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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00
The Academic Scribblers offers a thoughtful and highly literate summary of modern economic thought. It presents the story of economics through the lives of twelve major modern economists, beginning with Alfred Marshall and concluding with Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman. In a very real sense, this book picks up where Robert Heilbroner's classic... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.95
In 1989, Poland became the first Eastern Bloc country to shake off the dominance of its ruling Communist party. Although other post-Communist countries have since followed suit, Poland's experience has been unique in its move to Westernize. In this timely and insightful account, Ben Slay provides the first integrated, comprehensive assessment of Poland's... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
The economics profession in twentieth-century America began as a humble quest to understand the "wealth of nations." It grew into a profession of immense public prestige--and now suffers a strangely withered public purpose. Michael Bernstein portrays a profession that has ended up repudiating the state that nurtured it, ignoring distributive justice,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 50.00
China?s top education thought leader provides a thorough examination of the state of China?s education system?what?s working, what?s not, and what?s to be done Observations on the Education of China is a guide to the current status of education and educational thought in China, based on the author's visits to nearly 100 schools in more than... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 106.00
An authoritative look at recent developments in China?s approach to educating its young--and what it means for the rest of the world Covering psychological ideology, moral education, and current reforms, The History of Chinese Modern Educational Thought summarizes recent developments in Chinese education practices. It introduces the phases... more...
- Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 26.37
Warum steigt ein Land zur Wirtschaftsmacht auf? Sind Freihandel und Globalisierung Allheilmittel? Was ist die Ursache für die europäische Währungskrise? Bei seiner Reise durch die Wirtschaftsgeschichte von den mächtigen Stadtstaaten der Renaissance bis zum aktuellen Aufstieg Chinas und Südkoreas kommt der Autor zu erstaunlichen Antworten. Er zeigt,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Hailed a "an outstanding contribution to our knowledge of the way in which western economies work" [ Times Literary Supplement ], this penetrating study of economic growth compares and analyzes tic rates of economic advance in the twelve leading countries that comprise the industrial West. Mr. Maddison examines why, after relative stagnation for several... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 56.50
This second volume completes a critical history of the social, political, and theoretical forces behind Marxian economics--the only work in English to offer such comprehensive treatment. Beginning with Marxian analyses of the Great Depression and Stalinism, it explores the theories developed to explain the "long boom" in Western capitalism after the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 56.00
Few observers of Mexico and Brazil in the 1930s, or South Korea and Taiwan in the mid-1950s, would have predicted that these nations would become economic "miracles" several decades later. These newly industrializing countries (NICs) challenge much of our conventional wisdom about economic development and raise important questions about international... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.50
In a remarkably lucid and flowing style, Loren Okroi analyzes the ideas of three leading reformer-critics in the United States and places their main arguments in the context of the economic, social, and political history of postwar America. In so doing, he provides not only a skillful introduction to American social thought since the 1950s but also... more...