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  • Moscow Rules

    Moscow Rules
    av Keir Giles

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815735748

    From Moscow, the world looks different. It is through understanding how Russia sees the world?and its place in it?that the West can best meet the Russian challenge.Russia and the West are like neighbors who never seem able to understand each other.…

  • Get Out the Vote

    Get Out the Vote
    av Donald P. Green

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815736936

    The most important element in every election is getting voters to the polls—these get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts make the difference between winning and losing office. With the first three editions of Get Out the Vote, Donald P. Green and Ala…

  • The Constitution of Knowledge

    The Constitution of Knowledge
    av Jonathan Rauch

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738862

    Arming Americans to defend the truth from today's war on facts.Disinformation. Trolling. Conspiracies. Social media pile-ons. Campus intolerance. On the surface, these recent additions to our daily vocabulary appear to have little in common. But tog…

  • Memos to the President

    Memos to the President
    av Charles Schultze

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815777779

    When policymakers are in need of economic advice, professional economists are never far away. Policymakers, journalists, and citizens all rely on experts to explain various economic developments and policy proposals. While it is fortunate that exper…

  • India and Asian Geopolitics

    India and Asian Geopolitics
    av Shivshankar Menon

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815737230

    A clear-eyed look at modern India's role in Asia's and the broader world. One of India's most distinguished foreign policy thinkers addresses the many questions facing India as it seeks to find its way in the increasingly complex world of Asian geop…

  • Surprise Attack

    Surprise Attack
    av Richard K. Betts

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815709299

    Long before Germany's blitzkrieg swept the West, European leaders had received many signals of its imminence. Stalin, too, had abundant warning of German designs on Russia but believed that by avoiding ""provocative"" defensive measures he could ave…

  • Global Cities

    Global Cities
    av Greg Clark

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815728917

    Why have some cities become great global urban centers, and what cities will be future leaders? From Athens and Rome in ancient times to New York, London, Paris and Singapore today, a handful of cities have stood out as centers of global economic, m…

  • American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump

    American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump
    av Hal Brands

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815732785

    Looking beyond the headlines to address the enduring grand strategic questions facing the United States today. American foreign policy is in a state of upheaval. The rise of Donald Trump and his ""America First"" platform have created more uncertain…

  • Pasteur?s Quadrant

    Pasteur?s Quadrant
    av Donald E. Stokes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815781776

    Over fifty years ago, Vannevar Bush released his enormously influential report, Science, the Endless Frontier, which asserted a dichotomy between basic and applied science. This view was at the core of the compact between government and science that…

  • The Senkaku Paradox

    The Senkaku Paradox
    av Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815736899

    America needs better options for resolving potential crises. In recent years, the Pentagon has elevated its concerns about Russia and China as potential military threats to the United States and its allies. But what issues could provoke actual confl…

  • The Inheritance

    The Inheritance
    av Mara E. Karlin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738459

    Exploring how the U.S. military can move beyond Iraq and Afghanistan.Since the September 11, 2001, attacks, the U.S. military has been fighting incessantly in conflicts around the globe, but with inconclusive results. The legacy of this long involve…

  • Dream Hoarders

    Dream Hoarders
    av Richard V. Reeves

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815734482

    Dream Hoarders sparked a national conversation on the dangerous separation between the upper middle class and everyone else. Now in paperback and newly updated for the age of Trump, Brookings Institution senior fellow Richard Reeves is continuing to…

  • Mr. Putin

    Mr. Putin
    av Fiona Hill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815726173

    Fiona Hill and other U.S. public servants have been recognized as Guardians of the Year in TIME's 2019 Person of the Year issue.From the KGB to the Kremlin: a multidimensional portrait of the man at war with the West.Where do Vladimir Putin's ideas…

  • China's Youth

    China's Youth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815739364

    Understanding the young adults who came of age during the rise of China's economic and global powerThis book by a prominent Chinese sociologist explores how China's youth will influence the country's future. Focusing on millennials?those born betwee…

  • Refugee Manipulation

    Refugee Manipulation

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815780915

    Since World War II, refugee organizations have faced a recurrent challenge: the manipulation of refugees by warring parties to further their own aims. Some armies in civil wars, facing military defeat, use refugees as assets to establish the interna…

  • The Market for Virtue

    The Market for Virtue
    av David Vogel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815790778

    In the highly praised The Market for Virtue, David Vogel presents a clear, balanced analysis of the contemporary corporate social responsibility (CSR) movement in the United States and Europe. In this updated paperback edition, Vogel discusses recen…

  • Regional Integration in West Africa

    Regional Integration in West Africa
    av Eswar Prasad

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738534

    Assessing the potential benefits and risks of a currency union.Leaders of the fifteen-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have set a goal of achieving a monetary and currency union by late 2020. Although some progress has been…

  • Red Arctic

    Red Arctic
    av Elizabeth Buchanan

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738886

    Explaining why a new cold war over the Arctic is not inevitable.Renewed tensions between Russia and the West have fueled speculation that Moscow's apparent designs on the Arctic region could help stimulate a new cold war. Vladimir Putin's openly nat…

