The social studies curriculum in the elementary and secondary schools of the United States is the basic core for conveying to new generations the concepts, values, and abilities that will allow our society to survive and prosper.
Until recently there have been almost no analyses of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a political institution—that is, one driven both by internal incentives and by ties to a larger political body that, in turn, responds to its own political and economic pressures.
A study of how World War II British politicians planned a postwar settlement to remedy inadequacies from the interwar years; how that settlement was implemented in conditions different from what they had imagined; and why it became so criticized that the Macmillan government tried to recreate it.
This is the first Western language study that investigates the history of the Volga Tatars since the Tenth Century A.D. The central theme of the book is the shaping and evolution of the identity of these people, focusing on the history of the first non-Christian and non-Slavic people incorporated into the Russian state.
The twenty-four essays that appear in this volume exemplify the scholarly brilliance and intellectual curiosity that has marked the world of Nobel laureate George J. Stigler, who has been acknowledged as one of the foremost architects of twentieth-century economic thought.
The depth of Hoover’s scholarship is reflected in the numerous books published by our fellows on a broad variety of topics and issues. This timely and prodigious output offers insight on the most pressing issues in public policy.