Politics / Policy Making

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Author(s) John Casey, Apurva Mehrotra   Date 2011     Source The Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management in the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College.     Abstract This case study examines the advocacy work in support of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity v. State of New York (1993) that brought together a... read more
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 10:06am
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Author(s) John Casey, Apurva Mehrotra   Date 2011     Source The Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management in the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College     Abstract This case study focuses on the campaign to eliminate racial and religious bias from the New York City foster care system, to protect... read more
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 10:03am
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Author(s) John Casey, Apurva Mehrotra   Date 2011     Source The Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management in the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College.     Abstract This case study examines the continuing work of community-based organizations and public interest lawyers to promote equitable and environmentally... read more
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 9:58am
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Author(s) Emily Kay Hanks and Samantha Alexander     Date 2014     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract New technologies and new business models often pose challenges for public officials. In the early 2010s ridesharing companies, built on the new technological... read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:22am
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Author(s) Charles Schweik and Lucia N. Miller, Center for Public Policy and Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.   Date 2013   Source  E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) Abstract... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:01pm
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Author(s)Timeka Smith and Amanda Cleveland Date2009 SourceSchool of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark \ AbstractIn the spring of 2010, T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria Virginia began a comprehensive school reform process toward bolstering the school’s “persistently lowest achieving” status.  This case study highlights the political... read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 9:09am
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Author(s)Charles M. Harr Date1992 Source Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review AbstractA case study of the Boston Harbor litigation is a striking example of how courts can circumvent the usual political processes that paralyze enunciated policies of environmental control. The Boston Harbor litigation was unusual even in the United States and is of interest chiefly for its... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:04am
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Author(s)Richard Benedetto, Ross Baker Date2001 SourceUsa Today AbstractThe freedom to vote for a candidate of your choice is a privilege not everyone in the world enjoys. The presidential election — an essential part of that freedom — generates election strategies, controversy and critical analysis of the results. This case study offers the opportunity to learn from history... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:51am
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Author(s)Joan Biskupic, Dennis Cauchon, Jim Drinkard, Ross BakerDate2002SourceUsa TodayAbstractThe issue of improving the voting process has become a topic of major interest since the 2000 Election. Will history repeat itself? The four USA TODAY articles in this case study provide a basis for discussing the pros and cons of election reform.Access through the Cases and Simulations... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:46am
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Author(s)Susan Page, Richard Benedetto, Susan Page, Patrick McMahonDate2002SourceUSA TodayAbstractHistorically, political issues likely to affect the outcome of an election have been relatively easy for politicians to identify and to build campaigns around. However, in the two years since the last national election, unprecedented events affecting national security, corporate... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:39am
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Author(s)Judy Keen, Mimi Hall, John Diamond, Steve Sternberg, Walter Shapiro, John Ritter, Blake Morrison, Patrick ODriscol, Laurence McQuillan, Mark Pearson, Karl Gelles, Marcy MullinsDate2002SourceUSA TodayAbstractA new Bush directive calls for pulling together eight Cabinet depar tments into one homeland defense department. Not since 1947 when President... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:31am
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Author(s)Jill Lawrence, Andrew Kohut Date2002Source USA Today AbstractOne nation, united or divided? Americans are all over the map on important issues ranging from gun control to politics to religion. Yet, in spite of all the diverse opinions, we remain one nation. We have the ability to rally around the flag and the presidency and present a united front. What is it about the... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:25am
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Author(s)Jill Lawrence, Andrew Kohut Date2002 SourceUSA Today AbstractOne nation, united or divided? Americans are all over the map on important issues ranging from gun control to politics to religion. Yet, in spite of all the diverse opinions, we remain one nation. We have the ability to rally around the flag and the presidency and present a united front. What is it about the... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:22am