  • Call to Order

    Call to Order
    av Steven S. Smith

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815780137

    Congress is playing by new rules--a changing distribution of power in Congress, a more complex interplay of rules and procedures and policy, and a new role for floor politics in the legislative process. In Call to Order, Smith outlines how a fairly…

  • Transforming the Development Landscape

    Transforming the Development Landscape

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815711247

    Private sector activity is crucial for development. It shapes the investment climate, mobilizes innovation and financing in areas such as global health, and can either cause or mitigate social and environmental harm. Yet so far, the international de…

  • In Good Times Prepare for Crisis

    In Good Times Prepare for Crisis
    av Ira Lieberman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815735342

    Sovereign debt crises are a little like the weather: One can get ready to endure them and maybe take some steps to lessen their impact, but so far it hasn't been possible to prevent them. Like the weather, they just keep happening. That's the overri…

  • Global Non-proliferation and Counter-terrorism

    Global Non-proliferation and Counter-terrorism

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815710172

    "Brings together scholars and policymakers to examine the impact of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 on the bioscientific community, the Chemical Weapons Convention, the IAEA, trade and customs, and counterproliferation initiatives. Provides an o…

  • Securing Our Children?s Future

    Securing Our Children?s Future

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815706052

    A nation of great resources, the United States is confronted all too often with headlines about shootings in schools and with the unsettling reality that homicide rates for juveniles far exceed that of other industrialized nations. The challenge of…

  • Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services: 2001

    Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services: 2001

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815701170

    This annual series from the Brookings Institution and the Financial Institutions Center at the Wharton School provides timely and insightful analyses of the financial services industry. The fourth volume in the series focuses on integrating emerging…

  • New Paternalism

    New Paternalism

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815756514

    If government tells dependent people how to live today, will we have a more self-reliant society tomorrow? That's the critical question as government increasingly seeks to supervise the lives of poor citizens who are dependent on it, often in return…

  • The Future of Children

    The Future of Children

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815755630

    This semiannual journal provides research and analysis to promote effective policies and programs for children. This volume features the following articles:Improving Children's ProspectsAn Overview Our Elementary and Secondary SchoolsEqualizing Oppo…

  • Saving Europe

    Saving Europe
    av Carlo Bastasin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815726135

    Is the European crisis over? By no means, according to economist and journalist Carlo Bastasin, In fact, the problems that developed between 2008 and 2011 - described in the first edition of Saving Europe - have grown worse. Instead of coming toget…

  • Japan's Unequal Trade

    Japan's Unequal Trade
    av Edward J. Lincoln

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815752615

    With all the rapid economic success in Japan, it is easy to forget just how insular the nation has been, and how strikingly different its trading patterns remain from those of other industrialized nations. Japan is moving into an era of greater inte…

  • The Iranian Revolution at Forty

    The Iranian Revolution at Forty

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815737933

    How Iran - and the world around it - have changed in the four decades since a revolutionary theocracy took power. Iran's 1979 revolution is one of the most important events of the late twentieth century. The overthrow of the Western-leaning Shah and…

  • Brazil's Second Chance

    Brazil's Second Chance
    av Lincoln Gordon

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815733218

    Brazil is currently in a critical phase of a decades-long transformation from a patrimonial society--based on the cultivation and export of sugar and coffee--to a modernized industrial and service economy with effective democratic governance. It is…

  • Trump's Democrats

    Trump's Democrats
    av Stephanie Muravchik

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738633

    Why did so many traditionally ?blue? communities break for Donald Trump in 2016? Will they do so again in 2020? Looking for answers, Muravchik and Shields lived in three such ?flipped? blue communities, finding that these voters still like the Democ…

  • Confronting Suburban Poverty in America

    Confronting Suburban Poverty in America
    av Elizabeth Kneebone

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815725800

    It has been nearly a half century since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. Back in the 1960s tackling poverty "in place" meant focusing resources in the inner city and in rural areas. The suburbs were seen as home to middle- and upper…

  • If It's Broke, Fix It

    If It's Broke, Fix It

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815739678

    How to restore ethics, the rule of law, and democracy as the centerpieces of U.S. government U.S. government has been repeatedly renewed—sometimes simply repaired and other times reinvented—during its over 230 years. Major aspects of the…

  • Prices and Quantities

    Prices and Quantities
    av Arthur M Okun

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815764793

    During the past decade Arthur M. Okun, like many economists, focused attention on finding ways to fight inflation without sacrificing goals of high employment and prosperity. In recent years the economy has been plagued by stagflation?the simultaneo…

  • Digital Schools

    Digital Schools
    av Darrell M. West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815725442

    Nearly a century ago, famed educator John Dewey said that “if we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow”. That wisdom resonates more strongly than ever today, and that maxim underlies this insightful loo…

