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Author Schrad, Mark Lawrence.

Title The political power of bad ideas : networks, institutions, and the global prohibition wave / Mark Lawrence Schrad
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 302 pages)
Summary In this work, Mark Lawrence Schrad looks on an oddity of modern history - the broad diffusion of temperance legislation in the early 20th century - to make a broad argument about how bad policy ideas achieve international success
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Policy sciences -- Case studies.
Culture diffusion -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Globalization -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199776856 ebook
0199776857 ebook