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  • Why Government Is the Problem

    Why Government Is the Problem
    av Milton Friedman

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817954420

    Friedman discusses a government system that is no longer controlled by "we, the people." Instead of Lincoln's government "of the people, by the people, and for the people," we now have a government "of the people, by the bureaucrats, for the bureauc…

  • Courage Under Fire

    Courage Under Fire
    av James B. Stockdale

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817936921

    When physical disability from combat wounds brought about Jim Stockdale's early retirement from military life, he had the distinction of being the only three-star officer in the history of the navy to wear both aviator wings and the Congressional Me…

  • Asia's New Geopolitics

    Asia's New Geopolitics
    av Michael R. Auslin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817923242

    The Indo-Pacific is fast becoming the world's dominant region. Now, as it grows in power and wealth, geopolitical competition has reemerged, threatening future stability not merely in Asia but around the globe. China is aggressive and uncooperative,…

  • Thinking about the Future

    Thinking about the Future
    av George P. Shultz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817922542

    In a rich and varied career, George P. Shultz has aided presidents, confronted national and international crises, and argued passionately that the United States has a vital stake in promoting democratic values and institutions. In speeches, articles…

  • A Hinge of History

    A Hinge of History
    av George P. Shultz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817924348

    The world is at an inflection point. Advancing technologies are creating new opportunities and challenges. Great demographic changes are occurring rapidly, with significant consequences. Governance everywhere is in disarray. A new world is emerging.…

  • A Vietnam Experience

    A Vietnam Experience
    av James B. Stockdale

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817981525

    A prisoner of war in North Vietnam for over seven years, the author discusses his experiences, the study of military history, leadership, duty, and moral commitment

  • Unstable Majorities

    Unstable Majorities
    av Morris P. Fiorina

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817921156

    America is "currently fighting its second Civil War." Partisan politics are "ripping this country apart." The 2016 election "will go down as the most acrimonious presidential campaign of all." Such statements have become standard fare in American po…

  • Race & Economics

    Race & Economics
    av Walter E. Williams

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817912451

    Walter E. Williams applies an economic analysis to the problems black Americans have faced in the past and still face in the present to show that that free-market resource allocation, as opposed to political allocation, is in the best interests of m…

  • Race & Economics

    Race & Economics
    av Walter E. Williams

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817912444

    Walter E. Williams applies an economic analysis to the problems black Americans have faced in the past and still face in the present to show that that free-market resource allocation, as opposed to political allocation, is in the best interests of m…

  • Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot

    Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot
    av James B Stockdale

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817993924

    In describing his seven and a half years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, the late Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale has said: "In that atmosphere of death and hopelessness, stripped of the niceties, the amenities of civilization, my ideas on li…

  • Controversial Essays

    Controversial Essays
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817929923

    Thomas Sowell takes some of his most popular newspaper columns and examines the broader questions beyond the events which inspired them. One of conservatism's most articulate voices dissects today's most important economic, racial, political, educat…

  • Barbarians inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays

    Barbarians inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817995829

    A collection of essays that discusses such issues as the media, immigration, the minimum wage and multiculturalism.

  • Women of the Gulag

    Women of the Gulag
    av Paul R. Gregory

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817915742

    During the course of three decades, Joseph Stalin's Gulag, a vast network of forced labour camps and settlements, held many millions of prisoners. People in every corner of the Soviet Union lived in daily terror of imprisonment and execution. In res…

  • A Country I Do Not Recognize

    A Country I Do Not Recognize
    av Robert H Bork

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817946029

    During the past forty years, activists have repeatedly used the court system to accomplish substantive policy results that could not otherwise be obtained through the ordinary political processes of government, both in the United States and abroad.…

  • Reflections on Europe

    Reflections on Europe
    av Dennis L. Bark

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817994921

    These reflections on interrelated issues of concern to Europe and America by five distinguished authors from England, France, Germany, and the United States address complex questions in a post-cold war world.

  • The Future of School Choice

    The Future of School Choice
    av Paul E. Peterson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817939526

    In the most anticipated decision of its 2002 term, the Supreme Court ruled that the school voucher program in Cleveland, Ohio, did not violate the Constitution's ban on the "establishment" of religion. In this book, the authors examine the meaning o…

  • The Historical Performance of the Federal Reserve

    The Historical Performance of the Federal Reserve
    av Michael D. Bordo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817922146

    Distinguished economist Michael D. Bordo argues for the importance of monetary stability and monetary rules, offering theoretical, empirical, and historical perspectives to support his case. He shows how the pursuit of stable monetary policy guided…

  • The Best Defense?

