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- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 22.95
The Lost Art of Drawing the Line will appall and irritate ? and entertain ? readers every bit as much as Philip Howard?s first book. Why is it that no one can fix the schools? Why do ordinary judgements fill doctors with fear? Why are seesaws disappearing from playgrounds? Why has a wave of selfish people overtaken America? In our effort to... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
In pursuit of fairness at any cost, we have created a society paralyzed by legal fear: Doctors are paranoid and principals powerless. Little league coaches, scared of liability, stop volunteering. Schools and hospitals start to crumble. The common good fades, replaced by a cacophony of people claiming their ?individual rights.? By turns funny and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the replacement for free choice.? So notes Philip K. Howard in the new Afterword to his explosive manifesto The Death of Common Sense . Here Howard offers nothing less than a fresh, lucid,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 17.99
Death, taxes, and red tape. The inevitable trio no one can escape. That wry sense of reality colors Herbert Kaufman's classic study of red tape, the bureaucratic phenomenon that all of us have encountered in some formfrom the confounding tax form filled out annually to the maddeningly time-consuming wait at the driver's license bureau. The complaints... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
The federal government is ailing and needs a cure. The cure lies in embracing a principle long known to the American people but little recognized by Washington - until now: common sense. In this pathbreaking report, Vice President Al Gore, presiding over the National Performance Review, at the request of President Clinton, charts a fundamental shift... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00
This book provides a comparative-critical introduction to civil justice systems in the United States, Germany and Korea. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
Psychodermatologic disorders comprise for up to one third of dermatologic conditions in different clinical settings. By virtue of their complex nature these disorders can be very difficult to treat and adversely impact long term outcomes. This book examines the bidirectional relationship between psychiatry and dermatology in children and... more...