Volume V - 2012
The mission of Pepperdine Policy Review is to publish the best scholarly research, innovative policy solutions, and insightful commentary that School of Public Policy students have to offer. This journal seeks to inform policy makers, academic researchers, and the general public of ideas that will help transform public policy debate in the U.S. and abroad. All articles are thoroughly reviewed by student editors and must meet rigorous academic standards.
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Message from the Editors
Micahel Crouch and Michele Ogawa
Egypt Wrestles with Democracy: Expectations versus Realities
United States Strategy in Afghanistan from 2001 to Today
Providing Aid to Fragile or Failed States: A Short Argument for Moderation
Anthony H. Miller
The Crisis of America's Soul: How American Leaders Have Betrayed First Principles
Amy L. Kennedy
Stephen Colbert's Super PAC: A Better Tomorrow?
Shannon K. Anderson
"It's all Political, but Public Policy is Irrational"
Citizens' Jury 2011: Combating Homelessness within the Greater Los Angeles County
Are All R&D Dollars Created Equal?: A Look at the Effect of Federal Investment on
Casey J. O'Neil
Estimating the Impact of Cell Phone Laws on Car Accident Fatalities
A Memo on Social Security
Memoirs of a Paleo
Tulio S. de Oliveira
Articles published in Pepperdine Policy Review do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editorial Board or the School of Public Policy. The journal is published annually and accepts submissions from current students and alumni of the School of Public Policy.