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Economic Policy

  • Easternisationby Gideon Rachman

    Random House 2016; US$ 28.19

    The West?s domination of world politics is coming to a close. The flow of wealth and power is turning from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun. Easternisation is the defining trend of our age ? the growing wealth of Asian nations is transforming the international balance of power. This shift to the East is shaping the lives... more...

  • Breaking the WTOby Kristen Hopewell

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    The world economic order has been upended by the rise of the BRIC nations and the attendant decline of the United States' international influence. In Breaking the WTO , Kristen Hopewell provides a groundbreaking analysis of how these power shifts have played out in one of the most important theaters of global governance: the World Trade Organization.... more...

  • Survivalby Jonathan Lipow

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Survival: The Economic Underpinnings of American National Security introduces principles of national security thinking relevant to public policy, then illustrates application of these principles in a number of policy areas including fiscal policy, healthcare, education, immigration, welfare and poverty abatement, energy, and the environment. more...

  • Heterodox Islamic Economicsby Masudul Alam Choudhury; Ishaq Bhatti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The fields of morality and ethics have been left out significantly from socio-scientific study in general and in economics and finance in particular. Yet this book argues that in this age of post-modernist analytical inquiry, the study of morality and ethics is an epistemological requirement. This book illustrates the delimiting nature of mainstream... more...

  • Economics and Austerity in Europeby Hannah Bargawi; Giovanni Cozzi; Susan Himmelweit

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The full impact of austerity policies across Europe is still being assessed, but it is clear that their gendered impacts have been consistently severe, structural and manifold. They have also been, until now, under-researched and under-estimated. This book brings together the research of leading feminist economists in the area of gender and austerity... more...

  • The Political Economy of the Living Wage: A Study of Four Citiesby Oren M. Levin-Waldman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book examines the movement for living wages at the local level and what it tells us about urban politics. Oren M. Levin-Waldman studies the role that living wage campaigns may have had in recent years in altering the political landscape in four cities where they have been adopted: Los Angeles, Detroit, Baltimore, and New Orleans. It is the author's... more...

  • From Economics to Political Economyby Tim B. Thornton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The discipline of economics has been increasingly criticized for its inability to illuminate the workings of the real world and to provide reliable policy guidance for the major economic and social challenges of our time. ? A central problem in contemporary economics, and a problem from which many of its other failings flow, is its lack of plurality.... more...

  • Japanese Capitalism Since 1945: Critical Perspectivesby Tessa Morris-Suzuki; Seiyama Takuro

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book introduces students of the Japanese economy to a broad range of critical contemporary Marxian analyses by Japanese economists. Each of the five essays - on economic policy, agriculture, big business, labour relations, and foreign trade and investment - is written by a specialist in the field. The introduction places the essays in the wider... more...

  • EU Cohesion Policy in Practiceby John Bachtler; Iain Begg; David Charles; Laura Polverari

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 28.99

    A long-term assessment of the achievements of the EU Cohesion Policy that draws out the key policy implications thereof. more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment: Integrating Landscape and Urban Planningby Fabio Cutaia

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book explores the opportunities offered by Strategic Environmental Assessment in the context of guaranteeing the synchronized integration of landscape (in all its aspects) within urban plans, thereby helping to overcome the constraints of rigidly framed, sector-focused laws and a purely aesthetic concept of landscape. In pursuit of this goal,... more...