Books tagged: public policy

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Government Privacy Threats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Weekly Digest of posts from the Workers' Edge blog highlights the dangers posed by unfettered surveillance activities conducted by law enforcement and agencies at the local, state, and federal level. For example, who "owns" the videos and other private information collected by police and other government agencies? Hint: Government agencies can't be awarded copyrights.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICS, LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY
Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The collection of materials of the International Conference on Politics, Law and Public Policy, November 30th , 2016 is the research and practice edition which includes the scientific articles of students, graduate students, postdoctoral students, doctoral candidates, research scientists of Russia, the countries of FSU, Europe and beyond, reflecting the processes and the changes occurring in the s
Laws That Shape Our Lives: Public Policy Essays
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From cyberspace to outer space, public policy shapes our lives, our planet, and our future. The ten essays collected in Laws That Shape Our Lives comprehensively analyze controversial policy measures such as net neutrality, tobacco packaging, water fluoridation, same-sex marriage, and the patenting of biological & genetic material.
Judicial Activism: A Way to Overcome it
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
Judicial activism in the U.S. occurs when a few Supreme Court judges decide public policy issues, which normally deal with rights. However, it would be better for the people to decide such issues through their elected representatives. This book proposes a way to remove judicial activism, by returning to an original view of the founding fathers that preferred legislative oversight of rights issues.
Where are the Flying Cars? Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Where are the Flying Cars? is not really about flying cars. It's a brief discussion of science, technology and public policy, and the need to confront the reality that not all new and proposed technologies will ultimately prove to be both successful and (hopefully) environmentally benign. Included is a suggested energy policy for America with some of the rationales behind the recommended actions.
Agenda Setting: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Influencing Public Policy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. Whatever your aspirations for U.S. society and governance, this guide will help you find the best ways to make a difference.
Pritical Thinking - The Lost Art of Critical Thinking and Common Sense in Politics and Public Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Pritical Thinking is a book on a mission to restore critical thinking and common sense to American politics and public policy. It's about ending the practice of telling people what to think and teaching them how to think. Pritical Thinking offers an alternative method to evaluating politics and public policy and instills a healthy level of skepticism in conventional wisdom.
Sanity and Public Policy: Separating Truth from Truisms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
We live in an era known as “The Age of Information”. It would be more accurate to call it “The Age of Misinformation”. The truth is there for the taking, but in order to find it we must know how to sift through all of the misinformation that surrounds it. How can we distinguish between what is factual, logical, and relevant, when the truth is blended in with so much misinformation?
Belonging
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Ending World Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The book Ending World Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World features over 50 interviews with officials from the United Nations World Food Programme, Catholic Relief Services, World Vision, the Barefoot Foundation and ChildsLife International. Each interview shows the status of these critical child feeding programs and their role in ending hunger and poverty.