Publications

Paul Bracken

The world changed forever on May 11, 1998. That was the day India defied the rest of the world by testing nuclear weapons. The Indian test of five atomic bombs, and the Pakistani tests that answered a few weeks later, marked the end of an arms control system that has kept the world from nuclear was...
Paul Bracken

The scope and applicability of risk management have expanded greatly over the past decade. Banks, corporations, and public agencies employ its new technologies both in their daily operations and long-term investments. It would be unimaginable today for a global bank to operate without such systems...
Paul Bracken

A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to “think about the unthinkable.” The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear weapons―a luxury that we can no longer indulge. It’s not just the threat of Iran...
Bruce Ackerman

Terrorist attacks regularly trigger the enactment of repressive laws, setting in motion a vicious cycle that threatens to devastate civil liberties over the twenty-first century. In this clear-sighted book, Bruce Ackerman peers into the future and presents an intuitive, practical alternative. He...
Bruce Ackerman

A pioneering study of dynamics of politics and technocracy that generated mistaken policies that still haunt environmental law today. This publication is available on the following site(s): Amazon
Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman and James Fishkin argue that Americans can revitalize their democracy and break the cycle of cynical media manipulation that is crippling public life. They propose a new national holiday―Deliberation Day―for each presidential election year. On this day people throughout the country...
Bruce Ackerman

A study of the uncertain constitutional foundations of private property in American law and a discussion of two vastly different methods by which courts may resolve the confusion. This publication is available on the following site(s): Yale University Press
Bruce Ackerman

This publication is available on the following site(s): Amazon
Bruce Ackerman

Populism is a threat to the democratic world, fuel for demagogues and reactionary crowds—or so its critics would have us believe. But in his award-winning trilogy We the People, Bruce Ackerman showed that Americans have repeatedly rejected this view. Now he draws on a quarter century of scholarship...
Bruce Ackerman

“A ‘new view’ of the theoretical foundations of liberalism that will ‘challenge us to clarify our own implicit notions of liberal democracy.’ ”―The New York Times Book Review “Professor Ackerman has tackled age-old problems of social justice with the refreshing technique of a series of dialogues in...

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