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Education in a Free Society

via Hoover Institution Press
Monday, May 8, 2000

Machan and his contributors offer highly unusual insights that expose our "one size fits all" approach to education as misguided and ultimately damaging to learning—and propose a bold entrepreneurial solution, which would require full separation of school and state.

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Russia, Ukraine and the Breakup of the Soviet Union

by Roman Szporlukvia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, April 19, 2000

Focusing on the critical relationship between Ukraine and Russia, renowned scholar Roman Szporluk chronicles the final two decades in the history of the Soviet Union and presents a story that is often lost in the standard interpretations of the collapse of communism.

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CNN's Cold War Documentary: Issues and Controversy

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, April 7, 2000

This collection of essays provides perspective on The Cold War, the CNN-produced 24-part television series and accompanying book, and presents material on both sides of the debate: Is the CNN series an accurate depiction or revisionist history? CNN's Cold War Documentary presents material on both sides of the debate to answer this question.

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The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture

by Charles Kingvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, December 20, 1999

A study in the politics and culture of the Moldovans. The first English-language book to present a complete picture of this intriguing East European borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture, illuminates the perennial problems of identity politics and cultural change that the country has endured.

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Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea

by Larry Diamond, Doh Chull Shinvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, December 3, 1999

A look at the factors that define the Korean model of democratization and the reforms that are still needed to consolidate democracy in Korea.

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The New Terror: Facing the Threat of Biological and Chemical Weapons

via Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, November 11, 1999

Leading thinkers answer questions about biological and chemical weapons.

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The Collapse of Communism

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, November 10, 1999

Experts continue to debate one of the most important political questions of the twentieth century—why did Communism collapse so suddenly? These essays suggest that a wide range of forces—political, economic, strategic, religious, add the indispensable role of the principled statesman and the brave dissident—brought about the collapse of communism.

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Business Ethics in the Global Market

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 26, 1999

What special problems arise for managers and employees of companies when they do business in countries and cultures other than their own? The essays in this book identify universal principles of business ethics and spell out minimal legal and ethical absolutes in foreign trade. They examine human rights and analyze the cross-cultural aspects of two sexual harassment cases filed against Mitsubishi in America.

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Monopoly Politics

by James C. Miller IIIvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 19, 1999

Miller shows that, as in commercial markets, victims of monopoly power in politics pay higher prices and get less in return. He details how political markets resist being organized competitively and thus not performing as well as commercial markets, and explains how this lack of competition is caused by political incumbents rigging political markets to protect themselves.

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