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  • Architects of Austerityby Aaron Major

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Architects of Austerity argues that the seeds of neoliberal politics were sown in the 1950s and 1960s. Suggesting that the postwar era was less socially democratic than we think, Aaron Major presents a comparative-historical analysis of economic policy in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Italy during the early 1960s. In each of these cases,... more...

  • Learning to Industrializeby Kenichi Ohno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 152.00

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often remains general without details as to what exactly to do... more...

  • Why Government Fails So Oftenby Peter Schuck

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    From healthcare to workplace conduct, the federal government is taking on ever more responsibility for managing our lives. At the same time, Americans have never been more disaffected with Washington, seeing it as an intrusive, incompetent, wasteful giant. The most alarming consequence of ineffective policies, in addition to unrealized social goals,... more...

  • Rethinking Agencyby Sumi Madhok

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework for agency thinking by examining the ethical, discursive and practical engagements of a group of women development workers in north-west India with developmentalism and individual rights. Rethinking Agency asks an underexplored question, tracks the entry, encounter, experience and practice of developmentalism... more...

  • Mauern aus Harmonieby Timo Eidemüller

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.02

    In China mauert man sich ein. Und das nicht nur mit Steinen, sondern auch zwischenmenschlich: Um die Harmonie zu wahren, ist man höflich und ignoriert bereitwillig Konflikte und kleinere Risse in den Mauern. Wer zu tief in diese Risse hinein späht, gefährdet die Harmonie und verliert sein Gesicht, was in der chinesischen Kultur den gesellschaftlichen... more...

  • Ausreise per Antrag: Der lange Weg nach drübenby Renate Hürtgen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 23.13

    Am Beispiel der »Antragsteller auf ständige Ausreise« im Kreis Halberstadt entwirft die Autorin ein anschauliches Bild der Gesellschaft und des Herrschaftsalltags in der DDR der Honecker-Ära. Sie betrachtet sowohl die Herrschaftspraxis im regionalen »Mikrokosmos der Macht« und den Umgang der lokalen Funktionäre mit den Antragstellern als auch die »Ausreiser«... more...

  • Economic Policy Reforms 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 63.00

    Going for Growth is the OECD’s regular report on structural reforms in policy areas that have been identified as priorities to boost incomes in OECD and major non-OECD countries (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa). Policy priorities are updated every two years and presented in a full report, which includes individual country... more...

  • The Victorian Working Classby P. E Razzell; R. W Wainwright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A New Development Agendaby Scott Miller; Daniel Runde

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    The link between economic development and state security has been well documented. As policymakers consider that link, the model for international development in the twenty-first century must include both governments and the private sector. more...

  • For Jobs and Freedomby Robert H. Zieger

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    Work has always been central to the African American experience. Whether as slaves or freedmen, African Americans have struggled to gain economic opportunity. For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865 analyzes the position of African American workers in the U.S. economy and social order over the past century and a half. This comprehensive... more...