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Works: 3,241 works in 5,382 publications in 3 languages and 269,240 library holdings
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The future of children by David & Lucile Packard Foundation( file )
in English and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
The future of children seeks to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research
Brookings papers on education policy by D.C.) Brookings Institution (Washington( file )
in English and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
Contains papers presented at a conference on education policy convened by the Brookings Institution
Balkan tragedy : chaos and dissolution after the Cold War by Susan L Woodward( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Croatian and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Yugoslavia was well positioned at the end of the cold war to make a successful transition to a market economy and westernization. Yet two years later, the country had ceased to exist, and devastating local wars were being waged to create new states. Between the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the start of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina in March 1992, the country moved toward disintegration at astonishing speed. In this book, Susan Woodward explains what happened to Yugoslavia and what can be learned from the response of outsiders to its crisis. Woodward's analysis is based on her first-hand experience before the country's collapse and then during the later stages of the Bosnian war as a member of the UN operation sent to monitor cease-fires and provide humanitarian assistance
Stuck in traffic : coping with peak-hour traffic congestion by Anthony Downs( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
The media and the war on terrorism by Stephen Hess( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
This collection of conversations between journalists and federal officials aims to capture the tensions between the press and the government during wartime. They cover issues including military censorship and the difficulties of maintaining security in an era of satellite technology
Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policy by Darrell M West( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, inventors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in energy, information technology, international commerce, sports, arts, and culture. To stay competitive, the United States must institute more of an open-door policy to attract unique talents from other nations. Yet Americans resist such a policy despite their own immigrant histories and the substantial social, economic, intellectual, and cultural benefits of welcoming newcomers. Why? In this book the author asserts that perception or "vision" is one reason reform in immigration policy is so politically difficult. Public discourse tends to emphasize the perceived negatives. Fear too often trumps optimism and reason, And democracy is messy, with policy principles that are often difficult to reconcile. The seeming irrationality of U.S. immigration policy arises from a variety of thorny and interrelated factors: particularistic politics and fragmented institutions, public concern regarding education and employment, anger over taxes and social services, and ambivalence about national identity, culture, and language. Add to that stew a myopic (or worse) press, persistent fears of terrorism, and the difficulties of implementing border enforcement and legal justice. He prescribes a series of reforms that will put America on a better course and enhance its long-term social and economic prosperity. Reconceptualizing immigration as a way to enhance innovation and competitiveness, the author notes, will help us find the next Sergey Brin, the next Andrew Grove, or even the next Albert Einstein
Digital medicine : health care in the Internet era by Darrell M West( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
"Investigates factors limiting the ability of digital technology to remake health care. Analyzes data sources to study content of health care-related websites, sponsorship status, public usage, and the relationship between e-health use and health care attitudes. Examines the different ways in which officials overseas have implemented health information technology"--Résumé de l'éditeur
Financing the 2000 election ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
A journey through the Cold War : a memoir of containment and coexistence by Raymond L Garthoff( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
"In this memoir, Ambassador Raymond Garthoff paints a diplomatic history of the Cold War, tracing the life of the conflict from the vantage point of an observant insider. The author's intellectually formative years coincided with the earliest days of the Cold War, and he participated in some of the most important policymaking of the twentieth century." "Garthoff's journey through the Cold War informs the views, positions, and actions of the past. His anecdotes and observations will also be of great value to those anticipating the challenges of reevaluating American post-Cold War security policy."--Jacket
Restoring fiscal sanity 2007 : the health spending challenge ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
"Authors suggest reforms in federal programs that have the potential to reduce the growth of spending for the entire health system, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of care provided, and enhance health outcomes and stress the need for innovative approaches and cooperation between the private and public sectors"--Provided by publisher
The new Brazil by Riordan Roett( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
