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Herbert Hoover and Stanford University

George Nash's research reveals the enduring ties that bound Hoover to Stanford University.


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Impostors in the Temple

In this hard-hitting book about the decaying moral and intellectual state of U.S. universities and colleges today, Anderson shows us how serious things have become. More important, it offers us dramatic solutions about what we can do about improving our higher education.


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In Defense of the Corporation

This lively, nontechnical book offers a positive reappraisal of the giant corporation. Hessen presents an uncompromising defense of the right of corporation to exist and function freely and outlines and examines the arguments and proposals of Ralph Nader, who is recognized as the most vocal critic of the corporation, in addition to addressing various other issues regarding the corporation.


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In Search of Poland

The events that led to Poland's semifree elections in June 1989 and the superpowers response.


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Individual Rights Reconsidered

The essays in this volume reconsider the case of the basic tenets of the U.S. political tradition, outlined in the Declaration of Independence and expressed in much of the U.S. legal system. The authors answer the innumerable criticisms advanced against the political philosophy of natural individual human rights over the last two centuries.


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Initiative

In a fresh look at the age-old question of nature's law versus individual choice, Machan offers an insightful discussion of human initiative as a basic feature of our personal and community lives—and its implications for personal relations, politics, criminal law, social work, and public policy.


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Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea

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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Invisible Slaves

W. Kurt Hauser discusses slavery around the world, with research and firsthand stories that reframe slavery as a modern-day crisis, not a historical phenomenon or third-world issue. Identifying four types of slavery—chattel slavery, debt bondage, forced labor, and sex slavery—he examines the efforts and failures of governments to address them. He explores the political, economic, geographic, and cultural factors that shape slavery today, illustrating the tragic human toll with individual stories.


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Is Reality Optional?

Sowell challenges all the assumptions of contemporary liberalism on issues ranging from the economy to race to education in this collection of controversial essays, and captures his thoughts on politics, race, and common sense with a section at the end for thought-provoking quotes.


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Keeping the Lights on at America's Nuclear Power Plants

Jeremy Carl and David Fedor discuss American nuclear power plant closures in light of major economic and policy challenges. They show how cheap natural gas, electricity market flaws, and a failure to capture the public imagination threaten America’s near- and long-term nuclear viability. They also make the case for continued nuclear investment, arguing that to permanently opt out of the nuclear enterprise would compromise American technology leadership, security, and commitment to curbing pollution and carbon emissions.


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Law and Economics in Developing Countries

This concise volume examines the relationship between law, governance, and economic development and shows the main substantive and procedural legal factors that developing nations must address to promote political stability and economic growth, intended for the general informed reader as well as for policymakers in governments and civil society.


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Lenin and the Twentieth Century

A collection of Bertram Wolfe's unpublished essays.


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Lenin's Legacy

This is the third book in a Hoover Institution series on the histories of the sixteen ruling communist parties from their organization to the present time.


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Leviathan

In Leviathan, renowned public interest attorney Bolick describes how the unchecked growth of local governments is eroding our nation's productive vitality and threatening us with "grassroots tyranny"—and ultimately reveals that, although the rules are often rigged in favor of local governments and against ordinary citizens, we can take action to rein in these bureaucracies.


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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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