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- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95
Examines for the first time the US government's transformation from centralized control over public programmes to facilitating services through networks of nongovernmental entities, as seen through the experience of dozens of public innovators. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 20.95
In the highly praised The Market for Virtue, David Vogel presents a clear, balanced analysis of the contemporary corporate social responsibility (CSR) movement in the United States and Europe. In this updated paperback edition, Vogel discusses recent CSR initiatives and responds to new developments in the CSR debate. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 21.00
Is the United States still a "superpower"? How are the rising powers establishing themselves in international politics and security? What is the future of global stability? For over a decade, Bruce Jones has had a front-row seat as the emerging powers?principally China, India, and Brazil, but also Turkey, Indonesia, Korea, and others?thrust themselves... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00
The last decade has seen a revolution in global energy. First, we saw explosive growth in demand from Asia's rising powers, which fueled fears about scarcity and conflict. But we've also seen an American revolution in technology and markets, resulting in a dramatic increase in sup-ply. This is strengthening America's hand in the world?but it's not... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 32.00
The first comprehensive history of the Obama administration's evidence-based initiatives . From its earliest days, the Obama administration planned and enacted several initiatives to fund social programs based on rigorous evidence of success. Ron Haskins and Greg Margolis tell the story of six?spanning preschool and K-12 education, teen pregnancy,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 15.00
What happens when a conservative president makes a liberal professor from the Ivy League his top urban affairs adviser? The president is Richard Nixon, the professor is Harvard's Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Of all the odd couples in American public life, they are probably the oddest. Add another Ivy League professor to the White House staff when Nixon... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 22.00
The world is going mobile at an astounding pace. Estimates show 80 percent of global Internet access will take place through mobile devices by 2016. Smartphones, tablets, and handheld devices have reshaped communications, the global economy, and the very way in which we live. The revolution is an electronic nirvana: for the first time in human history... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Is the European crisis over? By no means, according to economist and journalist Carlo Bastasin. In fact, the problems that developed between 2008 and 2011?described in the first edition of Saving Europe?have grown more insidious. The crisis originated when national governments failed to act openly and responsibly, putting in jeopardy not only their... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 18.00
Originally published in 1967, the modest and plainly descriptive title of Development Projects Observed is deceptive. Today, it is recognized as the ultimate volume of Hirschman's groundbreaking trilogy on development, and as the bridge to the broader social science themes of his subsequent writings. Though among his lesser-known works, this unassuming... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 39.00
China's explosive transformation from a planned economy to a more market-oriented one over the past three decades owes much to the charismatic reformer Zhu Rongji. As China's premier from 1998 to 2003, Zhu displayed a pragmatism and strong work ethic that have been key forces in China's drive to greater modernization and global stature. During this... more...