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Climate Change from the StreetsHow Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement

Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement

Michael Mendez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300232158
eISBN:
9780300249378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232158.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how to respond to its effects remain contentious. Even when such decisions claim to be guided by objective knowledge, they are ... More

FutureproofHow to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Jon Coaffee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Tohoku ‘Triple Disaster’ of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that hit the eastern seaboard of Japan in 2012 are seen as surprises ... More

Income InequalityWhy It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Matthew P Drennan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book tells two stories. First, it shows that rising income inequality played a major role in causing the financial crisis and Great Recession of 2008-2009. While others have argued that rising, ... More

The Internet in EverythingFreedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

Laura DeNardis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300233070
eISBN:
9780300249330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233070.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Internet has leapt from human-facing display screens into the material objects all around us. In this so-called Internet of Things—connecting everything from cars to cardiac monitors to home ... More

No Freedom without RegulationThe Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis

No Freedom without Regulation: The Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis

Joseph William Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300211672
eISBN:
9780300216578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211672.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The subprime crisis teaches us that neither private property nor the free market can exist without regulation. Markets are defined by a legal framework that sets minimum standards for social and ... More

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