I am interested in the determinants and effects of public policies, and in the way people think about policy, including the psychological aspects of their policy judgments. Much of my published work has examined urban development, community change, and local policies toward immigrants.
||P.G. Lewis, D.M. Provine, M.W. Varsanyi, & S.H. Decker. 2013. "Why Do (Some) Local Police Departments Enforce Federal Immigration Law? Political, Demographic, and Organizational Influences on Local Choices." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 23 (1):1-25. |
||G. Glasgow, P.G. Lewis, & M. Neiman. 2012. “Local Development Policies and the Foreclosure Crisis in California: Can Local Policies Hold Back National Tides?” Urban Affairs Review 48 (1):64-85. |
||D.M. Provine & P.G. Lewis. 2014. "Shades of Blue: Local Policing, Legality, and Immigration Law." In C. Menjivar & D. Kanstroom, eds. Constructing Immigrant 'Illegality' (pp. 298-324). New York: Cambridge University Press.|
Urban Public Policy PRIMARY
Policy Process Theory SECONDARY
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation
Public Opinion PRIMARY