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Author(s)Jill Lawrence, Andrew Kohut Date2002 SourceUSA Today AbstractOne nation, united or divided? Americans are all over the map on importantissues ranging from gun control to politics to religion. Yet, in spite of all the diverse opinions, we remain one nation. We have the ability to rally around the flag and the presidency and present a united front. What is it about the... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:18am
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Author(s) Mark Memmott, Steven Komarow, Gregg Zaroya, Vivienne Walt, Laurence McQuillan, William C. Holmberg Date 2002 SourceUSA TodayAbstractAfghanistan, a country of proud people who have experienced years of war now faces the challenge of rebuilding a nation after it has been devastated by continual conflicts. How much influence should the United States exert in helping... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:05am
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Author(s)James Cox, Del Jones, John Diamond, Barbara Slavin, Sherry L. Steeley Date2002 SourceUSA Today AbstractDubious about UN inspections, the Bush Administration is poised to undertake a high-tech military intervention to oust Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Although some critics dispute that Saddam poses an imminent threat, and opinion is divided on whether the Iraqi people... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 6:10pm
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Author(s)Susan Page, John Diamond, Judy Keen, Dave Moniz and Barbara Slavin Date2002 SourceUSA Today AbstractDubious about UN inspections, the Bush Administration is poised to undertake a high-tech military intervention to oust Iraqi President SaddamHussein. Although some critics dispute that Saddam poses an imminent threat, and opinion is divided on whether the Iraqi people... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 6:04pm
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Author(s)Roberta Cohen Date2011 SourceBROOKINGS AbstractOn April 20, 2011, Roberta Cohen addressed American University’s Washington College of Law on the topic of protracted refugee situations. In looking at protracted refugee situations, my focus will be on Iraq from where some 2 million refugees fled for Jordan, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries beginning in 2006. My main... read more
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 10:46am
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Author(s)Audrey Singer, Jill H. Wilson, and Brooke DeRenzis Date2009 SourceBROOKINGS AbstractFollowing the failure of national immigration reform in 2006 and 2007, local leaders in many areas with fast-growing immigrant populations stepped in to address the issue, capturing media and public attention with scores of proposed immigration-related ordinances. A case study of the local... read more
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 10:31am
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Author(s)The Roosevelt Institution at Hunter's Policy Director Jonathan Alexandratos answers the question, 'What is public policy?' at our chapter's launch event on February 21st, 2008. Date2008 SourceRoosevelt Institution at Hunter College, RooseveltHunter's Channel at Youtube AbstractThe Roosevelt Institution at Hunter's Policy Director Jonathan Alexandratos answers the question... read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 4:29pm
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Author(s)Lawrence W. ReedDate2007Sourcethe Show-Me InstituteAbstractLawrence W. Reed delivers an edited version of his seven principles speech at the Show-Me InstituteAccess through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy Part 1
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 4:28pm
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Author(s)Lawrence W. Reed Date2007 Sourcethe Show-Me Institute AbstractLawrence W. Reed delivers an edited version of his seven principles speech at the Show-Me Institute Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy Part 2
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 4:26pm
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Author(s)David Blunkett, Leader, Sheffield City Council Date2008 SourceDemocracy Street AbstractDavid Blunkett when Leader of Sheffield City Council in the early 1980s speaks to me at Birmingham University about the respective roles of managers and politicians in government and the 'growing grey area' where their activities overlap in developing policies Access through the... read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 4:01pm
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Author(s)President Barack Obama Date2007 Sourceyohannesyw's Channel at Youtube AbstractBarack Obama - Special Interest Group Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Barack Obama - Special Interest Group
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:58pm
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Author(s)John Edwards Date2007 SourceIowa Public Television AbstractJohn Edwards describes how he would interact with special interest groups. Iowa Public Television broadcast "The Des Moines Register Presidential Debates" live from the Iowa Public Television Maytag Auditorium in Johnston, Iowa on December 13, 2007. This forum, featured six of the Democrat candidates for President... read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:55pm
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Author(s) Professor Steffen Schmidt, Political Science, Iowa State University   Date 2007    Source steffenschmidt's Channel at Youtube   Abstract How does primate behavior and the exercise of POWER help us understand politics and politicians?   Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAA External Link: We Are All... read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 2:00pm
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Author(s)Anthony Burgoyne (M.A.) and Raven Kopelman (B.Sc.) Date2000 SourceTheorySpark AbstractTheorySpark brings the political and cultural process alive for people of all ages, while striving to make our products stimulating, immersive, and innovative. Our software allows for excellent educational opportunities in social studies, civics, history, geography, and political science... read more
