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public policy

n.
The public interest or public good as expressed in principles that guide the interpretation and enforcement of the law: Contract provisions waiving legal rights may be held void as against public policy.
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The three ISNA Legislative Conferences provided 145 nurses and nursing students with a public policy infusion to the brain.
With one of primary goals to serve as "the voice of nurse educators and champion their interests in political, academic, and professional arenas," we work actively to shape and inform public policy affecting nursing education and nursing workforce development.
Summary: The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has established the 'Emirates University Center for Public Policy and Leadership' as part of its efforts to promote the policy of the Government of United Arab Emirates and its strategic vision to be among the best countries in the world by 2021.
The second updated edition of The Public Policy Theory Primer provides a comprehensive survey of the changing world of policy science, and is a key acquisition for graduate students and students working with public policy theory and issues.
The WNA Board of Directors adopted the WNA 2011-2012 Public Policy Agenda (PPA) for this legislative biennium.
One of the ideas that seem to be central to a discussion on post-communist welfare reform is the assumption that newly democracies needs to significant developments in the public policy management system.
It is well-established gift tax law that a "condition subsequent" is void for gift tax purposes as contrary to public policy.
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NJ-NAIOP) has announced the publication of the "2006-2007 Public Policy Agenda.
Harvard Professor Lawrence Summers insightfully discussed how academic research can influence and hopefully improve public policy ("Bridging the Divide: When Policy Profits from Research," Summer 2006).
Urban Sprawl and Public Health, a timely publication by highly qualified authors, is another wake-up call about public policy decisions with respect to land use, transportation, and community design that adversely affect our health, civic involvement, and quality of life.
The magazine will be distributed to 30,000 health IT decision-makers in federal, state and local government, as well as health system/private sector executives, public policy influencers and suppliers to government.
One of the outcomes of the three reviews is to be the establishment of an International Center for Career Development and Public Policy.
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