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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 48.99
This volume critically re-examines the profession's understanding of asset bubbles in light of the global financial crisis of 2007-09. It is well known that bubbles have occurred in the past, with the October 1929 crash as the most demonstrative example. However, the remarkably well-behaved performance of the US economy from 1945 to 2006, and,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This insightful book analyses the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China as well as making valuable contributions to the theory of FDI more broadly. The authors provide empirical analysis of key factors including the location-specific determinants of FDI; the impact of FDI on domestic investment, income distribution, consumption and tourism;... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00
This empirical study on the region of Bavarian Swabia (Bayerisch-Schwaben) investigates how dialect speakers render the pronunciation of their basic local dialect(s) in written form using the 'ordinary' alphabet (so-called indirect method). Tables and maps are then used to compare these spellings with phonetic transcriptions collected... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2009; US$ 50.00
In the fall of 2008, the United States was plunged into a financial crisis more severe than any since the Great Depression. As banks collapsed and the state scrambled to organize one of the largest transfers of wealth in history, many—including economists and financial experts—were shocked by the speed at which events unfolded. In this... more...