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Public Policy in Latin America

Public Policy in Latin America

A Comparative Survey

Public Policy in Latin America is a masterful synthesis of scholarship on the region. Sloan studies political phenomena not by making superficial comparisons between leaders, parties or styles, but by examining what governments do-the creation of public policy through political process. The decisions to stress accumulation versus distribution of economic goods, the role of the bureaucracy, and the quality of political participation tell more about a nation than what party or persons are in power.

Building Socialism in Bolshevik Russia

Building Socialism in Bolshevik Russia

Ideology and Industrial Organization, 1917-1921

A profile of the Bolshevik attempt to build a a new state by mobilizing the working class, in effect building society, that in the end resulted in failed institutions and weakened bureaucracy.

Women and the Trades

Women and the Trades

Pittsburgh, 1907–1908

Chronicles the technological and organizational changes that transformed women’s wage work in the early 1900’s. Provides a comprehensive account of women’s standing and the jobs they performed in the workforce. Part of the original sociological study, The Pittsburgh Survey, which was the first attempt to study life and labor in this industrial city.

Total 1533 results found.