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Problematic Sovereignty: Contested Rules and Political Possibilities

by Stephen D. Krasnervia Columbia University Press
Thursday, February 1, 2001

Some of the most pressing issues in the contemporary international order revolve around a frequently invoked but highly contested concept: sovereignty. 

Status, Power, and Legitimacy

Status, Power, and Legitimacy

by Joseph Bergervia Transaction Publishers
Wednesday, December 31, 1997

Status, Power, and Legitimacy presents methodological, theoretical, and empirical essays by Joseph Berger and Morris Zelditch, Jr.—two of the leading contributors to the Stanford tradition in the study of micropro-cesses.

Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

by Mark Harrisonvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

For this book a distinguished team of economists and historians—R. W. Davies, Paul R. Gregory, Andrei Markevich, Mikhail Mukhin, Andrei Sokolov, and Mark Harrison—scoured formerly closed Soviet archives to discover how Stalin used rubles to make guns. Focusing on various aspects of the defense industry, a top-secret branch of the Soviet economy, the volume’s contributors uncover new information on the inner workings of Stalin’s dictatorship, military and economic planning, and the industrial organization of the Soviet economy.

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Distributed Power in the United States: Prospects and Policies

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

THE FUTURE OF RELIABLE AND SECURE ELECTRIC POWER

The Myth of America’s Decline: Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False Prophecies

The Myth of America's Decline: Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False Prophecies

by Josef Joffevia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, November 4, 2013

A provocative and contrarian work—filled with great lessons from history—that challenges the pervasive notion that America is on the decline.

 
The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry, by Hoover fel

The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry

by Gordon Lloyd, David Davenportvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, October 31, 2013

Providing an often-overlooked historical perspective, Gordon Lloyd and David Davenport show how the New Deal of the 1930s established the framework for today’s US domestic policy and the ongoing debate between progressives and conservatives. They examine the pivotal issues of the dispute, laying out the progressive-conservative arguments between Hoover and Roosevelt in the 1930s and illustrating how those issues remain current in public policy today.

Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre

Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

During the course of three decades, Joseph Stalin's Gulag, a vast network of forced labor camps and settlements, held many millions of prisoners. People in every corner of the Soviet Union lived in daily terror of imprisonment and execution.

Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, by Hoover distinguished fellow Geo

Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future

by George P. Shultzvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The world is awash in change. What can be done to re-create the relative stability that emerged from the creative efforts of statesmen after the end of World War II?

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First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity

by John B. Taylorvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Leading economist John B. Taylor’s straightforward plan to rebuild America’s economic future by returning to its founding principles.

 
Bankruptcy Not Bailout: A Special Chapter 14

Bankruptcy Not Bailout: A Special Chapter 14

by Kenneth E. Scott, John B. Taylorvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, September 14, 2012

The events of the last several years on Wall Street make a compelling case for comprehensive, fundamental reform in the oversight of financial firms. In Bankruptcy Not Bailout, a group of expert contributors show why, if a new addition to the bankruptcy laws—Chapter 14—were implemented along with other genuine reforms, the changes could strengthen the US financial system and provide the impetus the US economy needs to thrive once again.

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