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Advanced ManufacturingThe New American Innovation Policies

Advanced Manufacturing: The New American Innovation Policies

Willian B. Bonvillian and Peter L. Singer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037037
eISBN:
9780262343398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037037.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States lost almost one-third of its manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2010. As higher-paying manufacturing jobs are replaced by lower-paying service jobs, income inequality has been ... More

Blue and GreenThe Drive for Justice at America's Port

Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about the struggle over the future of work and the environment on the edge of the global economy. It traces the history of conflict in an industry that is not widely known, but sits at ... More

Can We Price Carbon?

Can We Price Carbon?

Barry G. Rabe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037952
eISBN:
9780262346580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Economists have argued for decades that the best way to address climate change is by placing a price on the carbon content of fossil fuels. But governments in North America and beyond have struggled ... More

Global CitiesUrban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

During the past four decades Los Angeles and Hong Kong have come to play a critical role in the flow of goods, people, and capital; in the changes in production and consumption; and in the urban ... More

Governing Complex SystemsSocial Capital for the Anthropocene

Governing Complex Systems: Social Capital for the Anthropocene

Oran R. Young

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035934
eISBN:
9780262338899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035934.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Governing for sustainability in a world of complex systems will require new social capital in the form of innovative steering mechanisms that differ in important respects from those familiar to us ... More

Planetary ImprovementCleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Planetary Improvement: Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Jesse Goldstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037822
eISBN:
9780262346139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Planetary Improvement explores the rise of an environmental politics no longer predicated upon saving the planet from capitalism, but instead upon saving the planet with capitalism. Through an ... More

The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Bruno Perreau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Politics of Adoption argues that adoption is not a mere family question. It conveys a model of citizenship. Policies, jurisprudence, and social work define an ideal image of parenthood in the ... More

Traversing Digital BabelInformation, E-Government, and Exchange

Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Alon Peled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Information sharing failures in the public sector present a critical challenge to the modern information state that costs lives and billions of dollars annually. The book presents a thorough ... More

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