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 2:01pm
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Author(s)Martin O'Malley Date2008 SourceGoverning Abstract"Governor O'Malley delivers the keynote address at Governing Magazines Managing Performance 2008 Conference. The address is delivered via video to the conference participants in Austin, Texas and focuses on Marylands performance measuring and management tool, StateStat." Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal... read more
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 9:26am
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Author(s)Andrew Cuomo Date2009 SourceUniversity at Buffalo Law school Abstract"Presentation by Andrew M. Cuomo, New York State Attorney General, The Empire State Strikes Back: A Plan to Reform Local Government. Organized by the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy." Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link:Andrew Cuomo The Empire State... read more
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 9:23am
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Author(s)Tina Richards, Atlantic Television News (ATN) DateSep 23 2009 SourceAtlantic Television News (ATN) Abstract"ATN's Tina Richards discusses the No Child Left Behind program with Paula Millar, a 20 veteran of teaching within impoverished neighborhoods in Rochester, NY and Fred Millar, an educational sociologist from the DC area." Access through the Cases and Simulations... read more
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 9:20am
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Author(s)The Center On Congress at Indiana University DateSep 18 2009 SourceThe Center On Congress at Indiana University Abstract"A brief description of federalism as practiced in the United States. Appropriate for classroom use, middle school students and above." Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Facts of Congress Federalism
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 9:12am
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Author(s)SPAA Date2009 SourceSPAA AbstractNew Public Service Major at Rutgers Newark - School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Harness the Power of Public Service
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 9:10am
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Author(s)Playdom Inc. Date2011SourcePlaydom Inc. AbstractStone Age, Classical Age, Modern Age... and beyond! Get ready to advance through the stages of history and transform your humble hamlet into a thriving civilization. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: City of Wonder 
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:56pm
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Author(s)AccurateDemocracy Date1996SourceAccurateDemocracy AbstractPoliticalSim lets players taste 41 flavors of democratic voting.  From Australia to Zuidland there are many ways to elect reps.  Each country's voting rule creates hot spots on the electoral field.  But the strong positions move if the voting rule is changed.  Some rules elect only centrists, some... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:28pm
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Author(s) O.S. Earth, Inc   Date 2009   Source O.S. Earth, Inc.   Abstract "The Global Simulation Workshop is a 3-hour interactive game that builds critical skills and teaches its participants about global issues. History. Economics. Geography. Political science. Ethics. Social studies. Technology. Media. Culture. All of these elements are... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
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Author(s)Don Jansiewicz Date2011SourceThe Game of Politics American Government Simulation AbstractThe Game of Politics© American government simulations use role playing to make American politics come alive.  These national government classroom and online simulations create an active learning experience, and are appropriate for advanced placement (AP) or higher education government... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:17pm
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Author(s)Max Barry SourceNationsStates DatesN/AAbstractNationStates is a nation simulation game. Create a nation according to your political ideals and care for its people. Or deliberately oppress them. It's up to you. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link:NationsStates 
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:11pm
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Author(s)ICONS Project Date2011SourceICONS Project AbstractDo you wonder how other instructors have integrated ICONS simulations into their courses or programs? The "Simulation Stories" section of the website contains various accounts from instructors about the ways in which they use ICONS simulations. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:09pm
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Author(s)USC Game Innovation Lab (Part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts' Interactive Media Division) Date2009 SourceUSC Game Innovation Lab AbstractThe Redistricting Game is designed to educate, engage, and empower citizens around the issue of political redistricting. Currently, the political system in most states allows the state legislators themselves to draw the lines. This... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:04pm
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Author(s)Brian A. Young, Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton  Date2000 SourceRuritania  AbstractRuritania is a constantly evolving interactive simulation utilized in the American Political System (POL 201) course for majors in the Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton. The simulation is a composite of various simulations and... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 2:49pm
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