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Liberty and Democracy

In Liberty and Democracy, contributors grapple with the issue of the proper role of democracy in a society that is committed to respecting protecting the individual rights of all. They challenge conventional thinking, offering provocative ideas on democracy and individual freedom.


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Liberty and Equality

This book takes an unflinching look at the difficult, often emotional issues that arise when egalitarianism collies with individual liberties, ultimately showing why the kind of egalitarianism preached by socialists and other sentimentalists is not an option in a free society.


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Liberty and Hard Cases

This volume explores whether government action is in fact indispensable in the face of natural calamities—earthquakes, floods, and the like—and what might be done to restrain the expansion of the scope of governmental power if emergency circumstances warrant intervention.


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Liberty and Research and Development

The contributors to this volume explore the implications of government funding of scientific research and offer alternatives to the heavy reliance on government support that research and development (R&D) currently enjoys. Each author squarely confronts the problems arising from the idea that government funding of R&D is and ought to be the norm.


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Making Things Work

Making Things Work is an exhibition catalog for a joint historical exhibit of documents and photographs organized by the Hoover Institution on War, Revlution and Peace and the Committee on Archival Affairs of the Russian Federation (ROSKOMARKHIV).


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Market and Plan under Socialism

In this volume the author provides an analysis of the centrally planned, socialist state economies and their common percentage in the Stalinist Plan introduced in the Soviet Union in the late 1920s.


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Memoirs of a Lost World

The lost world luminously recalled here by Lascelle de Basily encompasses a charmed past in which she traveled and resided in countries on four continents - a past studded with piquant adventures, with countless moments of sheer joy with terror-filled days and nights during the Russian Revolution.


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Monopoly Politics

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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Morality and Work

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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NATO

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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Neither Left nor Right

In Neither Left nor Right, a collection of his columns, Machan, a relentless advocate of the political philosophy of libertarianism, offers his always well-reasoned, often controversial opinions on the variety of threats to individual liberty in the United States and around the world.


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Never a Matter of Indifference

The contributors reveal how public policy in the United States has weakened the institutions of civil society that play a critical role in forming and sustaining the qualities of mind and character crucial to democratic self-government. The authors show what can be done, consistent with the principles of a free society, to establish a healthier relationship between public policy and character.


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Our Brave New World

September 11, 2001: The beginning of a new era in American history?


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Our Schools and Our Future

This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since A Nation at Risk, which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles—accountability, choice, and transparency—that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence in public education.


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Paul Robert Hanna

Analyzing and ultimately placing in context Paul Hanna's vast contributions, this book provides a richly textured narrative of his life and his major role in twentieth-century American education and the development of modern American education.


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