Safeguarding the Future

BWB Texts

Book 52
Bridget Williams Books
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In an era of populist politics, Brexit, Donald Trump, 24-hour news cycles and perpetual election campaigning, how do we govern well for the future? How do we take the long view, ensuring that present-day policy decisions reflect the needs and safeguard the interests of future generations?

In this timely BWB Text, acclaimed policy scholar Jonathan Boston sets out what ‘anticipatory governance’ might look like in New Zealand. Confronted with a world becoming more uncertain by the day, this book is essential reading for anyone questioning how democratic societies can tackle the unprecedented challenges ahead.
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About the author

Jonathan Boston is a Professor of Public Policy in the School of Government at the Victoria University of Wellington. He has written extensively on public management, the welfare state, child poverty, climate change policy, tertiary education funding, and comparative government.
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Publisher
Bridget Williams Books
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Published on
Mar 8, 2017
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Pages
216
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ISBN
9780947518264
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Political Science / World / Australian & Oceanian
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This content is DRM protected.
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