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- Wiley 2017; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
The Financial Crash that convulsed the world in 2008 had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise. Many leading commentators, taken in by the hubris of economics, declared shortly before the crisis that the magical recipe for eternal stability had been found. Less than a year later, the biggest... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 48.00
Is whether we contract cancer?and whether we survive the disease, if we get it?largely just a result of good versus bad luck, or are these outcomes regarding cancer tied to the policies and actions of our federal government? Cancer-treating drug development and approval is overseen by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, billions of dollars of federal... more...
- Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 29.95
From Clans to Co-ops explores the social, political, and economic relations that enable the constitution of cooperatives operating on land confiscated from mafiosi in Sicily, a project that the state hails as arguably the greatest symbolic victory over the mafia in Italian history. Rakopoulos's ethnographic focus is on access to resources, divisions... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2017; US$ 17.99
"During the Great Depression, which I'm old enough to remember, it was bad?much worse subjectively than today. But there was a sense that we'll get out of this somehow, an expectation that things were going to get better . . ." ?from Requiem for the American Dream In his first major book on the subject of income inequality, Noam Chomsky skewers... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
Oil pulses through our daily lives. It is the plastic we touch, the food we eat, and the way we move. Oil politics in the twentieth century was about the management of abundance, state power, and market growth. The legacy of this age of plenty includes declining conventional oil reserves, volatile prices, climate change, and enduring poverty in many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
The Global Political Economy of Raśl Prebisch offers an original analysis of global political economy by examining it through the ideas, agency and influence of one of its most important thinkers, leaders and personalities. Prebisch?s ground-breaking ideas as an economist ? the terms-of-trade thesis and the economic case for state-led industrialization... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1978, the essays in this text discuss issues surrounding inflation, governmental roles in economic matters and varying economic systems and theories with a particular lean towards discussing capitalism evaluating how all of these factors affect the economic state of America. Mattick takes on the view that Economics is not an... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 58.08
This book reviews the key policy debates during the post-crash era, describing the issues that policymakers grappled with, the decisions that they took and the details of the policy instruments that were created. Focusing specifically on issues in monetary and fiscal policy, chapters demonstrate that very little that was done during this period... more...