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- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 32.95
Traces Kashmir history from the prepartition India to the current-day situation. Provides an analysis of the philosophical underpinnings and the local, bilateral, and international dynamics of the key players involved in this conflict. Conclusion focuses on the parameters, players, politics, and prognosis of the ongoing peace process in Kashmir. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 32.95
America's fragmented, decentralized, politicized, and bureaucratic system of education governance is a major impediment to school reform. In this important new book, a number of leading education scholars, analysts, and practitioners show that understanding the impact of specific policy changes in areas such as standards, testing, teachers, or school... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 28.00
Two Greek economic analysts explain the Greek financial crisis?from beginning to end. The first section of Greece: From Exit to Recovery? explores the lead up to to Greece's adoption of the euro. Authors Theodore Pelagidis and Michael Mitsopoulos believe that the ensuing challenges were foreseeable. In fact, the authors posit that it was Greece's... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 28.00
Can the G-20 become a steering committee for the world's economy? Launched at a moment of panic triggered by the financial crisis in late 2008, the leaders' level G-20 is trying to evolve from crisis committee for the world economy to a real steering group facilitating international economic cooperation. What can and should such a "steering committee"... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 21.00
In February 1989, the CIA's chief in Islamabad famously cabled headquarters a simple message: "We Won." It was an understated coda to the most successful covert intelligence operation in American history. In What We Won , CIA and National Security Council veteran Bruce Riedel tells the story of America's secret war in Afghanistan and the defeat... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 18.95
After World War II, leading western powers focused their attention on fighting the ?Red Menace,? Communism. Today, as terrorist activity is increasingly linked to militant Islamism, some politicians and scholars fear a ?Green Menace,? a Pan-Islamic totalitarian movement fueled by monolithic religious ideology. Such fears have no foundation in history,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 22.95
This is a provocative look at a problem that has been overlooked since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The book argues that years of forcing people and economic activity out into the vast, resource-rich, but inhospitably cold, territory of Siberia has burdened Russia with huge problems and costs. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95
Front-loading is the single most criticized feature of the American presidential selection process. This text addresses the front-loading problem, providing a comprehensive examination of the entire issue: what it is, when and why it was developed,and its consequences for the nomination process. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 20.95
Isaiah Berlin's response to the Soviet Union was central to his identity, both personally and intellectually. Born a Russian subject in Riga in 1909, he spoke Russian as a child and witnessed both revolutions in St. Petersburg in 1917, emigrating to the West in 1921. He first returned to Russia in 1945, when he met the writers Anna Akhmatova and Boris... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 16.95
Restoring Fiscal Sanity , a group of Brookings scholars with high-level government experience provide an overview of the country?s likely medium- and long-term spending needs and the resources available to pay for them. They propose three alternative fiscal paths that are more responsible than the current path. One plan emphasizes spending cuts,... more...