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Bretton Woods Agreements Together with Scholarly Commentaries and Essential Historical Documents
ISBN: PB: 9780300236798, Yale University Press, August 2019
504 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 black&white illus.
The two world wars brought an end to a long-standing system of international commerce based on the gold standard. After the First World War, the weaknesses in the gold standard contributed to hyperinflation, the Great Depression, the rise of fascism,...
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£20,00
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Entrenchment Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies
ISBN: HB: 9780300238471, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Much of our politics today, Paul Starr writes, is a struggle over entrenchment – efforts to bring about change in ways that opponents will find difficult to undo. That is why the stakes of contemporary politics are so high. In this wide-ranging boo...
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Great Alignment Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump
ISBN: PB: 9780300245738, ISBN: HB: 9780300207132, Yale University Press, August 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Alan I. Abramowitz has emerged as a leading spokesman for the view that our current political divide is not confined to a small group of elites and activists but a key feature of the American social and cultural landscape. The polarization of the pol...
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Social Democracy in the Making Political and Religious Roots of European Socialism
ISBN: HB: 9780300236026, Yale University Press, June 2019
600 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The fallout from twenty years of neoliberal economic globalism has sparked a surge of interest in the old idea of democratic socialism – a democracy in which the people control the economy and government, no group dominates any other, and every citiz...
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£25,00
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Clear and Present Safety The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans
ISBN: HB: 9780300222555, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What most frightens the average American? Terrorism. North Korea. Iran. But what if none of these are probable or consequential threats to America? What if the world today is safer, freer, wealthier, healthier, and better educated than ever before? W...
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Future Proof How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World
ISBN: HB: 9780300228670, Yale University Press, May 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Tohoku "Triple Disaster" of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that hit the eastern seaboard of Japan in 2012 are seen as surprises that have a low probability of occurring but have...
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Jabotinsky A Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300244380, ISBN: HB: 9780300136623, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and is one of the most misunderstood Zionist political leaders – a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by...
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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, May 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century – fascism, communism, and liberalism – only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism's proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural e...
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On Political Obligation
ISBN: PB: 9780300214994, Yale University Press, May 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This stimulating collection of lectures by the late Judith Shklar on political obligation is paired with a scholarly introduction that offers an overview of her life, illuminates the connections among her teaching, research, and publications, and exp...
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£35,00
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Russia's Crony Capitalism The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300243093, Yale University Press, May 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
This insightful study explores how the economic system Vladimir Putin has developed in Russia works to consolidate control over the country. By appointing his close associates as heads of state enterprises and by giving control of the FSB and the jud...
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