Articles tagged with boston-review-books

Robert Pollin

Greening the economy is not only possible but necessary: global economic growth depends on it.

Eugene Rumer Rajan Menon

The Unwinding of the Post–Cold War Order

Claude S. Fischer

Claude S. Fischer paints a broad picture of what Americans say they want—and suggests what might finally get them there.

Danny Postel Nader Hashemi

This book focuses on the ethical and political dilemmas at the heart of the debate about Syria and the possibility of humanitarian intervention in today’s world.

David Keith

Keith explores a challenging proposal; climate engineering is no silver bullet.

Dean Baker

There is nothing wrong with economics, Dean Baker contends, but economists routinely ignore their own principles when it comes to economic policy. What would policy look like if we took basic principles of mainstream economics seriously and applied them consistently?

Joseph H. Carens

Political theorist Joseph Carens argues that although states have a right to control their borders, the right to deport those who violate immigration laws is not absolute.

Michael D. Mastrandrea Stephen H. Schneider

Mastrandrea and Schneider insist that smart adaptation will require a series of local and regional projects, many of them in the countries least able to pay for them and least responsible for the problem itself.

Eliot Spitzer

As New York State Attorney General from 1998 to 2006, Eliot Spitzer successfully pursued corporate crime, including stock price inflation, securities fraud, and predatory lending practices. Drawing on those experiences, in this book Spitzer considers when and how the government should intervene in the workings of the market.