Recent Faculty Books

book jacket“What Israel Means to Me: By 80 Prominent Writers, Performers, Scholars, Politicians, and Journalists” (John Wiley Sons), edited by Professor Alan Dershowitz, includes reflections from Larry King, William Bennett ’71, Dershowitz and 77 others.


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book jacketIn “Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World” (Oxford University Press), Professor Jack L. Goldsmith and Tim Wu ’98 describe the Internet’s challenge to government rule in the ’90s and some ensuing battles over Internet freedom around the world (see story).


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book jacketA collection edited by Professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr. ’78 and Austin Sarat looks at connections between race and capital punishment in the U.S. “From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America” (New York University Press) approaches the topic from legal, historical, cultural and social perspectives.


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book jacketInsular alliances among powerful Japanese corporations have long been considered the defining characteristic of the Japanese postwar business world. But according to Yoshiro Miwa and Professor J. Mark Ramseyer ’82, authors of “The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy” (University of Chicago Press), the idea is a Western myth.


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book jacket“Corporate Governance: Political and Legal Perspectives” (Edward Elgar Publishing), edited by Professor Mark J. Roe ’75, looks at questions such as why some nations have deep securities markets while others do not, and highlights the most recent theories in the field.


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book jacketProfessor Roberto Mangabeira Unger LL.M. ’70 S.J.D. ’76, called “a restless visionary” by The New York Times, offers up a political vision for the future in “What Should the Left Propose?” (Verso).


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