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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 15.99
The practice of economic development has undergone significant transformation over the past decade, due to globalization and democratization. While beneficiaries previously held little sway in the way international economic institutions delegated funds for projects, today it would be difficult-if not impossible-for the average government or for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Three topics dominate discussions of the global environment: pollution; the consequences of the affluent running ever faster through finite resources; and the growing tensions between rich and poor as a third of humanity continues to live and die in desperate poverty. In this exceptional book Barbara Ward (co-author with Rene Dubos of the bestselling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00
Professor Rosenblatt?s The Chartist Movement was the first serious study of Chartism, using the techniques of modern scholarship, to appear in English. The book comprises a detailed account of the history of the movement, dealing mainly with the period from 1837 until the Chartist riots at Newport, South Wales, in November 1839. As well as describing... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
In this innovative book, Laura E. Huggins finds path breaking entrepreneurial solutions to difficult environmental challenges in some of the world's poorest areas. The approaches entrepreneurs are taking to these challenges involve establishing property rights and encouraging market exchange. From beehives to barbed wire, these tools are creating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The financial crash of 2007-2008 and the subsequent global economic crisis have raised questions about the viability of capitalism and the desirability of alternative types of economic system. In this context, Keynesian and Marxist ideas in particular have become more popular. These two approaches, along with some other heterodox perspectives, agree... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
In 1937, Mexican workers were among the strikers and supporters beaten, arrested, and murdered by Chicago policemen in the now infamous Republic Steel Mill Strike. Using this event as a springboard, Zaragosa Vargas embarks on the first full-scale history of the Mexican-American labor movement in twentieth-century America. Absorbing and meticulously... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Among the most dramatic changes to affect China in the 1990s is the upsurge in labour mobility and the emergence of a market-driven system of labour allocation, changes which profoundly affect the working environment and livelihoods of the Chinese people. Papers in this collection draw on a wide variety of data sources to analyse key elements of this... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00
The Communist Party dictatorships in Hungary and East Germany sought to win over the ?masses? with promises of providing for ever-increasing levels of consumption. This policy?successful at the outset?in the long-term proved to be detrimental for the regimes because it shifted working class political consciousness to the right while it effectively... more...