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Drugs and Drug PolicyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mark A.R. Kleiman, Jonathan P. Caulkins, and Angela Hawken

Published in Print: 
29 September 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570012
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199764518.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199764518
While there have always been norms and customs around the use of drugs, explicit public policies--regulations, taxes, and prohibitions--designed to control drug abuse are a more recent ... More
EnergyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

José Goldemberg

Published in Print: 
04 October 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570050
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199812905.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199812905
Without a doubt, the topic of energy--from coal, oil, and nuclear to geothermal, solar and wind--is one of the most pressing across the globe. It is of paramount importance to policy ... More
The Federal ReserveWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Federal Reserve: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Stephen H. Axilrod

Published in Print: 
06 June 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570111
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199934485.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199934485
The Federal Reserve System--the central bank of the United States, better known as The Fed--has never been more controversial. Criticism has reached such levels that Congressman Ron Paul, ... More
Food PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know® (Second Edition)  

Robert Paarlberg

Published in Print: 
25 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569870
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199322398.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199322398
The politics of food is changing fast. In rich countries, obesity is now a more serious problem than hunger. Consumers once satisfied with cheap and convenient food now want food that is ... More
The Gun DebateWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Philip J. Cook and Kristin A. Goss

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569054
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190073466.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190073466
No topic is more polarizing than guns and gun control. From a gun culture that took root early in American history to the mass shootings that repeatedly bring the public discussion of gun ... More
Health Care Reform and American PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Health Care Reform and American Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Lawrence Jacobs and Theda Skocpol

Published in Print: 
07 January 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569207
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262037.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262037
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act ... More
The Internet of ThingsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Internet of Things: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Scott J. Shackelford

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569801
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190943813.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190943813
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the notion that nearly everything we use, from gym shorts to streetlights, will soon be connected to the Internet; the Internet of Everything (IoE) ... More
Marijuana LegalizationWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jonathan P. Caulkins, Beau Kilmer, and Mark A.R. Kleiman

Published in Print: 
23 June 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569214
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262419.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262419
Should marijuana be legalized? Since 2012 four US states have legalized commercial for-profit marijuana production and use, while Washington DC has legalized possession, growth and gifting ... More

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