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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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£20,00
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Congress The First Branch (Companion Readings)
ISBN: PB: 9780300220636, Yale University Press, September 2020
264 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 27 black&white illus.
This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the president, and Congress and the courts. It is designed to accompany the course text "Congress:...
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£19,00
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That Is Not Who We Are! Populism and Peoplehood
ISBN: HB: 9780300229394, Yale University Press, August 2020
176 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Rogers Smith has long argued for the importance of "stories of peoplehood" in constituting political communities. By enabling a people to tell others and themselves who they are, such stories establish the people's identity and values and guide its a...
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£26,00
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Overcoming Necessity Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300181616, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Using emergency as a cause for action ultimately leads to an almost unnoticed evolution in the political understanding of presidential powers. The Constitution, however, was designed to function under "states of exception", most notably through the s...
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£50,00
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Trade Wars Are Class Wars How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300244175, Yale University Press, July 2020
256 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 29 black&white illus.
Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Matthew C. Klein and Michael Pettis show in this book, they are often the unexpected result of domestic political choices to serve the inte...
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Sovereignty, RIP
ISBN: HB: 9780300247725, Yale University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Social order requires a sovereign: an actor with unlimited, undivided, and unaccountable authority. Or so the classic theory says. But without noticing, we've gutted the theory. Constitutionalism limits state authority. Federalism divides it. The rul...
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£30,00
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Lie Machines How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
ISBN: HB: 9780300250206, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies...
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Production of Local Knowledge History and Politics in the Work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado
ISBN: HB: 9780857423344, Seagull Books, June 2020
456 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume presents a comprehensive examination of the work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado (1939-1984), the most notable Bolivian political thinker of the twentieth century. While Zavaleta did not live to see the triumph of the indigenous social movements...
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£30,00
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Seeing Like a State How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300246759, Yale University Press, May 2020
480 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 36 black&white illus.
Hailed as "a magisterial critique of top-down social planning" by the New York Times, this essential work analyzes disasters from Russia to Tanzania to uncover why states so often fail – sometimes catastrophically – in grand efforts to engineer their...
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£14,99
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Arms and Influence
ISBN: PB: 9780300246742, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Originally published more than fifty years ago, this landmark book explores the ways in which military capabilities – real or imagined – are used, skillfully or clumsily, as bargaining power. Anne-Marie Slaughter's new introduction to the work shows...
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