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- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
There is no doubt that ?economy? is a keyword in contemporary life, yet what constitutes economy is increasingly contested terrain. Interested in building ?other worlds,? J. K. Gibson-Graham have argued that the economy is not only diverse but also open to experimentations that foreground the well-being of humans and nonhumans alike. Making Other... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 49.95
Written to provide students with the critical tools used in today?s development economics research and practice, Essentials of Development Economics represents an alternative approach to traditional textbooks on the subject. Compact and less expensive than other textbooks for undergraduate development economics courses, Essentials of Development... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 59.95
Financial incentives have long been used to try to influence professional values and practices. Recent events including the global financial crisis and the BP Texas City refinery disaster have been linked to such incentives, with commentators calling for a critical look at these systems given the catastrophic outcomes. Risky Rewards engages with this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 215.00
This Handbook provides a cutting-edge survey of the state of research on religions and global development. Part one highlights critical debates that have emerged within research on religions and development, particularly with respect to theoretical, conceptual and methodological considerations, from the perspective of development studies and... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 27.99
The 2008 financial crisis—like the Great Depression—was a world-historical event. What caused it will be debated for years, if not generations. The conventional narrative is that the financial crisis was caused by Wall Street greed and insufficient regulation of the financial system. That narrative produced the Dodd-Frank Act, the most comprehensive... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00
Our planet is approaching a critical environmental juncture. Across the globe we continue to deplete the five pools of carbon – soil, wood, coal, oil, and natural gas – at an unsustainable rate. We?ve burned up half the planet?s known reserves of oil – one trillion barrels – in less than a century. When these sources of energy-rich carbon go into... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This guide concentrates on resources that are useful, in an easy-to-use format to enable architects, designers and engineers to access a wealth of knowledge. Information allows users to find, evaluate and contact the resources that can save time and money in day-to-day practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The second edition of this innovative and affordable book integrates environmental and financial sustainability into its distinctive regional approach. By focusing on political economy in its cultural, religious and historical roots, as well as leadership decisions, it spurs critical thinking. Working through the unique development paths of individual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Provides a comprehensive look at local economic development and public policy, placing special emphasis on quality of life and sustainability. It draws extensively on case studies, and includes both mainstream and alternative perspectives in dealing with economic growth and development issues. The contributions of economic theories and empirical research... more...