Books by Cass R. Sunstein and Complete Book Reviews

Cass R. Sunstein, Author Princeton University Press $33.95 (240p) ISBN 978-0-691-07025-4
The counterintuitive claim that the Internet causes us to become more extremist and close-minded, rather than exposing us to a haphazardly unbiased array of unexpected viewpoints, is the cornerstone of this challenging and dense book. University of...
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Cass R. Sunstein. Simon & Schuster, $26 (304p) ISBN 978-1-4767-2662-5

Innovative, offbeat policy proposals come wrapped in placid prose in these provocative essays. Harvard law professor and former White House regulatory czar Sunstein (Simpler) deploys the searching logic and lucid, down-to-earth style that make him...
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Cass R. Sunstein. Harvard Univ., $7.95 trade paper (210p) ISBN 978-0-674983-79-3
Constitutional-law scholar Sunstein (#Republic) is well positioned to provide this balanced and timely overview of the role of impeachment in American democracy. During the Clinton impeachment proceedings, he was asked by Congress to testify as to...
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Cass R. Sunstein. Oxford Univ., $24.95 (192p) ISBN 978-0-190222-67-3
Sunstein (Nudge), a law professor and former head of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Obama administration, has crafted a valuable study of the different approaches that Supreme Court justices take in deciding...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author . Harvard Univ. $24.95 (340p) ISBN 978-0-674-02510-3
Sunstein, a University of Chicago law professor, often writes about government regulation. Here he focuses specifically on cost-benefit analysis (CBA) of actions that governments (as well as the private sector and individuals) can take to ward off...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author . Farrar, Straus & Giroux $22 (100p) ISBN 978-0-8090-9473-8
The coauthor of the bestselling Nudge continues his quest to gently reclaim human nature from its dysfunctional proclivities in this slender treatise on a slight problem. Sunstein, a legal scholar and Office of Management and Budget adviser,...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author . Oxford Univ. $21.95 (199p) ISBN 978-0-19-537801-6
Harvard law professor Sunstein (Radicals in Robes ) explores the nature of group decision making, largely expounding on his contention that homogenous groups of like-minded people tend to adopt more extreme positions than groups with a diversity of...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author . Harvard Univ. $22.95 (246p) ISBN 978-0-674-01268-4
University of Chicago law professor Sunstein draws on an impressive knowledge of economics, law and psychology, as well as a great deal of common sense, to make an elegant and compelling case that dissent is critical to a successful society. So...
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Cass R. Sunstein. Simon & Schuster, $26 (240p) ISBN 978-1-4767-2659-5
Not bigger or smaller government, but cheaper, smarter, better government is the message of this modest yet far-reaching manifesto on regulatory policy. Bestselling Harvard law professor Sunstein (coauthor of Nudge) recounts his stint as the Obama...
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Edited by Cass R. Sunstein. Dey Street, $17.99 trade paper (496p) ISBN 978-0-06-269619-9
Playing off the title of Sinclair Lewis’s 1935 novel about the rise of an authoritarian regime in the U.S., It Can’t Happen Here, Sunstein (#Republic) gathers together 17 provocative, topical essays, prompted by fears that the Trump presidency could
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author . Basic $26 (281p) ISBN 978-0-465-08326-8
In this timely and keen analysis of how judges interpret the Constitution today, Sunstein, a University of Chicago law professor and New Republic contributor, espouses what he calls a "minimalist" approach that respects precedent and takes...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author Free Press $22.95 (300p) ISBN 978-0-02-932271-0
Calling for a ``large-scale reassessment of the appropriate role of the First Amendment,'' University of Chicago law professor Sunstein here offers nuanced and provocative proposals for reform. After providing a primer on the contrasting...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author Princeton University Press $24.95 (251p) ISBN 978-0-691-13356-0
In this follow up to Republic.com, his first appraisal of technology's effect on public discourse, University of Chicago Law School professor Sunstein waxes pessimistic about today's ""nightmare"" of limitless news and information options-and, more...
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Cass R. Sunstein. Univ. of Chicago, $25 (240p) ISBN 978-0-226-78017-7
Harvard professor Sunstein (coauthor of Nudge), who served as Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) from 2009 to 2012, argues that government must always consider the impact of proposed regulation on human life....
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author . Basic $25 (294p) ISBN 978-0-465-08332-9
While it doesn't succeed in making Franklin Roosevelt into a constitutional innovator, this disheveled book does bring into focus FDR's forgotten effort to address domestic "security," as WWII neared its climax. Roosevelt's...
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Cass R. Sunstein, Author Harvard University Press $31.5 (304p) ISBN 978-0-674-63790-0
Digging much deeper than the limiting liberal/conservative dichotomy through which the Supreme Court is habitually viewed, constitutional scholar Sunstein (The Cost of Rights, with Stephen Holmes, Forecasts, Jan. 11) gives readers a thoughtful...
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