Non Fiction Summaries

Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Confessions of an Economic Hitman image image caption 1972 cover of Polyarchy author Robert A. Dahl country America language English language genre(s) Non-fiction publisher Yale University Press release date 1971 media type Paperback pages 267 isbn 0300015658 Chapter Summaries Chapter One: Democratization and Public Opposition Dahl’s purpose of Polyarchy is to […]

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Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

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“Infobox Book” name Palestine Peace Not Apartheid image image_caption Cover showing the author, left, and protesters at the Israeli West Bank barrier, right author Jimmy Carter illustrator cover_artist Michael Accordino country United States of America language English subject Political Science publisher Simon & Schuster release_date 14 November 2006 media_type Hardback pages 264 isbn ISBN 978-0-7432-8502-5 […]

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

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“Book” Title Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Link http://www.enotes.com/blink-power-of-thinking Author Gladwell, Malcolm Executive Summary With the publication of several best-selling books, reporter Malcolm Gladwell has emerged in the 2000s as one of the most influential figures in American letters. Extending the trademark style that he developed in 2000’s The Tipping Point, Gladwell’s research in […]

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Capitalism and Freedom

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Capitalism and Freedom is a book by Milton Friedman published in 1962. Introduction The introduction lays out the principles of Friedman’s archetypal liberal, a man who supports limited and dispersed governmental power. Friedman opts for the continental European, rather than American, definition of the term. i. The Relation between Economic Freedom and Political Freedom In […]

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Letter to a Christian Nation

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Letter to a Christian Nation is a non-fiction book by Sam Harris, written in response to feedback he received following the publication of his first book The End of Faith. The book is written in the form of an open letter to a Christian. Harris states that his aim is “to demolish the intellectual and […]

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The Tipping Point

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“infobox Book” name The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference image image caption Bay Back Books Edition author Malcolm Gladwell country United States language English genre Non-Fiction publisher Little, Brown release date 2000 media type Print (Paperback) pages 304 isbn 0316346624 By offering readers a groundbreaking analysis of how trends are […]

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

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“Book” Title Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Link http://www.enotes.com/freakonomics Author Levitt, Steven D. Economics is often regarded as the study of dry, uninteresting financial trends and market developments, but Steven Levitt’s groundbreaking work in the field reveals that the tools of economic research can be put to use in the […]

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