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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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Why Societies Need Dissent

Cass R. Sunstein - Political Science - 2005 - 246 pages
In this timely book, Cass R. Sunstein shows that organizations and nations are far more likely to prosper if they welcome dissent and promote openness. Attacking "political ...
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Republic.com

Cass R. Sunstein - Law - 2002 - 236 pages
See only what you want to see, hear only what you want to hear, read only what you want to read. In cyberspace, we already have the ability to filter out everything but what we ...
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Are Judges Political?: An Empirical Analysis of the Federal Judiciary

Cass R. Sunstein, David Schkade, Lisa M. Ellman, Andres Sawicki - Political Science - 2007 - 177 pages
Over the past two decades, the United States has seen an intense debate about the composition of the federal judiciary. Are judges "activists"? Should they stop "legislating ...
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Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Cass R. Sunstein, Reid Hastie, John W. Payne, David A. Schkade, W. Kip Viscusi - Law - 2008 - 296 pages
Over the past two decades, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number and magnitude of punitive damages verdicts rendered by juries in civil trials. Probably ...
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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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