Politics and Public Policy in Hawai'i [NOOK Book]

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This book addresses policy topics of importance to Hawaii and other communities facing rapid growth, unsettling change, and a new economic environment.
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Politics and Public Policy in Hawai'i

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Overview

This book addresses policy topics of importance to Hawaii and other communities facing rapid growth, unsettling change, and a new economic environment.
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Considers the process of forming policy, the institutional environment, and some significant policy issues, in Hawaii, which has the most centralized governance of all the states. Paper edition (unseen), $12.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438420516
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 987 KB

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Introduction 1
Pt. I The Policy Environment
1 Policy Control: Institutionalized Centralization in the Fiftieth State 13
2 The State Economy 29
3 Social Dynamics of the Aloha State: The Population of Hawaii 51
Pt. II Policy Processes
4 Blood Runs Thick: Ethnicity as a Factor in Hawaii's Politics 67
5 Policy in Hawaii: The Budget 81
6 Resolving Policy Conflicts in Hawaii through Mediation 99
Pt. III Policy Issues
7 Environmental Quality in America's Tropical Paradise 113
8 Dealing with Scarcity: Land Use and Planning 131
9 The Politics of Housing in Hawaii 147
10 Planning for Rapid Transit on Oahu: Another Great Planning Disaster? 165
11 Tourism in Hawaii: Economic Issues for the 1990s and Beyond 185
12 Crime and Justice in Hawaii 201
13 Education in Hawaii: Balancing Equity and Progress 215
14 Hawaii Labor: The Social Relations of Production 229
15 Kupaa Aina: Native Hawaiian Nationalism in Hawaii 243
Contributors 261
Index 267
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