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- Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 61.00
'A lively and well written comparison of economic transformation in China and the USSR/Russia, combining a good knowledge of the Chinese economy with a radical critique of Western transition orthodoxy, this very topical and very controversial book will be useful reading for students, administrators in many countries and international agencies, and... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
The first book to examine the unprecedented growth of China's economic investment in the developing world, its impact at the local level, and a rare hands-on picture of the role of ordinary Chinese in the juggernaut that is China, Inc. á Beijing-based journalists Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Ara˙jo crisscrossed the globe from 2009-2011 to investigate... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Social relations are crucial for understanding diverse economic actions and a network perspective is central to that explanation. Simple exchanges involving money, labor, and commodities combine into complexly connected systems. Economic networks span many levels of analysis, from persons (consumers, employees), to groups (households, workteams),... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 47.00
This book represents a revision and expansion of Public Choice II (1989). Six new chapters have been added, and several chapters from the previous edition have been revised. The discussion of empirical work in public choice has been greatly expanded. All of the major topics of public choice are covered. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
The promise of economic growth which has dominated society for so long has reached an impasse. In his classic analysis, Fred Hirsch argued that the causes of this were essentially social rather than physical. Affluence brings its own problems. As societies become richer, an increasing proportion of the extra goods and services created are not available... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00
This collection explores the phenomenon of economic volatility, which studies show had adverse effects on long-run growth, especially in poor countries. Its contribution is to bring together concepts, empirical results, and policy recommendations in a relatively new field in economics. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
Oil on the Brain is a smart, surprisingly funny account of the oil industry?the people, economies, and pipelines that bring us petroleum, brilliantly illuminating a world we encounter every day. Americans buy ten thousand gallons of gasoline a second, without giving it much of a thought. Where does all this gas come from? Lisa Margonelli?s desire... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 83.00
Global consumption of natural gas is generally expected to double by 2030. However, in the areas of highest-expected demand, the consumption of gas is expected to far outstrip indigenous supplies. This book explores the political challenges which may accompany a shift to a gas-fed world. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner, among others. By asking challenging questions with... more...