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Corruption in Cuba: Castro and Beyond

by Sergio Díaz-Briquets & Jorge Pérez-López

While Fidel Castro maintains his longtime grip on Cuba, revolutionary scholars and policy analysts have turned their attention from how Castro succeeded (and failed), to how Castro himself will be succeeded-by...


Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future

by Will Bunch

In this provocative new book, award-winning political journalist Will Bunch unravels the story of how a right-wing cabal hijacked the mixed legacy of Ronald Reagan, a personally popular but hugely divisive 1980s...


The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

by Seth Mnookin

WHO DECIDES WHICH FACTS ARE TRUE?

In 1998 Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist with a history of self-promotion, published a paper with a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might...


International Security: The Contemporary Agenda

by Roland Dannreuther

International Security is a cutting-edge analysis of the key security challenges and developments in the post-Cold War world. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary examples, from the Iraq war to the rise of...


Had Enough?: A Handbook for Fighting Back

by James Carville

Have you had enough of George W. Bush and the Republican right? Are you sick and tired of the tax-cutting, environment-desecrating, secret-keeping, influence-peddling, war-mongering, free speech-hating hypocrites...


Have You Seen My Country Lately?: America's Wake-Up Call

by Jerry Doyle

"I’ve seen my country lately. Frankly, I don’t like what I see. Nevertheless, it’s not too late to restore the great and unique wonder that is the United States. We are the beacon of hope for the world,...


When A Billion Chinese Jump: How China Will Save Mankind -- Or Destroy It

by Jonathan Watts

As a young child, Jonathan Watts believed if everyone in China jumped at the same time, the earth would be shaken off its axis, annihilating mankind. Now, more than thirty years later, as a correspondent for...


ANNUAL REVIEW OF LOW-CARBON DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA: 2010

by YE QI

In the midst of global economic development, the world is rapidly running out of resources. It is imperative that the level of carbon emissions be addressed by countries globally. This is especially so in China,...


ENERGY ECONOMY IN CHINA: POLICY IMPERATIVES, MARKET DYNAMICS, AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS: Policy Imperatives, Market Dynamics, and Regional Development

by Kang Wu

The key subjects of the book are policy imperatives, market dynamics and regional developments concerning oil and gas, as well as energy as a whole in China. In addition to national policies and issues, the...


RESILIENT STATES FROM A COMPARATIVE REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE: CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE AND SOUTHEAST ASIA: Central and Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia

by François Bafoil

Organizations such as ASEAN and EU were formed to promote economic growth, social progress and cultural development among their members. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the transformation which...


Singapore Perspectives 2012: Singapore Inclusive: Bridging Divides

by Soon Hock Kang & Chan-Hoong Leong

The Singapore Perspectives series is a yearly publication that provides critical analysis of emerging trends and issues Singapore faces in terms of social, economic and political development. It is a quick and...


The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM): An Early History of Unanticipated Outcomes

by Ariel Dinar & DONALD F LARSON

Following the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, countries took up the difficult task of finding a common approach that would slow down the build-up of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere and delay...


GOH KENG SWEE: A LEGACY OF PUBLIC SERVICE: A Legacy of Public Service

by CHONG GUAN KWA & EMRYS MYLES KHEAN AUN CHEW

Dr. Goh Keng Swee's extensive career as a public servant was dynamic as well as distinguished, in many ways decisively instrumental in the making of the Republic of Singapore. This distinctive collection of...


Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class

by Jacob S. Hacker & Paul Pierson

A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time— the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich....


Climate Coup: Global Warming's Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives

by Patrick J. Michaels

A first-rate team of experts offers compelling documentation on the pervasive influence global warming alarmism now has on almost every aspect of our society-from national defense, law, trade, and politics to...


Green Gone Wrong

by Heather Rogers

In Green Gone Wrong environmental writer Heather Rogers blasts through the marketing buzz of big corporations and asks a simple question: Do today's much-touted "green" products-carbon offsets, organic food,...


Environmentalism

by David Peterson Del Mar

Why are our environmental problems still growing despite a huge increase in global conservation efforts? Peterson del Mar untangles this paradox by showing how prosperity is essential to environmentalism. Industrialization drove...


NATO in Afghanistan: Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

by David P. Auerswald & Stephen M. Saideman

Modern warfare is almost always multilateral to one degree or another, requiring countries to cooperate as allies or coalition partners. Yet as the war in Afghanistan has made abundantly clear, multilateral...


The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill

by Ron Suskind

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's explosive account of the inner workings of the George W. Bush administration, the most secretive White House of modern times.

This vivid, unfolding narrative is like no other...


The Libertarian Reader: Classic & Contemporary Writings from Lao-Tzu to Milton Friedman

by David Boaz

The first collection of seminal writings on a movement that is rapidly changing the face of American politics, The Libertarian Reader links some of the most fertile minds of our time to a centuries-old commitment...