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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
Introduction What is catastrophe? The organization of this book Some useful disctinctions 1. What are the catastrohpic risks, and how catastrophic are they? Natural catastrophes Scientific accidents Other unintended man-made catastrophes Intentional catastrophes Catastrophic synergies and lesser-included catastrophes 2. Why so little is being done... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 21.99
Eavesdropping on the phone calls of U.S. citizens; demands by the FBI for records of library borrowings; establishment of military tribunals to try suspected terrorists, including U.S. citizens--many of the measures taken by the Bush administration since 9/11 have sparked heated protests. In Not a Suicide Pact, Judge Richard A. Posner offers a cogent... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95
A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape?plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film?by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
The author reveals the dangerous weaknesses undermining domestic intelligence in the United States and tells why a new national security service should not be part of the FBI. He explains the need for a new domestic intelligence agency, modeled on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and lodged in the Department of Homeland Security. more...
- M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99
Julie Hoffman would rather cast herself as the heroine of her fantasies?modeled after sword-and-sorcery novels?than face up to real life and its problems. Among a group of fellow fantasy-buffs Julie finds a new sense of place, even as serious, real world issues encroach upon her fantasy realm. more...
- M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99
Casey Gordon is lean and limber, a 17-year-old senior at Westfield High School. Casey is a bright, energetic, caring girl but she seems to need to be hurt. She injures herself a little too much in track competitions and she always falls in love with real losers. She doesn?t really understand the conflicts inside of her and the feelings of unworthiness... more...
- Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 37.50
The 2000 Presidential election ended in a collision of history, law, and the courts. It produced a deadlock that dragged out the result for over a month, and consequences--real and imagined--that promise to drag on for years. In the first in-depth study of the election and its litigious aftermath, Judge Posner surveys the history and theory of American... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00
On December 5, 2004, the still-developing blogosphere took one of its biggest steps toward mainstream credibility, as Nobel Prize?winning economist Gary S. Becker and renowned jurist and legal scholar Richard A. Posner announced the formation of the Becker-Posner Blog. In no time, the blog had established a wide readership and reputation as a... more...