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  • 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…

  • Get Out the Vote

    Get Out the Vote
    av Alan S. Gerber

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815725688

    The most important element in every election is the voters, and get-out-the-vote (GOTV) campaigns can make the difference between winning and losing. With the first two editions of Get Out the Vote, Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber broke ground by…

  • 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…

  • Democracies Divided

    Democracies Divided

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815737216

    Why divisions have deepened and what can be done to heal them. As one part of the global democratic recession, severe political polarization is increasingly afflicting old and new democracies alike, producing the erosion of democratic norms and risi…

  • 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…

  • Unlocking Africa's Business Potential

    Unlocking Africa's Business Potential
    av Landry Signe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815737384

    Africa welcomes business investment and offers some of the world's highest returns and impacts. Africa has tremendous economic potential and offers rewarding opportunities for global businesses looking for new markets and long-term investments with…

  • After Engagement

    After Engagement

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738350

    From cooperation to a new cold war: is this the future for today's two great powers?. U.S. policy toward China is at an inflection point. For more than a generation, since the 1970s, a near-consensus view in the United States supported engagement wi…

  • Why Presidents Fail And How They Can Succeed Again

    Why Presidents Fail And How They Can Succeed Again
    av Elaine C. Kamarck

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815727781

    At the beginning of the century, the majority of Americans were satisfied with the way things were going in the United States. And then a slow decline began, seemingly uninterrupted by changes in party or achievements by the White House. As the camp…

  • 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…

  • Pasteur?s Quadrant

    Pasteur?s Quadrant
    av Donald E. Stokes

    Häftad - 1996 - 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…

  • War and Peace in Southern Africa

    War and Peace in Southern Africa

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815775850

    The new South Africa, as well as the surrounding southern region, is finally free of apartheid and colonial rule. Civil wars have ended; democracy is everywhere. Economically, South Africa and the region are beginning to grow more rapidly than ever…

  • War and Peace in Southern Africa

    War and Peace in Southern Africa

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815775843

    The new South Africa, as well as the surrounding southern region, is finally free of apartheid and colonial rule. Civil wars have ended; democracy is everywhere. Economically, South Africa and the region are beginning to grow more rapidly than ever…

  • The Swedish Economy

    The Swedish Economy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815710417

    This books examines economic conditions and policies in Sweden. Topics include adjusting to slower economic growth, labor markets, taxation, the public sector, and Swedish political foundations.

  • The Conscience of the World

    The Conscience of the World

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815794196

    Private groups, such as Amnesty International and Save the Children Fund, have had a formal consultative status with the United Nations since its founding. Such groups--known as nongovernmental organizations, or NGOs--have come to exert considerable…

  • The Fifth Estate

    The Fifth Estate
    av James G. McGann

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815728306

    The Fifth Estate: Think Tanks, Public Policy, and Governance is a comprehensive look at think tanks and the important role they play in shaping public policy and public discourse in the United States. Author James G. McGann illustrates the lasting i…

  • Public Sector Reform in the Middle East and North Africa

    Public Sector Reform in the Middle East and North Africa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815736974

    Critical examinations of efforts to make governments more efficient and responsive. Political upheavals and civil wars in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have obscured efforts by many countries in the region to reform their public sectors. U…

  • Beyond Snowden

    Beyond Snowden
    av Timothy H. Edgar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815730637

    Safeguarding Our Privacy and Our Values in an Age of Mass Surveillance America’s mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obam…

  • The Uses and Abuses of Weaponized Interdependence

    The Uses and Abuses of Weaponized Interdependence

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738374

    How globalized information networks can be used for strategic advantage.Until recently, globalization was viewed, on balance, as an inherently good thing that would benefit people and societies nearly everywhere. Now there is growing concern that so…

  • Epidemic

    av Reid Wilson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738671

    A global health catastrophe narrowly averted. A world unprepared for another outbreak. In December 2013, a young boy in a tiny West African village contracted the deadly Ebola virus. The virus spread to his relatives, then to neighbouring communitie…

  • Trouble at the Bar

    Trouble at the Bar
    av Clifford Winston

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815739111

    Deregulating the legal profession will benefit society by improving access to legal services and the efficacy of public policies.Lawyers dominate a judicial system that has come under fire for limiting access to its services to primarily the most af…

  • Diversity Explosion

    Diversity Explosion
    av William H. Frey

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815732846

    Greater racial diversity is good news for America's future. Race is once again a contentious topic in America, as shown by the divisive rise of Donald Trump and the activism of groups like Black Lives Matter. Yet Diversity Explosion argues that the…

  • Diversity Explosion

    Diversity Explosion
    av William H. Frey

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815726494

    Major racial and ethnic changes are sweeping the United States, monumental shifts that will leave deep footprints for years. An aging white population is juxtaposed with new minority groups showing robust growth, as Hispanic and Asian groups now acc…

  • World in Danger

    World in Danger
    av Wolfgang Ischinger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815738435

    A vision of a European future of peace and stability despite the present gloom.The world appears to be at another major turning point. Tensions between the United States and China threaten a resumption of great power conflict. Global institutions ar…

  • Blindside


    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815729914

    A host of catastrophes, natural and otherwise, as well as some pleasant surprises -like the sudden end of the cold war without a shot being fired -have caught governments and societies unprepared many times in recent decades. September 11 is only th…

  • Red Arctic

    Red Arctic
    av Elizabeth Buchanan

    Häftad - 2021 - 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 - 2006 - 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 - 1998 - 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 - 2017 - 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…

  • The Search for Social Entrepreneurship

    The Search for Social Entrepreneurship
    av Paul C. Light

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815752110

    Research on social entrepreneurship is finally catching up to its rapidly growing potential. In The Search for Social Entrepreneurship , Paul Light explores this surge of interest to establish the state of knowledge on this growing phenomenon and su…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Japan's Policy Trap

    Japan's Policy Trap
    av Akio Mikuni

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815702221

    Until quite recently, the Japanese inspired a kind of puzzled awe. They had pulled themselves together from the ruin of war, built at breakneck speed a formidable array of export champions, and emerged as the world's number-two economy and largest n…

  • Thistle and the Drone

    Thistle and the Drone
    av Akbar Ahmed

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815723783

    In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the United States declared war on terrorism. More than ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. Here world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed reveals an important yet largely ignored result o…

  • Point, Click and Vote

    Point, Click and Vote
    av R. Michael Alvarez

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815703686

    Whether responding to a survey or voting for the NFL All-Pro team, computer users are becoming more and more comfortable with Internet polls. Computer use in the United States continues to grow —more than half of all American household…

  • 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 - 2001 - 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 - 2005 - 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 Internet Economy

    The Internet Economy
    av Alan E. Wiseman

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815793847

    In 1998, Internet-related industries created over a million jobs and generated more than $330 billion in revenue. As of December 1999, almost five million commercial websites had emerged, and that number was increasing at a rate of almost half a mil…

  • 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 - 2020 - 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 - 2011 - 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…