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The ideas industry

Author: Daniel W Drezner
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The public intellectual, as a person and ideal, has a long and storied history. Writing in venues like the New Republic and Commentary, such intellectuals were always expected to opine on a broad array of topics, from foreign policy to literature to economics. Yet in recent years a new kind of thinker has supplanted that archetype: the thought leader. Equipped with one big idea, thought leaders focus their energies
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel W Drezner
ISBN: 9780190264604 0190264608
OCLC Number: 992493431
Description: xi, 344 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Introduction: The TransmogrificationChapter 1: Do Ideas Even Matter?Chapter 2: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Changing the Marketplace of IdeasChapter 3: Academia and the War on CollegeChapter 4: The Disciplines, or, Why Economics Thrives while Political Science Survives in the Ideas IndustryChapter 5: The Think Tank RevolutionChapter 6: The Booming Private Market for Public Ideas
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Daniel W. Drezner'sThe Ideas Industry traces the trajectory of the public intellectual from the early 20th century to its present form of the "thought leader." It will reshape our understanding of  Read more...

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Drezner is a lively and engaging writer...Throughout the book he is balanced and measured, recognizing that the new era comes with benefits as well as drawbacks. * Nikita Lalwani and Sam Winter-Levy, Read more...

 
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