  • Digital Schools

    Digital Schools
    av Darrell M. West

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815722441

    Nearly a century ago, famed educator John Dewey said that ""if we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow."" That wisdom resonates more strongly than ever today, and that maxim underlies this insightful look at the p…

  • Beyond Sweatshops

    Beyond Sweatshops
    av Theodore H. Moran

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815706151

    Images of sweatshop labor in developing countries have rallied opponents of globalization against foreign direct investment (FDI). The controversy is most acute over the treatment of low-skilled workers producing garments, footwear, toys, and sports…

  • Tangled Web

    Tangled Web
    av Reuven Paz

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780944029756

    Drawing on decades of research focused on Islamic movements and Islamic-sponsored terror activities, counter-terrorism expert Paz addresses the consolidation of global Islamist networks as one of the most important developments in Islamic political…

  • North Korea Through the Looking Glass

    North Korea Through the Looking Glass
    av R Hassig

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815764359

    Fifty-five years after its founding at the dawn of the cold war, North Korea remains a land of illusions. Isolated and anachronistic, the country and its culture seem to be dominated exclusively by the official ideology of Juche, which emphasizes na…

  • Sustaining Nonprofit Performance

    Sustaining Nonprofit Performance
    av Paul C. Light

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815752257

    The nonprofit sector survives because it has a self-exploiting work force: wind it up and it will do more with less until it just runs out. But at some point, the spring must break. America's nonprofit organizations face a difficult present and an u…

  • The Politics of Post-Suharto Indonesia

    The Politics of Post-Suharto Indonesia

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876092477

    Responding to the critical need of policymakers, and practitioners for current research on Indonesia, this text focuses on four areas: the economy; religion and ethnicitiy; civil society; and the military. A concluding chapter covers the Internation…

  • The Obama Administration and the Americas

    The Obama Administration and the Americas

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815703099

    The Obama administration inherits a daunting set of domestic and international policy challenges. It would be tempting to put Latin America and the Caribbean on the back burner, for their nations pose no imminent security threat nor do they seem at…

  • Global Political Cities

    Global Political Cities
    av Kent E. Calder

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815739074

    Why cities often cope better than nations with today's lightning-fast changes.The British Empire declined decades ago, but London remains one of the world's preeminent centers of finance, commerce, and political discourse. London is just one of the…

  • Emerging Markets

    Emerging Markets
    av M. Ayhan Kose

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815705642

    Emerging market economies (EMEs) have become the darlings of international investors and the focus of enormous attention in academic, media, and policy circles. M. Ayhan Kose and Eswar Prasad present the definitive account of the evolution of EMEs a…

  • Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Spring 2017

    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Spring 2017

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815732518

    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) provides academic and business economists, government officials, and members of the financial and business communities with timely research on current economic issues.

  • Reforming Planned Economies in an Integrating World Economy

    Reforming Planned Economies in an Integrating World Economy
    av Barry P. Bosworth

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815710479

    The still chaotic states of the former Soviet Union, a growing China, and the divergent nations of Eastern Europe are striving to radically transform their economies. In their quest to become more integrated with the global economy, they are making…

  • Financial Market Regulation and Reforms in Emerging Markets

    Financial Market Regulation and Reforms in Emerging Markets

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815704898

    The rapid spread and far-reaching impact of the global financial crisis have highlighted the need for strengthening financial systems in advanced economies and emerging markets. Emerging markets face particular challenges in developing their nascent…

  • Popular Choice and Managed Democracy

    Popular Choice and Managed Democracy
    av Timothy J. Colton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815715351

    Twice in the winter of 1999-2000, citizens of the Russian Federation flocked to their neighborhood voting stations and scratched their ballots in an atmosphere of uncertainty, rancor, and fear. This book is a tale of these two elections —one f…

  • Beyond the Dot.coms

    Beyond the Dot.coms
    av Robert E. Litan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815733201

    In just a few years, the Internet has had a visible impact on the daily lives of many Americans. But the recent demise of many of the ""dot coms"" that symbolized the Internet revolution has raised warning flags about its future. Until now, discussi…

  • The Plane Truth

    The Plane Truth
    av Roger W. Cobb

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815771999

    Flying is an extremely safe way to travel. Fewer than 14,000 individuals perished in U.S. airline disasters during the twentieth century. In contrast, nearly three times as many people lose their lives in automobile accidents every year. Yet plane c…

  • Blood on the Doorstep

    Blood on the Doorstep
    av Barnett R. Rubin

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870784736

    Throughout the 1990s, U.S. policymakers by and large thought they could insulate the country from the collapse of distant states and the spread of war and disorder in some of the world's poorest regions. The attacks on September 11, 2001, however, s…

  • Blood on the Doorstep

    Blood on the Doorstep
    av Barnett R. Rubin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870784743

    Throughout the 1990s, U.S. policymakers by and large thought they could insulate the country from the collapse of distant states and the spread of war and disorder in some of the world's poorest regions. The attacks on September 11, 2001, however, s…