Public Policy & Administration
Research As a Foundation for Public Policy
Social science researchers from both within and outside of government collaborate to examine how research can and should be used as a foundation for the development of public policy.
An International Study of Politics, Procedures, and Decisions
Offers a broad theoretical understanding of local government boundary reform and informs the wider scholarly discussion and debate regarding institutional change, state structures, and the areal jurisdiction of local governments.
Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income
In an attempt to redress social inequities in the workplace, the authors examine various kinds of training programs and recommend specific policy initiatives to improve access to these programs.
One of the first empirical analyses of the interaction of the media, the public, and policymakers in Canada, this book makes an important contribution to the study of political communications and policymaking well beyond the Canadian context.
Making Sense of Canadian Health Reform
Is there a crisis in Canadian health care? This book provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals of health care in Canada and examine various ideas for reforming the system sensibly.
Hydroelectric Power in Canada
White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.
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