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- Beacon Press 2012; US$ 16.00
From Wisconsin to Washington, DC, the claims are made: unions are responsible for budget deficits, and their members are overpaid and enjoy cushy benefits. The only way to save the American economy, pundits claim, is to weaken the labor movement, strip workers of collective bargaining rights, and champion private industry. In "They're Bankrupting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00
The new developments across the Taiwan Strait have illuminated the dilemma of the 'One China' policy, which could mislead to inconsistent or even contradictory policies, and result in devastating military confrontation between China and the U.S. and possibly Japan. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 19.99
The underexamined art and science of managing the federal government's huge debt. Everyone talks about the size of the U.S. national debt, now at $13 trillion and climbing, but few talk about how the U.S. Treasury does the borrowingeven though it is one of the world's largest borrowers. Everyone from bond traders to the home-buying public is affected... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 51.16
Corruption is usually understood as hampering political development, economic growth and democratic participation of citizens, but comparing the effects of corruption for different political regimes presents astonishingly complex findings. The ongoing persistence of corruption underlines that it is not only dysfunctional, but can be highly functional... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 27.44
Bastian Hartmann untersucht die Gründe für und die Konsequenzen von Ehescheidungen. Er zeichnet dabei ein umfassendes Bild der wechselseitigen Beziehungen zwischen der ökonomischen und der familialen Situation. Ehen werden zwar als Bund fürs Leben geschlossen, doch in der Realität gelingt es häufig nicht, dieses Versprechen einzuhalten, und viele Ehen... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 8.95
A veritable "Globalization for Dummies," 10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Banklays bare the most common myths of globalization in a clear and understandable way. Looking with hope to grassroots movement-building on a global scale, Danaher presents ten arguments for abolishing the IMF and World Bank and replacing them with democratic institutions... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks?Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley?which together control assets amounting, astonishingly,... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 31.99
This book places the 2010 elections in historical context and offers an explanation for the substantial gains made by the Republicans in Florida that year. It also discusses the voting behavior of the Florida electorate and the importance of national forces on state level elections. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 86.00
Since its accession to the WTO, China had been enjoying a rapid growth in foreign trade, which has become the major driving force behind its surging economic development. However, the outbreak of the financial crisis at the end of 2008 left China with a fragile international market. Although there has been a gradual improvement in the international... more...