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Published: 08 April 2010

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780195391237

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The Political Power of Bad Ideas

Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Mark Lawrence Schrad

  • A first step into considering "bad policy" as a distinct realm of policy inquiry
  • Places American prohibition into a global context
  • Describes the dynamic between ideas and their institutional contexts, and examines how different institutional structures permit ideas to gain influence

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