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The Right to Ignore the State

by Herbert Spencer

Do citizens have the right to act as if the government does not exist? That's the controversial question that British philosopher Herbert Spencer takes on in the thought-provoking essay "The Right to Ignore...


Protection and Communism

by Frederic Bastiat

Frederic Bastiat was an influential French thinker, economist and politician whose work has had lasting influence in a number of fields. In this volume, Bastiat takes on the issue of the proper role of the government...


Handbook of Home Rule

by W. E. Gladstone, et al. & James Bryce

William Ewart Gladstone was a highly influential British politician of the nineteenth century, serving as Prime Minister four separate times over the course of his career. Gladstone was staunchly in favor of...


Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...


The Truth about Opium: Being a Refutation of the Fallacies of the Anti-Opium Society and a Defence of the Indo-China Opium Trade

by William H. Brereton

Based on a series of talks on the controversial subject of opium use and trafficking, The Truth About Opium asserts that much of the propaganda disseminated in the West about the drug has been exaggerated, and...


an Côte d'Ivoire: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

by International Monetary Fund. Afri Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


Reinventing Development: Aid Reform and Technologies of Governance in Ghana

by Lord Mawuko-Yevugah

Global development actors such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund claim that the shift to the poverty reduction strategy framework and emphasis on local participation address the social cost...


Theorising the Practice of Community Development: A South African Perspective

by Peter Westoby

Based on 25 years of community development practice, six of which have been lived in South Africa, Peter Westoby’s ground-breaking monograph moves away from dominant normative accounts of community development...


Wasted Years, Wasted Lives Volume 2: The British Army in Northern Ireland 1978-79

by Ken Wharton

Over the past several years, Ken Wharton, himself a former soldier, has been prolific in his coverage of the Troubles, which spread their tentacles far from the streets, and fields of Northern Ireland. Over...


Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter

by Randall Balmer

A religious biography of Jimmy Carter, the controversial president whose political rise and fall coincided with the eclipse of Christian progressivism and the emergence of the Religious Right.


Striking First: Preemption and Prevention in International Conflict

by Michael W. Doyle & Stephen Macedo

Does the United States have the right to defend itself by striking first, or must it wait until an attack is in progress? Is the Bush Doctrine of aggressive preventive action a justified and legal recourse against...


Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

by Thomas J. Christensen

In brute-force struggles for survival, such as the two World Wars, disorganization and divisions within an enemy alliance are to one's own advantage. However, most international security politics involve coercive...


Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance

by Viral V. Acharya, Matthew Richardson & Stijn van Nieuwerburgh

The financial collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2008 led to one of the most sweeping government interventions in private financial markets in history. The bailout has already cost American taxpayers...


Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order

by G. John Ikenberry

In the second half of the twentieth century, the United States engaged in the most ambitious and far-reaching liberal order building the world had yet seen. This liberal international order has been one of the...


Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

by Douglas A. Irwin

The Smoot-Hawley tariff of 1930, which raised U.S. duties on hundreds of imported goods to record levels, is America's most infamous trade law. It is often associated with--and sometimes blamed for--the onset...


Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's End

by Nina Eliasoph

Volunteering improves inner character, builds community, cures poverty, and prevents crime. We've all heard this kind of empowerment talk from nonprofit and government-sponsored civic programs. But what do these...


The Crisis of American Foreign Policy: Wilsonianism in the Twenty-first Century

by G. John Ikenberry, Thomas J. Knock & Anne-Marie Slaughter

Was George W. Bush the true heir of Woodrow Wilson, the architect of liberal internationalism? Was the Iraq War a result of liberal ideas about America's right to promote democracy abroad? In this timely book,...


With Liberty and Dividends for All: How to Save Our Middle Class When Jobs Don't Pay Enough

by Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won't be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America's middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically,...


The New Cold War

by Edward Lucas

The first edition of The New Cold War was published to great critical acclaim. Edward Lucas has established himself as a top expert in the field, appearing on numerous programs, including Lou Dobbs, MSNBC, NBC...


International Relations: All That Matters

by Ken Booth

Everybody these days needs to know about international relations, because their workings shape all our lives. This book, explaining the particular significance of the international level of world politics, offers...