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  • The Road to Serfdomby F. A. Hayek; Bruce Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual history and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians and scholars for half a century. Originally published in 1944, it was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For Hayek, the collectivist idea... more...

  • Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlementsby David Gouverneur

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of: balanced land uses energy efficiency and mobility... more...

  • The State of Labourby Sharit K. Bhowmik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book analyzes the adverse effects of globalization and liberalization ? acutely manifest in the increased financialization of capital and the concomitant global financial crisis of 2008?09 ? on the labour force, especially in the developing countries. Drawing upon case studies from several countries including India, Columbia, Malawi, Brazil and... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Economic and Institutional Transparencyby Jens Forssbaeck; Lars Oxelheim

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    In recent years, the term 'transparency' has emerged as one of the most popular and keenly-touted concepts around. In the economic-political debate, the principle of transparency is often advocated as a prerequisite for accountability, legitimacy, policy efficiency, and good governance, as well as a universal remedy against corruption, corporate... more...

  • Selbstmotivationby Reinhold Stritzelberger

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 4.91

    Wer motiviert seiner Arbeit nachgeht, fühlt sich besser und lebt gesünder. Doch wie erreicht man diesen Zustand? Der Experte für Selbstmotivation (ARD) Reinhold Stritzelberger zeigt Ihnen hier, wie es geht und gibt wertvolle und erprobte Impulse. <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2014-01-29T15:19:24 --><p>Was können Sie selbst... more...

  • Labor in Americaby Melvyn Dubofsky; Foster Rhea Dulles

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Even since the last edition of this milestone text was released six years ago, unions have continued to shed members; union membership in the private sector of the economy has fallen to levels not seen since the nineteenth century; the forces of economic liberalization (neo-liberalism), capital mobility, and globalization have affected measurably... more...

  • Connecting People with Jobsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 98.00

    This report examines recent activation policies in the United Kingdom aimed at moving people back into work. It offers insight into how countries can improve the effectiveness of their employment services and also control spending on benefits. The United Kingdom's policies have helped limit the rise in unemployment during the crisis. It has been... more...

  • Vietnam's Socialist Servantsby Minh T. N. Nguyen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly changing country. This book analyzes the ways in which the practices and discourses of domestic service serve to forge and contest emerging class... more...

  • Redefining Prosperityby Isabelle Cassiers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before ? and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our definition of prosperity, which we have long assimilated... more...

  • Capitalism, Class Conflict and the New Middle Class (RLE Social Theory)by Bob Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Non-manual workers are fast becoming the largest occupational category in Western capitalist countries. This is the first book to present a detailed socialist analysis of this much discussed change in the class structure of contemporary capitalism. Focusing on the class position of managerial and supervisory workers, Robert Carter takes as his... more...