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Individual Rights Reconsidered: Are the Truths of the U.S. Declaration of Independence Lasting?

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, April 20, 2001

The essays in this volume reconsider the case of the basic tenets of the U.S. political tradition, outlined in the Declaration of Independence and expressed in much of the U.S. legal system. The authors answer the innumerable criticisms advanced against the political philosophy of natural individual human rights over the last two centuries.

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Seeking Middle Ground on Social Security Reform

by David Koitzvia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, April 19, 2001

This book looks at both the Republican and the Democratic Party plans for Social Security, showing how each confronts significant ideological and political hurdles. 

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The Greening of U.S. Foreign Policy

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, November 3, 2000

In 1996 the U.S. government announced an increased emphasis on environmental issues in its foreign affairs. Since then "green" foreign policy has become a threat to national sovereignty without improving environmental quality. This collection of essays takes a hard look at how environmental concerns have come to help determine U.S. foreign policy—and the dangers that this poses.

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NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future

by Peter J. Duignanvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, October 16, 2000

NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future tells the complete story of the most successful peacetime venture in Western cooperation, from the historic alliance's shaky beginnings to its cold war triumphs, failures and successes, as well as its recent enlargement and its controversial involvement in the Yugoslav imbroglio.

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An Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea: International Perspectives

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, October 13, 2000

An Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea looks at Korea's economic problems from the perspective of the American experience with economic reforms and sheds new light on the problems of economic reform facing nations all over the world. The authors examine such issues as corporate governance, social welfare, labor relations, and other pressing challenges—and suggest a new vision for the Korean economy.

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Law and Economics in Developing Countries

by Edgardo Buscaglia, William Ratliffvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, August 11, 2000

This concise volume examines the relationship between law, governance, and economic development and shows the main substantive and procedural legal factors that developing nations must address to promote political stability and economic growth, intended for the general informed reader as well as for policymakers in governments and civil society.

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Morality and Work

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, August 8, 2000

Examining some of the special ethical dimensions of work, the contributors look at the basic issues of the labor market and offer some controversial alternatives to conventional ways of understanding that market. Morality and Work confronts issues with a bold, candid approach that is sometimes unsettling but always thought-provoking.

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Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America: Essays in Policy, History, and Political Economy

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, June 16, 2000

Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America offers a new contribution to the literature on institutions and growth through the analysis of historical cases of institutional change and economic growth in Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Political Money: Deregulating American Politics — Selected Writings on Campaign Finance Reform
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Political Money: Deregulating American Politics — Selected Writings on Campaign Finance Reform

by Annelise Andersonvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, June 5, 2000

In this policy primer on campaign finance reform, options to current rules and regulation are discussed.

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Initiative: Human Agency and Society

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, June 1, 2000

In a fresh look at the age-old question of nature's law versus individual choice, Machan offers an insightful discussion of human initiative as a basic feature of our personal and community lives—and its implications for personal relations, politics, criminal law, social work, and public policy.

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