Public Policy

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  1. Book ImageThe Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

    Richard Rothstein

    "Rothstein has presented what I consider to be the most forceful argument ever published on how federal, state, and local governments gave rise to and reinforced neighborhood segregation." —William Julius WilsonMore

  2. Book ImageNot a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science

    Dave Levitan

    An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.More

  3. Book ImageThe Death and Life of the Great Lakes

    Dan Egan

    A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.More

  4. Book ImageThe War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State

    Lisa McGirr

    “[This] fine history of Prohibition . . . could have a major impact on how we read American political history.”—James A. Morone, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  5. Book ImageEconomics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science

    Dani Rodrik

    “A hugely valuable contribution. . . . In setting out a defence of the best in economics, Rodrik has also provided a goal for the discipline as a whole.” —Martin Sandbu, Financial TimesMore

  6. Book ImageThe Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Can Europe prosper without the euro?More

  7. Book ImageSaving Gotham: A Billionaire Mayor, Activist Doctors, and the Fight for Eight Million Lives

    Tom Farley

    The inside story of the most audacious public health campaign of the twenty-first century.More

  8. Book ImageEconomics of the Public Sector

    Joseph E. Stiglitz, Jay K. Rosengard

    Fourth Edition

    The long awaited revision of a classic text by an expert author team.More

  9. Book ImageSmart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

    Anthony M. Townsend

    An unflinching look at the aspiring city-builders of our smart, mobile, connected future.More

  10. Book ImageThe Human Right to Health

    Jonathan Wolff

    “A broad-ranging, insightful analysis of the complex practical and ethical issues involved in global health.”—Kirkus ReviewsMore

  11. Book ImageUniversal Rights Down to Earth

    Richard Thompson Ford

    A path-blazing lesson on how to reconcile lofty human rights ambitions with political and cultural realities.More

  12. Book ImageFrom Here to Infinity: A Vision for the Future of Science

    Martin Rees

    One of our greatest scientific minds reflect on the role of science in the twenty-first century.More

  13. Book ImageAs Texas Goes...: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda

    Gail Collins

    In one of the most explosive and timely political books in years, Gail Collins declares that "what happens in Texas doesn't stay in Texas anymore."More

  14. Book ImagePolicy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making

    Deborah Stone

    Third Edition

    The most accessible policy text available.More

  15. Book ImageIntroduction to Public Policy

    Charles Wheelan

    The first introductory public policy text with a strong economics perspective.More

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