Tag: book suggestion

September 29, 2014

In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss Enforcing Order: An Ethnography of Urban Policing by Didier Fassin – a study of an anti-crime squad in the outskirts of Paris.

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September 10, 2014

                  Associate Professor Lisa Schweitzer has been celebrating women and, in particular, women of color on her blog Urban ethics and theory…

July 10, 2014

This summer, we thought we’d bring you a different kind of summer reading list. We don’t know about you, but summer seems to be the only time we can catch up…

January 25, 2014

by Aubrey L. Hicks A recent convergence of articles about reading and public policy have got us thinking, and we hope they’ll get you thinking too.  In an Op-Ed in…

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  by Martin Krieger John Rawls. Political Liberalism Columbia University Press, 2005. I recall when Rawls’s Theory of Justice appeared. It was a thick book, and I was not philosophically sophisticated. But its…

March 15, 2013

  by Martin Krieger Naomi Standen, ed, Demystifying China: New Understandings of Chinese History, Rowman and Littlefield, 2013 It is a commonplace of historiography that national histories, at each time, are…

March 12, 2013

by Martin Krieger Shui Yan Tang, Ten Principles for a Rule-Ordered Society, Enhancing China’s Governing Capacity 2012 China Economic Publishing House Yan Tang of Price’s faculty has written a basic introduction…

March 8, 2013

by Martin Krieger The Jewish Annotated New Testament (the NRSV translation), eds. Levine and Brettler, Oxford University Press, 2011. Most Bibles, Hebrew or Catholic or Protestant or…, have annotations and explanations.…

March 6, 2013

by Martin H. Krieger Professor in the Price School His blog is located at http://blogs.usc.edu/sppd/krieger I often find new books by scanning the new books shelves at USC’s various libraries.…

January 25, 2013

by Anthony Bertelli Robert Caro‘s biography of Robert Moses, The Power Broker, winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize, has become an indispensable book for scholars seeking to understand public administration.…