Collection : Cornell Selects

Cornell Selects, an imprint of Cornell University Press, provides a forum for advancing provocative ideas and fresh viewpoints through outstanding digital-only publications. Longer than an article and shorter than a book, titles published under this imprint explore a diverse range of topics in a clear and concise format—one designed to appeal to any reader. Cornell Selects publications continue the Press's long tradition of supporting high quality scholarship and sharing it with the wider community, promoting a culture of broad inquiry that is a vital aspect of the mission of Cornell University.

Books published under the Cornell Selects imprint:

The End of Protest: How Free-Market Capitalism Learned to Control Dissent
by Alasdair Roberts

Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?
by Josh Lerner



The End of Protest
How Free-Market Capitalism Learned to Control Dissent
Alasdair Roberts
The United States has just gone through the worst economic crisis in a generation. Why wasn't there more protest, as there was in other countries? Alasdair Roberts explains how, in the modern age, governments learned to unleash market forces while also avoiding protest about the market's failures.


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