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A Go-To Database for Politics and Education 

One of the most comprehensive databases covering journals in political science is Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, available as part of the ProQuest suite of resources.  This database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its associated fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy.  ProQuest indicates that this …

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PAIS: The Database of Choice for Policy 

Where would you to go to search the literature in public and social policy and public affairs?  PAIS (the database produced by the Public Affairs Information Service) has been described as "a classic index with abstracts covering the full range of political, social, and public policy issues."  Established in 1914, PAIS  has over time chronicled …

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Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics 

Title: Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice Editors: Ian Shemilt, Miranda Mugford, Luke Vale, Kevin Marsh, and Cam Donaldson Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell/BMJ Books, 2010 Call Number: RA410.5 .E956 2010 From the Publisher: "The need for evidence-based decisions that take account of both effectiveness and economics is greater …

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An Introduction to the Policy Process 

Title: An Introduction to the Policy Process: Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making Author: Thomas A. Birkland teaches public policy in the Graduate School of Public Affairs at North Carolina State University. Publisher: M.E. Sharpe; 3 edition, October 2010 Check it out: H97 .B57 2005 From the Publsiher: Now redesigned for increased user …

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Political education : national policy comes of age 

Title: Political education : national policy comes of age Author: Christopher T. Cross   foreword by Richard Riley and Ted Sanders Publisher: New York, NY : Teachers College Press, c2010 Call Number:LB2825 .C76 2010 From the Publisher: Political insider Christopher Cross has updated his critically acclaimed book to reflect recent education policy developments, …

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Economics of Education 

Title: Economics of education Editor: Dominic J. Brewer, Patrick J. McEwan Publisher: Elsevier, c. 2009 Check it out.: LC65 .E2535 2010 From the Publisher: A collection of short, stand-alone chapters divided into five sections including overview of the field; private and social returns to human capital investments; production, costs and financing of education; teachers and teacher labor …

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