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The Largest Vote in the World

April 18, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback The dimensions of American myopia are well established. From climate change to health care, the American way of doing business is not always universal. Democracy—that great civic religion—is no different. India, not the United … Continue reading

Governance Trends to Watch

April 17, 2014 by Caroline Stevens In an effort to gain perspective on 2013, and begin to conceptualize a governance vision for 2014; we asked our team at The Bedrosian Center to identify the most important patterns, factors and trends … Continue reading

David Sloane: New article in Journal of Crime and Justice

Karen M. Hennigan, Cheryl L. Maxson, David C. Sloane, Kathy A. Kolnick & Flor Vindel. Identifying high-risk youth for secondary gang prevention. Journal of Crime and Justice: Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2014, pp. 104-128. Abstract   Efforts to reduce gang violence by deterring … Continue reading

A Time for Action: New Solutions?

April 15, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback Earlier this year, Los Angeles was stirred by the publication of a report that painted a dire portrait of the city’s woes, from congestion to economic stagnation and growing pension-fund troubles. Last week, the Los … Continue reading

David Sloane: New article in American Journal of Public Health

Bryce C. Lowery and David C. Sloane. The Prevalence of Harmful Content on Outdoor Advertising in Los Angeles: Land Use, Community Characteristics, and the Spatial Inequality of a Public Health Nuisance. American Journal of Public Health: April 2014, Vol. 104, … Continue reading

March Best and Worst Winners

Best in Governance Edward Snowden, Barack Obama, and the NSA Reforms   A year ago, Edward Snowden was little known outside the shadowy world of national security. But since the one-time contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton leaked shocking and costly revelations about the government’s … Continue reading

Five Minutes With Lisa Schweitzer

April 7, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback   This year, the Bedrosian Center welcomed several new faculty members, including Lisa Schweitzer, an assistant professor in the Sol Price School of Public Policy whose research addresses transportation, urban environments, transportation, and social … Continue reading

From contract cities to mass collaborative governance

via American City & County Frank V. Zerunyan and Peter Pirnejad Apr 02, 2014 Collaborative governance both in theory and practice has emerged in recent years as an innovative form of governance involving all sectors. While the colloquy and scholarship … Continue reading

Bostic on New Tang Dynasty Television

60 Los Angeles County 3.6 million people homeless vacancy? via NTD.TV [translated from the Chinese through Google Translate on April 3, 2014] NTDTV March 29, 2014 Reuters March 27 and 28 days, USC held entitled [Innovating to End Urban Poverty] … Continue reading

USC conference explores urban poverty

            via USC Annenberg Intersections/South LA March 28, 2014 By Intersections South LA Staff With one out of five children living in poverty, America is facing a social crisis. Nowhere is this more apparent than … Continue reading

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