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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

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...


Public Policy and the Internet

by Nicholas Imparato

This book presents the initial findings that framed early discussions on Internet public policy and outlines proposals that should guide policymaking in the future. In addition, Cronin, McLure, and Radin's viewpoints...


The Laws of Nature: Reflections on the Evolution of Ecosystem Management Law & Policy

by Kalyani Robbins

This timely collection written by an interdisciplinary array of law professors, who specialize in legal and policy issues surrounding ecosystem management, and scholars and practitioners in areas such as environmental...


Legal and Political Challenges of Governing the Environment and Climate Change: Ruling Nature

by Gary Wickham & Jo-Ann Goodie

The environment has not always been protected by law. It was not until the middle of the 20th century that 'the environment' came to be understood as an entity in need of special care, and the law-politics duo...


Foreign Policy for America in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives

by Thomas H. Henriksen

In its unprecedented position as sole world superpower, the United States must judiciously consider what course to take in foreign affairs. Foreign Policy for America's Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectivespresents...


All the President's Spin: George W. Bush, the Media, and the Truth

by Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer & Brendan Nyhan

All the President's Spin, the first book from the editors of the acclaimed nonpartisan website Spinsanity, unmasks the tactics of deception and media manipulation that George W. Bush has used to sell his agenda...


Managing Climate Change. Climate, Growth and Equitable Development

by Nicholas Stern, Collège de France

Climate change has been the source of immense challenges for ethical, economic or political analysts. We are aware of the scale of the action required to be taken and the areas in which that action is needed...


Public Economics and the Quality of Life

by Lowdon Wingo Jr. & Alan Evans

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Abuse Of Power

by Stanley Kutler

Richard Nixon said he wanted his administration to be "the best chronicled in history." But when Alexander Butterfield disclosed the existence of a voice-activated taping system to a Senate committee in July...


Delete

by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

Delete looks at the surprising phenomenon of perfect remembering in the digital age, and reveals why we must reintroduce our capacity to forget. Digital technology empowers us as never before, yet it has unforeseen...


When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment

by Mark A. R. Kleiman

Since the crime explosion of the 1960s, the prison population in the United States has multiplied fivefold, to one prisoner for every hundred adults--a rate unprecedented in American history and unmatched anywhere...


Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War and Becoming a Billionaire--Two Evolutionary Psychologist

by Alan S. Miller & Satoshi Kanazawa

Now available in paperback?a provocative new look at biology, evolution, and human behavior ?as disturbing [as it is] fascinating? (Publishers Weekly).

Why are most neurosurgeons male and most kindergarten teachers...