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Inheritance in Contemporary America: The Social Dimensions of Giving across Generations

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The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008

Angel, Jacqueline L.

With the baby boom generation on the cusp of retirement, life expectancies on the rise, and the nation’s cultural makeup in flux, the United States is faced with social and policy quandaries that demand attention. In Inheritance in Contemporary America, Jacqueline L. Angel tackles the complex legal, policy, and emotional issues that surround bequests and inheritances in an era of increasing longevity, broadening ethnicity, and unraveling social safety nets.

Published in 2008.

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Public Management: A Three-Dimensional Approach

Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2008.

Lynn, Laurence E.

Published in 2008.

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Markets and the Environment: An Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics

Keohane, Nathaniel O., and Sheila M. Olmstead. 2007. Markets and the Environment. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Olmstead, Sheila

Markets and the Environment is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to a topic of central importance in understanding a wide range of environmental issues and policy approaches. It offers an overview of the fundamentals of environmental economics that will enable students and professionals to quickly grasp important concepts and to apply those concepts to real-world environmental problems. In addition, the book integrates normative, policy, and institutional issues at a principles level. Chapters examine: the benefits and costs of environmental protection, markets and market failure, natural resources as capital assets, and sustainability and economic development.

Published in 2007.

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Buying Military Transformation: Technological Innovation and the Defense Industry

New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

Gholz, Eugene

Published in 2006.

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Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change: New Ideas in the Tradition of Galbraith

Cheltenham and Northamption: Edward Elgar, 2006.

Galbraith, James K.

Published in 2006.

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The End of Sovereignty

Berlin: Springer-Verlag Publishers, 2006.

Eaton, David J.

Published in 2006.

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Public Management: Old and New

New York: Routledge, 2006.

Lynn, Laurence E.

Published in 2006.

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Madison's Managers: Public Administration and the Constitution

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Lynn, Laurence E.

Published in 2006.

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