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Basic Income A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780674237469, ISBN: HB: 9780674052284, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 8 graphs, 1 table
It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers a...
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Economy and Society A New Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780674916548, Harvard University Press, April 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 illus.
Max Weber's "Economy and Society" is the foundational text for the social sciences of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, presenting a framework for understanding the relations among individual action, social action, economic action, and econom...
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Lost Histories Recovering the Lives of Japan's Colonial Peoples
ISBN: PB: 9780674237285, ISBN: HB: 9780674237278, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 85 photos, 2 maps
A grandson's photo album. Old postcards. English porcelain. A granite headstone. These are just a few of the material objects that help reconstruct the histories of colonial people who lived during Japan's empire. These objects, along with oral histo...
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 72
ISBN: HB: 9780884024378, Harvard University Press, March 2019
352 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm
Published annually, the journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers was founded in 1941 for the publication of articles relating to Byzantine civilization. In this issue: Audrey Becker, "Verbal and Nonverbal Diplomatic Communication at the Imperial Court of Const...
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As If Idealization and Ideals
ISBN: PB: 9780674237711, ISBN: HB: 9780674975002, Harvard University Press, March 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
Idealization is a fundamental feature of human thought. We build simplified models in our scientific research and utopias in our political imaginations. Concepts like belief, desire, reason, and justice are bound up with idealizations and ideals. Lif...
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Color of Money Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
ISBN: PB: 9780674237476, ISBN: HB: 9780674970953, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm
When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States' total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. "The Color of Money" pursues the persistence of this...
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Prisoners of Politics Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration
ISBN: HB: 9780674919235, Harvard University Press, March 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The United States has the world's highest rate of incarceration, a form of punishment that ruins lives and makes a return to prison more likely. As awful as that truth is for individuals and their families, its social consequences – recycling offende...
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Open The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital
ISBN: HB: 9780674919334, Harvard University Press, March 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm, 55 illus.
Globalization has a bad name. Critics on the left have long attacked it for exploiting the poor and undermining labor. Today, the Right challenges globalization for tilting the field against advanced economies. Kimberly Clausing faces down the critic...
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Cypria
ISBN: PB: 9780674237919, Harvard University Press, March 2019
210 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The "Cypria", so named because its poet supposedly came from the island of Cyprus, was an early Greek epic that is known to us primarily through quotations and references to passages by later authors, as well as through a prose summary of its plot an...
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Making Sense of Science Separating Substance from Spin
ISBN: PB: 9780674237803, ISBN: HB: 9780674059696, Harvard University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 photos, 20 illus.
"I'm not a scientist" is a familiar refrain among people asked to evaluate scientific claims they feel are beyond their ken. Most citizens learn about science from media coverage, and even the most conscientious reporters sometimes struggle to offer...
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