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Embryo PoliticsEthics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies

Embryo Politics: Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies

Thomas Banchoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449574
eISBN:
9780801460593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449574.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since the first fertilization of a human egg in the laboratory in 1968, scientific and technological breakthroughs have raised ethical dilemmas and generated policy controversies on both sides of the ... More

Hope and HistoryA Memoir of Tumultuous Times

Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

William vanden Heuvel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738173
eISBN:
9781501738180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738173.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is the memoir of Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel. It weaves together his most important public speeches and writings, compiled over a lifetime of public service, with anecdotes of his ... More

The Other WelfareSupplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

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 politics of the ... More

Unfinished BusinessPaid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy

Unfinished Business: Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy

Ruth Milkman and Eileen Appelbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452383
eISBN:
9780801469503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book documents the history and impact of California's paid family leave program, the first of its kind in the United States. The book analyzes the effect of the state's landmark paid family ... More

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