"Recounts Brazil's evolution from remote Portuguese colony, through economic crises that led to more prudent monetary policies, and to its new status as a regional leader, a respected ambassador for the developing world, and an increasingly important partner for the United States and European Union"--Provided by publisher
Protecting the homeland, 2006/2007 by Michael B D'Arcy( Book )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
"Protecting the Homeland 2006/2007 reviews the current state of homeland security, assesses America's remaining vulnerabilities, and suggests new policies to improve security in the United States. It presents specific recommendations for reforming intelligence; fostering international cooperation; increasing infrastructure and border protection; developing technology; and formulating countermeasures against specific types of aggression. Written with a sense of urgency, the book warns that while Americans can feel somewhat safer today than they did in 2001, much more needs to be done in improving the nation's defenses against terrorism."--Jacket
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
"In Coping with Methuselah, a group of practicing scientists and public policy experts come together to address the problems, challenges, and opportunities posed by a longer life span. This book will generate discussion in political, social, and medical circles and help prepare us for the extraordinary possibilities that the future may hold."--Jacket
Battling terrorism in the Horn of Africa ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
"Examines the state of governance in the countries of the greater Horn of Africa region--Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, the Sudan, and Yemen--and discusses strategies to combat the transnational threat of terrorism, including suggestions for more effective U.S. engagement in the region"--Provided by publisher
Promoting the general welfare : new perspectives on government performance ( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
"Analyzes government's ability to "promote the general welfare" in the areas of health, transportation, housing, and education. Then examines two tools to improve policy design: information markets and laboratory experiments. Concludes by asking how Congress, the party system, and federalism affect government's ability to solve important social problems"--Provided by publisher
Making school reform work : new partnerships for real change ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Welfare reform and beyond : the future of the safety net ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The Brookings Institution's Welfare Reform & Beyond Initiative was created to inform the critical policy debates surrounding the upcoming congressional reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and a number of related programs that were created or dramatically altered by the 1996 landmark welfare reform legislation. The goal of the project has been to take the large volume of existing and forthcoming research studies and shape them into a more coherent and policy-oriented whole. This capstone collection gathers twenty brief essays (published between January 2001 and February 2002) that focus on assessing the record of welfare reform, specific issues likely to be debated before the TANF reauthorization, and a broader set of policy options for low-income families. It is a reader-friendly volume that will provide policymakers, the press, and the interested public with a comprehensive guide to the numerous issues that must be addressed as Congress considers the future of the nation's antipoverty policies. The collection covers the following topics and features a new introduction from the editors: - An Overview of Effects to Date - Welfare Reform Reauthorization: An Overview of Problems and Issues - A Tax Proposal for Working Families with Children - Welfare Reform and Poverty - Reducing Non-Marital Births - Which Welfare Reforms are Best for Children' - Welfare and the Economy - What Can Be Done to Reduce Teen Pregnancy and Out-of-Wedlock Births' - Changing Welfare Offices - State Programs - Welfare Reform and Employment - Fragile Families, Welfare Reform, and Marriage - Health Insurance, Welfare, and Work - Helping the Hard-to-Employ - Sanctions and Welfare Reform - Child Care and Welfare Reform - Job Retention and Advancement in Welfare Reform - Housing and Welfare Reform - Non-Citizens - Block Grant Structure - Food Stamps - Work Support System - Possible Welfare Reform in the Cities
Toughing it out in Afghanistan by Michael E O'Hanlon( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Is Afghanistan another Vietnam, a quagmire that the United States should escape as soon as possible? Or is it a crucial war than can and must be won? The authors acknowledge current difficulties in Afghanistan but also explicate how the war-torn country can emerge as a stable sovereign nation, free from the yoke of the Taliban and al Qaeda
Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America by Brookings Institution( Book )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
"Examines national and international laws and institutions governing human-mediated climate change. Issues examined include public perceptions and economic effects of climate change and policies to mitigate it, renewable electricity standards, vehicle fuel economy standards, cap-and-trade regimes, carbon taxes, and the adaptation-versus-mitigation debate"--Provided by publisher
Cuba's energy future : strategic approaches to cooperation ( Book )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
"Examines what Cuba must do to ensure energy sustainability and self-sufficiency in order to secure its future, including advancing relationships with its neighbors, and discusses ways the island nation might seek greater cooperation with the United States in these endeavors"--Provided by publisher
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