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- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
The polar ice caps are melting, hurricanes and droughts ravish the planet, and the earth's population is threatened by catastrophic climate change. Millions of American jobs have been sent overseas and aren't coming back. Young African-American men make up the majority of America's prison population. Half of the American population are poor or near... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The book identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flows - trade, finance, aid, migration, and ideas - and examines how each can contribute to undermine... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The book identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flowstrade, finance, aid, migration, and ideasand examines how each can contribute to undermine... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; Not Available
Han Fei, who died in 233 BC, was one of the primary philosophers of China?s classical era. This edited volume examines his life as well as his views on politics and philosophy and the tensions of his relations with Confucianism. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 9.99
The UN, World Bank, and the IMF were all created in the radically different world of the 1940s. It is becoming increasingly apparent that our global structures are struggling to cope with the new globalized, interconnected challenges of the twenty-first century. Ian Goldin looks to the future to consider radical new approaches to our world order. more...
- Athabasca University Press 2015; US$ 22.95
In 1976, at the age of twenty-three, Farideh Goldin left Iran in search of her imagined America. She sought an escape from the suffocation she felt under the cultural rules of her country and the future her family had envisioned for her. While she settled uneasily into American life, the political unrest in Iran intensified and in February of 1979,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 49.99
Can our planet support the demands of the ten billion people anticipated to be the world's population by the middle of this century? This book explores the contexts, costs, and benefits of a burgeoning population on our economic, social, and environmental systems. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 12.99
In this book Ian Goldin shows how the understanding of how nations escape poverty and achieve economic and social progress has changed as the pendulum has swung from arguments for state-led development to a preoccupation with market forces. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 24.95
Imagine a child who has never seen or heard any language at all. Would such a child be able to invent a language on her own? Despite what one might guess, the children described in this book make it clear that the answer to this question is 'yes'. more...