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The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave
In The Political Power of Bad Ideas, Mark Schrad uses one of the greatest oddities of modern history--the broad diffusion throughout the Western world of alcohol-control legislation in the early twentieth century--to make a powerful argument about how bad policy ideas achieve international success. His could an idea that was widely recognized by experts as bad before ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 24th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Happily married with three kids, Mark Lawrence Schrad is an assistant professor of political science at Villanova University near Philadelphia, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Russian politics and history, post-communist democratization, comparative politics, international law, international organizations, and globalization. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the ...more