Confessions of an Accidental Scholar
ISBN: 1948000296
EAN13: 9781948000291
Language: English
Pages: 684
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Confessions of an Accidental Scholar: This unique work takes us into a unique world to reveal how those who labor to improve our public life think about social issues. The author makes a number of unique, even compelling points. Being a successful policy wonk is more than conquering the technical skills of doing quantitative analysis or dissecting complex issues with analytical acumen. It can demand creativity, imagination, breadth of interests, a nimble and inquisitive mind, historical depth, and just a little rebellious risk-taking. Inside these covers is a great