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Télécharger le livre :  Analytical Theory of Democracy

Analytical Theory of Democracy


Andranik Tangian


This book operationalizes the idea of political representation, which is fundamental to modern democracies. Both individual representatives and representative bodies are evaluated using the indices of popularity (the average percentage of the population whose opinion is...


Parution : 2020-03-30
Télécharger le livre :  How Everything Can Collapse

How Everything Can Collapse


Pablo Servigne , Raphael Stevens


What if our civilization were to collapse? Not many centuries into the future, but in our own lifetimes? Most people recognize that we face huge challenges today, from climate change and its potentially catastrophic consequences to a plethora of socio-political...


Parution : 2020-03-27

State Capacity Building in Contemporary China


Vida Macikenaite , Hiroko Naito


This volume explores the governing mechanism employed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the light of state capacity building. It is built on the premise that regime type notwithstanding, boosting state capacity and utilizing it in their political survival is of...


Parution : 2020-03-26

Applied Economic Analysis of Information and Risk


Moriki Hosoe , Iltae Kim


This book examines interesting new topics in applied economics from the perspectives of the economics of information and risk, two fields of economics that address the consequences of asymmetric information, environmental risk and uncertainty for the nature and...


Parution : 2020-03-25
Télécharger le livre :  Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot


John Lloyd


The Scottish nationalists seek to end the United Kingdom after 300 years of a successful union. Their drive for an independent Scotland is now nearer to success than it has ever been.   Success would mean a diminished Britain and a perilously insecure Scotland. The...


Parution : 2020-03-24
Télécharger le livre :  Civil Disobedience

Civil Disobedience


Henry David Thoreau


A Book that Transformed America Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse. It is unusual for its symbolism and structure, its criticism of Christian institutions, and its many-layered storytelling. The ideas...


Parution : 2020-03-24
Télécharger le livre :  Leviathan

Leviathan


Thomas Hobbes


“Leviathan” is a work of political philosophy. Written by Thomas Hobbes during a time of civil war, it argues that sovereign rule is the most stable form of government. An early proponent of social contract theory, Hobbes’ observations regarding the dangers of...


Parution : 2020-03-24
Télécharger le livre :  Remaking One Nation

Remaking One Nation


Nick Timothy


In these divided and divisive times, what is the future course for our politics? In this ground-breaking book, Nick Timothy, one of Britain’s leading conservative thinkers and commentators, explores the powerful forces driving great changes in our economy, society and...


Parution : 2020-03-23
Télécharger le livre :  The Case for Medicare for All

The Case for Medicare for All


Gerald Friedman


Largely privately funded with relatively little public regulation, the United States healthcare system is both expensive and inefficient, providing poor care to large parts of the population. For decades, Americans have wrestled with how to fix their broken healthcare...


Parution : 2020-03-23
Télécharger le livre :  The Uncounted

The Uncounted


Alex Cobham


What we count matters - and in a world where policies and decisions are underpinned by numbers, statistics and data, if you’re not counted, you don’t count. Alex Cobham argues that systematic gaps in economic and demographic data not only lead us to understate a wide...


Parution : 2020-03-19
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