    The Best Defense?
    av Abraham D Sofaer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817910044

    Drawing from the findings of the Stanford Task Force on Preventive Force, Abraham D. Sofaer offers a practical guide to identifying and considering the issues relevant to preventive uses of force, in the hope that such uses of force, if undertaken,…

  • Two-Fer

    Two-Fer
    av Clint Bolick

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817914646

    When presidents name justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, they may be making significant decisions in terms of the lasting and direct impact on the American people and their freedoms. Yet although for those reasons the appointment of Supreme Court ju…

  • A Practical Guide to Winning the War on Terrorism

    A Practical Guide to Winning the War on Terrorism
    av Adam Garfinkle

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817945428

    The military side of the war on terrorism, says Adam Garfinkle, is a necessary but not sufficient aspect of the solution. Weapons of mass destruction are activated by ideas of mass destruction, and these ideas arise from complex historical and socia…

  • Herbert Hoover and Stanford University

    Herbert Hoover and Stanford University
    av George H. Nash

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817986919

    Herbert Hoover arrived at Stanford in 1891, neither wealthy nor from a distinquished family, and was admitted on the condition that he become "proficient" in English. From that inauspicious beginning came the long and mutually rewarding relationship…

  • Entitlement Spending

    Entitlement Spending
    av David Koitz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817915544

    The federal government is today facing the largest fiscal challenge since World War II. The fundamental question before the nation is whether the fiscal course the government is on can continue. In Entitlement Spending: Our Coming Fiscal Tsunami, Da…

  • Perjury

    Perjury
    av Allen Weinstein

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817912253

    Although almost a half-century has passed since the jury at Alger Hiss's second trial pronounced him guilty of perjury, the case remains controversial and the verdict leaves questions unanswered. The case has continued to make headlines and attract…

  • Tests, Testing, and Genuine School Reform

    Tests, Testing, and Genuine School Reform
    av Herbert J Walberg

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817913540

    The pressing need to improve achievement in American schools is widely recognized. In Tests, Testing, and Genuine School Reform, Herbert J. Walberg draws on scientific studies of tests and their uses to inform citizens, educators, and policy makers…

  • Reykjavik Revisited

    Reykjavik Revisited

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817949211

    Drawn from presentations made at the Hoover Institution's October 2007 conference, this collection of essays examines the practical steps necessary to address the current security challenges of nuclear weapons and to move toward the Reykjavik goal o…

  • We Shot the War

    We Shot the War

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817921644

    We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam examines the legacy of one of the most popular and eccentric newspapers to cover the Vietnam War. With its mix of hard-hitting military exposes, pinups, and comic strips, Overseas Weekly earned a reputatio…

  • National Health Policy

    National Health Policy

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817976521

    Many papers included in this volume express skepticism regarding both the diagnosis of the American health system as fundamentally ailing and the prescription of greater public intervention in the financing and delivery of medical services as the re…

  • When the AK-47s Fall Silent

    When the AK-47s Fall Silent
    av Timothy C. Brown

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817998424

    The majority of Latin American revolutionaries and guerrillas have now laid down their weapons and opted to participate in that region's democratic processes. What brought about this transformation? When the AK-47s Fall Silent brings together for th…

  • Reflections on Allan H. Meltzer's Contributions to Monetary Economics and Public Policy

    Reflections on Allan H. Meltzer's Contributions to Monetary Economics and Public Policy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817923051

    Allan H. Meltzer (1928-2017), a leading monetary economist of the twentieth century, is memorialized in eleven essays by prominent economists. Among his achievements, Meltzer transformed the field of central banking and dissected the economic disast…

  • In the Wake of Empire

    In the Wake of Empire
    av Anatol Shmelev

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817924249

    Even as a country ceases to be a great power, the concept of it as a great power can continue to influence decision making and policy formulation. This book explores how such a process took place in Russia from 1917 through 1920, when the Bolshevik…

  • Politics In Western Europe

    Politics In Western Europe
    av Gerald A. Dorfman

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817991227

    The close of the twentieth century has brought changes to Europe of such magnitude that some predict the return of the Age of Europe. In this timely update of Politics in Wesern Europe, editors Gerald A. Dorfman and Peter J. Duignan and numerous dis…

  • Energy Efficiency

    Energy Efficiency
    av James L. Sweeney

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817919542

    The entire world, especially the United States, is in the midst of an energy revolution. Since the oil embargo of 1973, individuals, corporations, and other organizations have found ways to economically reduce energy use. In this book, Jim Sweeney e…

  • Business Ethics in the Global Market

    Business Ethics in the Global Market
    av Tibor R Machan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817996321

    What special problems arise for managers and employees of companies when they do business in countries and cultures other than their own? The essays in this book identify universal principles of business ethics and spell out minimal legal and ethica…

  • The Illusion of Net Neutrality

    The Illusion of Net Neutrality
    av Bob Zelnick

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817915940

    In The Illusion of Net Neutrality, coauthors Bob Zelnick and his daughter, Eva Zelnick, sound the alarm on how the ever-increasing threat of regulations, rules, and powerful competing interests could strip the Internet of its unfettered, open nature…

  • Israel and the Struggle over the International Laws of War

    Israel and the Struggle over the International Laws of War
    av Peter Berkowitz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817914349

    In recent years, the term lawfare has come to describe the use of international law as a political weapon. The Goldstone Report, which was published by the United Nations in September 2009, and the Gaza flotilla controversy, which erupted at the end…

  • Two Societies in Opposition

    Two Societies in Opposition
    av Ramon H. Myers

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817990916

    The essays in this book employ a multidisciplinary approach to systematically compare the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China on Taiwan.

