Volume VI - 2013
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.
Message from the Editor
A Global Blasphemy Law: Protecting Believers at the Expense of Free Speech
Can clean drinking water and sanitation reduce child mortality in Senegal?
Financial Openness and Growth: 2000-2010
Mobile Health Technology in Developing Countries: The Case of Tanzania
No Music in Timbuktu: A Brief Analysis of the Conflict in Mali and Al Qaeda's Rebirth
Oil Sands Extraction: Lessons From Alberta Can, and Should, Inform American Policies
Preparing for the Inevitable: US Climate Change Preparation
Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Gas Formations in the United States
The Korean Conflict and the United States National Security
The Rising Digital Missile Gap: the Security Threat of the United States' Cyber Inactivity
The Role of Health Care in a Democratic Capitalist Society
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.