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Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
By Carolyn Hughes Tuohy

In Remaking Policy, Carolyn Hughes Tuohy advances an ambitious new approach to understanding the relationship between political context and policy change.

Available Mar 2018
The Rise and Fall of Moral Conflicts in the United States and Canada
The Rise and Fall of Moral Conflicts in the United States and Canada
By Mildred A. Schwartz and Raymond Tatalovich

Using the history of prohibition in North America as a point of reference, Schwartz and Tatalovich address the anticipated progression and possible resolution of six contemporary moral issues: abortion, capital punishment, gun control, marijuana, pornography, and same-sex relations.

Available Mar 2018
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
By John Harles
In Seeking Equality, John Harles considers the factors accounting for these cross-border differences.
Available Oct 2017
Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States
Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States
By Linda A. White

In Constructing Policy Change, Linda A. White examines the expansion of early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies and programs in liberal welfare states, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA.

Published Aug 2017
Old Europe, New Suburbanization?: Governance, Land, and Infrastructure in European Suburbanization
Old Europe, New Suburbanization?: Governance, Land, and Infrastructure in European Suburbanization
Edited by Nicholas A. Phelps

Old Europe, New Suburbanization? takes us on a journey of rediscovery into some of Europe’s oldest metropolises. The volume’s contributors reveal the great variety of patterns and processes of urbanization that make Europe a fruitful ground for furthering the diversity of global suburbanisms.

Published Aug 2017
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions
By Daniel Béland, André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and M. Rose Olfert
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada aims to increase public understanding of equalization and fiscal federalism by providing a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective on the history, politics, and economics of equalization policy in Canada.
Published Aug 2017
Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists?
Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists?
Edited by Nicholas Aroney and John Kincaid

Courts in Federal Countries examines the role high courts play in thirteen countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Nigeria, Spain, and the United States.

Published Mar 2017
Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries
Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries
By Gérard Bouchard
Translated by Howard Scott

In Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries, Gérard Bouchard conceptualizes myths as vessels of sacred values that transcend the division between primitive and modern. These vessels become so influential as to make an indelible impression on people’s minds.

Published Jan 2017
Beyond the Welfare State: Postwar Social Settlement and Public Pension Policy in Canada and Australia
Beyond the Welfare State: Postwar Social Settlement and Public Pension Policy in Canada and Australia
By Sirvan Karimi

In Beyond the Welfare State, Sirvan Karimi utilizes a synthesis of Marxian class analysis and the power resources model to provide an analytical foundation for the divergent pattern of public pension systems in Canada and Australia.

Published Dec 2016
Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas
Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas
By Caroline Shenaz Hossein

In this work, Caroline Shenaz Hossein explores the politics, histories and social prejudices that have shaped the legacy of microbanking in Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad.

Published Jun 2016