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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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The Other Welfare

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt.

April 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Public Policy. 296 pages.

This book offers the first comprehensive history of Supplemental Security Income (SSI), from its origins as part of President Nixon's social reform efforts to its pivotal role in the...

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Justice, Respect, and Recognition in Mental Health Services

Paul Brodwin.

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 9867 words.

This chapter raises a key question for the interdisciplinary study of health and justice: is dialogue possible between theoretical models and first-person testimony about the harms caused...

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The Best Laid Plans: Resistant Community and the Intrepid Vision in the History of Managed Care Medicine

Laurie Zoloth.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

In the move to critique managed care, the essential principles that first made it a reasonable alternative to fee-for-service medicine can easily be lost. Careful reflection on the history...

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The global spread of community organizing: how ‘Alinsky-style’ community organizing travelled to Australia and what we learnt?

Amanda Tattersall.

in Community Development Journal

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 6239 words.

Community organizing refers to a particular way of working in public life that aims to enhance the capacity of community leaders to act for the common good in collaboration across civil...

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Trends in the organization of public research organizations: lessons from the Brazilian case

Sergio Salles-Filho, Maria Beatriz and Machado Bonacelli.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This paper analyzes trends in the evolution of public research organizations (PROs) with special emphasis on the Brazilian case. Given the central role in global competitiveness played by...

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