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- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 89.99
Offering an analytical perspective on the design and reform of the international financial architecture, this book stresses the important role played by creditor co-ordination problems in the origin and management of crises by relating the insights of the new literature on global games to earlier work on currency crises, bank runs, and sovereign debt... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 38.90
This book takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the great financial crisis of 2007-09. It combines the disciplines of economics, finance, sociology and politics to analyse the causes, consequences and challenges of the crisis. The authors propose that the causes of the crisis should be understood at three inter-related levels - the level of theory... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 29.90
In June 2009, the ASEAN Studies Centre of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized ISEAS annual roundtable, this time on the subject of "The Global Economic Crisis: Implications for ASEAN". The roundtable concluded that the crisis had a significant impact on the region, and ASEAN needed to... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 48.00
This cautionary tale explains how the murky and complex world of mortgage finance caused a global market meltdown?and offers new insights on how to create a stronger world of banking and mortgage finance. more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
The last outright Conservative victory came under John Major in 1992. Whilst the coalition government is predominately Conservative, the party has had to compromise with the Liberal Democrats in order to govern. To prepare for the future, there needs to be a longer-term Conservative vision for Britain. The twenty-first century is one of new instabilities... more...
- International Labour Office 2010; US$ 28.00
This collection of short articles examines the causes and consequences of the global financial crisis, with a focus on labour. The articles suggest ways to strengthen labour?s capacity to influence policy debate, offering inspiration to those who feel that national and international policies must change and who are convinced that the labour movement... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 24.95
What causes a financial crisis? Can financial crises be anticipated or even avoided? What can be done to lessen their impact? Should governments and international institutions intervene? Or should financial crises be left to run their course? In the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis, many blamed international institutions, corruption, governments,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Law Reform and Financial Markets addresses how law reform can be used to support strong financial markets and draws on the Global Financial Crisis as a case study. This edited collection reflects recent developments, including the EU institutional reforms and Dodd-Frank Act 2010. The different contributions adopt a range of theoretical, contextual,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 18.99
California, Wallace Stegner observed, is like the rest of the United States, only more so. Indeed, the Golden State has always seemed to be a place where the hopes and fears of the American dream have been played out in a bigger and bolder way. And no one has done more to capture this epic story than Kevin Starr, in his acclaimed series of gripping... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 111.60
This volume presents the first thorough sociologically-informed legal analysis of the financial crisis which unfolded in 2008. It combines a multitude of theoretically informed analyses of the causes, dynamics and reactions to the crisis and contextualises these within the general structural transformations characterising contemporary society. It furthermore... more...