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That used to be us : how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back
From the skyrocketing federal deficit to plummeting rankings in education, America faces a turbulent future. How did we get to this point? What will it take to make our nation a beacon of innovationExpand
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On measures of flexibility in manufacturing systems
SUMMARY This paper presents measures which quantify the notion of how well manufacturing systems, in which machines are assigned to participate in tasks, can absorb changes in the environment.Expand
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The Ideas That Conquered The World: Peace, Democracy, And Free Markets In The Twenty-first Century
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, three ideas dominate the world: peace as the preferred basis for relations between and among different countries, democracy as the optimal way to organizeExpand
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That Used to Be Us
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Foreign Policy as Social Work
The seminal events of the foreign policy of the Clinton adminis tration were three failed military interventions in its first nine months in office: the announced intention, then failure, to lift theExpand
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Sustaining the transition : the social safety net in postcommunist Europe
In the great transition of the postcommunist countries from central planning to market economies, the role of the social safety net is becoming increasingly controversial. The transition increasedExpand
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The Reluctance to Intervene
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The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball and What They See When They Do
One thinking fan explains to other sports fans and non-fans alike just what it is that draws us to America's most popular sports. In The Meaning of Sports , Michael Mandelbaum, a sports fan who isExpand
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The Nuclear Revolution: International politics Before and after Hiroshima
Preface 1. The nuclear revolution 2. Nuclear weapons and chemical and biological weapons 3. The balance of power in the nuclear age 4. Arms competition: the nuclear arms race and the Anglo-GermanExpand
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