheingold also provides a theoretical basis for his views. The follow-up to the landmark The Politics of Rights, this book is both supported in research and accessible and interesting to readers everywhere.
The Baby - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ellie Simmons lost the love of her life, her husband Daniel. And now, two years later, baby Daniel is born -- a clone of the man she lost. But human cloning is illegal, and Ellie must be very, very careful. . . .
The New Mexico Approach to Government
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You set the price! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
A policy guide created to present the political philosophy of Dr. Michael Ham, a candidate for the United States Senate in 2012.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
The Radical Moderate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
"The Radical Moderate" details a new way to view politics and public policy in the United States. This book focuses on pragmatic solutions to the challenges that face this country. Pat O'Brien draws from his experiences in the private sector and as a former elected official. The ideas in this book are fresh and can stand the test of time.
Wildcats of Finance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
Wildcat groups such as hedge funds play a growing role in causing or aggravating blowups in the marketplace. This primer exposes the reality behind the illusion of profits. For instance, hedge funds as a group perform the astounding feat of losing money for their clients. The target audience for the book includes investors and policymakers as well as general readers.