  • Political Money

    Political Money
    av Annalise G. Anderson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817996727

    Current proposals involve increasing the regulation of campaign expenditures, further restricting campaign donations, creating ever-larger bureaucracies, using public funding for federal campaigns, and attempting to limit political speech not only t…

  • Free Markets under Siege

    Free Markets under Siege
    av Richard A Epstein

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817946111

    In this Hoover Classics reissue, Richard Epstein draws on his extensive knowledge of history, law, and economics to examine how best to regulate the interface between market choice and government intervention. With clarity, force, and wit, Epstein p…

  • Varieties of Conservatism in America

    Varieties of Conservatism in America
    av Peter Berkowitz

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817945725

    This book examines the questions that divide conservatives today and reveals the variety of answers put forward by classical conservatives, libertarians, and neoconservatives. The contributors-drawn from varied professional backgrounds-each bring a…

  • The Volga Tatars

    The Volga Tatars
    av Azade-Ayse Rorlich

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817983918

    The Volga Tatars is the first Western-language study that investigates the history of the Volga Tatars since the tenth century A.D. The central theme of the book is the shaping and evolution of the identity of these people, focusing on the history o…

  • Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives

    Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives
    av Paul R. Gregory

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817948122

    The secret world of the Soviet Union revealedThe opening of the once-secret Soviet state and party archives in the early 1990s proved to be an event of exceptional significance. When Western scholars broke down the official wall of secrecy that had…

  • Power to the Patient

    Power to the Patient
    av Scott W. Atlas, MD

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817945923

    HOW CAN WE BEGIN TO CONTROL THE RISING COSTS OF HEALTH CARE? When calculated on a per capita basis, the United States has the costliest health care system in the world. The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care, with…

  • Iraq after America

    Iraq after America
    av Joel Rayburn

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817916947

    More than a decade after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, most studies of the Iraq conflict focus on the twin questions of whether the United States should have entered Iraq in 2003 and whether it should have exited in 2011, but few have examined the…

  • American Individualism

    American Individualism
    av Herbert Hoover

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817920159

    In late 1921, then secretary of commerce Herbert Hoover decided to distill from his experiences a coherent understanding of the American experiment he cherished. The result was the 1922 book American Individualism. In it, Hoover expounded and vigoro…

  • Paul Robert Hanna

    Paul Robert Hanna
    av Jared R Stallones

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817928322

    Analyzing and ultimately placing in context Paul Hanna's vast contributions, this book provides a richly textured narrative of his life and his major role in twentieth-century American education and the development of modern American education.

  • One Korea?

    One Korea?
    av Thomas H. Henriksen

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817992927

    A distinguished panel of scholars from around the world convened at the Hoover Institution in June 1993 to assess prospects for a reunited Korea. Scenarios for reunification identified at that conference are presented in this volume.

  • Managing American Hegemony

    Managing American Hegemony
    av Kori N. Schake

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817949020

    Kori Schake examines key questions about the United States' position of power in the world, including, Why is the United States' power so threatening? Is it sustainable? Does military force still matter? How can we revise current practices to reduce…

  • Managing American Hegemony

    Managing American Hegemony
    av Kori N. Schake

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817949013

    Kori Schake examines key questions about the United States' position of power in the world, including, Why is the United States' power so threatening? Is it sustainable? Does military force still matter? How can we revise current practices to reduce…

  • Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

    Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise
    av John F. Cogan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817910648

    Health care in the United States has made remarkable advances during the past forty years. Yet our health care system also has several well-known problems: high costs, significant numbers of people without insurance, and glaring gaps in quality and…

  • Hammer, Sickle, and Soil

    Hammer, Sickle, and Soil
    av Jonathan Daly

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817920647

    In Hammer, Sickle, and Soil , Jonathan Daly tells the harrowing story of Stalin's transformation of millions of family farms throughout the USSR into 250,000 collective farms during the period from 1929 to 1933. History's biggest experiment in socia…

  • International and English-Language Collections

    International and English-Language Collections
    av Glazier

    Inbunden - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817950323

  • Three Tweets to Midnight

    Three Tweets to Midnight

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817923358

    Disinformation and misinformation have always been part of conflict. But as the essays in this volume outline, the rise of social media and the new global information ecosystem have created conditions for the spread of propaganda like never before-w…