Integrating the Sciences and Society: Challenges, Practices, and Potentials
Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Oct 1, 2008 - Science - 300 pages
Even today, many people think of 'social problems' as involving poor and powerless individuals in society. "Research in Social Problems and Public Policy" seeks to improve the balance by adding a focus on important and powerful institutions. Such organizations often play key roles in managing, and mismanaging, the ways in which some of today's most important social problems are handled by the public policy system. The book series are compiled and written by the most highly regarded authors in their fields and are selected from across the globe. The papers discuss policy sciences, public policy analysis and public management. It addresses operations and design issues for government organizations.
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