Books tagged: social policy

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After the Welfare State: Politicians Stole Your Future, You Can Get It Back
Price: Free! Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The third title in the Jameson Books-Students for Liberty Series, this is a collection of essays by eminent political economists from around the world.
The Family Budgeters — An Account of the Family Budgeting Movement in New Zealand, 1960—1978
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The organisation that now offers household budgeting help throughout NZ receives substantial government funding. It was not always so. This is the story of two decades when family budgeting was done mostly by volunteers. Expenses were seldom met, paid coordinators were usually only a dream, procedures were sometimes inconsistent; the demand insatiable. Dedicated volunteers were up to the task.
Out of Kilter (Societal Programs Gone Awry)
Series: They Promised Us the Moon, Volume III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Either a Clinton or a Bush has been in the White House for nearly half, or twenty years, of our precipitous decline. Both seek the office again. This book offers an alternative, a fresh approach to the same land Lincoln referred to when he passionately argued for "our last, best hope".
A Conservative's View of American Domestic Policy: Some Thoughts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,230. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Our nation's Domestic Policy is absolutely required both for the health of our nation within our borders and to enable any form of outward-facing policy at the national level. A complete Domestic Policy consists of both social and economic policies. Of course, these two divisions are not truly separate from each other; I'm merely separating them to facilitate inquiry and discussion.
Organizational Intelligence: Knowledge and Policy in Government and Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This prizewinning, foundational book—as a new ebook featuring a 2015 Foreword by Neil Smelser—focuses on the structural and ideological roots of intelligence failures (both informational and analytical) found in government, industry, and other institutions. It provides groundbreaking theory and structure to the analysis of decision-making processes and their breakdowns, and the use of "experts."
Plan RD: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
Time On Our Side: Why We All Need A Shorter Working Week
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Authored by leading experts in social, economic and environmental sciences, this diverse essay collection explains how moving towards shorter, more flexible hours of work will lead to more productive and fulfilling lives for all. Challenging conventional wisdom, this book seeks to radically alter our ideas about what makes a `successful' economy.
Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
Election Reform: Accountability
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
My book reviews recent legislation and the influence money has had on our social and political landscape. It reveals the extent of the damage resulting from these corrupt policies and practices and suggest a practical solution. There are details of progressive media outlets, documentaries, and web sites you can use to enhance your understanding of the issues that affect all.
The Radical Moderate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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"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.