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Going to Extremes: How Like Minds Unite and Divide

Cass R. Sunstein - Social Science - 2009 - 208 pages
Why do people become extremists? What makes people become so dismissive of opposing views? Why is political and cultural polarization so pervasive in America? In Going to ...
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On Rumors: How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done

Cass R. Sunstein - Psychology - 2009 - 112 pages
Many of us are being misled. Claiming to know the “pals” of presidential aspirants, dark secrets about public officials, and hidden causes of the current economic crisis, those ...
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Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge

Cass R. Sunstein - Law - 2006 - 288 pages
The rise of the "information society" offers not only considerable peril but also great promise. Beset from all sides by a never-ending barrage of media, how can we ensure that ...
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Behavioral Law and Economics

Cass R. Sunstein - Business & Economics - 2000 - 431 pages
Analyzes law with reference to new findings in cognitive psychology and behavioral economics.
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Risk and Reason: Safety, Law, and the Environment

Cass R. Sunstein - Business & Economics - 2002 - 342 pages
Reveals the sources of such problems as airplane safety, global warming, and pollution, and examines what can be done by providing proposals for social reform and risk regulation.
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The Vote: Bush, Gore, and the Supreme Court

Cass R. Sunstein, Richard A. Epstein - Law - 2001 - 266 pages
The contributors to this volume were highly visible in the national media while the controversy raged, and here they present fully fleshed-out arguments for the positions they ...
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Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Cass R. Sunstein, Martha C. Nussbaum - Law - 2004 - 338 pages
Contributors to this volume explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Ethical questions on ownership ...
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Free Markets and Social Justice

Cass R. Sunstein - Political Science - 1999 - 416 pages
The newest work from one of the most preeminent voices writing in the legal/political arena today, this important book presents a new conception of the relationship between ...
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Designing Democracy: What Constitutions Do

Cass R. Sunstein - Law - 2002 - 280 pages
All democracies face intense political conflict, but is this conflict necessarily something to fear? In this provocative book, one of our leading political and legal theorists ...
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The Cost of Rights: Why Liberty Depends on Taxes

Stephen Holmes, Cass R. Sunstein - Business & Economics - 2000 - 255 pages
A cogent and timely analysis of the economic realities lying beneath our arguments about rights and their protection and enforcement shows how both conservative and progressive ...
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