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Thank You for Being Late
by Thomas L Friedman ~ Paperback

THE NEW INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE WORLD IS FLATWe all sense it: something big is going on. Life is speeding up, and it is dizzying. Here Thomas L. Friedman reveals the tectonic movements that are reshaping our world, how to adapt to this new age and why, sometimes, we all need ...

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Saving Capitalism
by Robert B Reich ~ Hardback
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From the author of Aftershock and The Work of Nations, his most important book to date a myth-shattering breakdown of how the economic system that helped make America so strong is now failing us, and what it will take to fix it. Perhaps no one is better acquainted with the intersection of economics...

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Bullet Journal
by Mind Publisher ~ Paperback

The Bullet Journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary, but most likely, it will be all of the above. It will teach you to do more with less. A bullet journal is good for... - People who have a million little to-do lists flo...

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century
by Thomas Piketty ~ Hardback
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What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for la...

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The Shock Doctrine : The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
by Naomi Klein ~ Paperback
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The bestselling author of No Logo shows how the global “free market” has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to Iraq. In her groundbreaking reporting over the past few years, Naomi Klein introduced the term "disaster capitalism." Whether covering Baghdad a...

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Bullet Journal
by Mind Publisher ~ Paperback

The Bullet Journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary, but most likely, it will be all of the above. It will teach you to do more with less. A bullet journal is good for... - People who have a million little to-do lists flo...

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Thank You for Being Late
by Thomas L Friedman ~ Paperback

Author BiographyTHOMAS L. FRIEDMAN is a three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his work with The New York Times and the author of several bestselling books, including The World Is Flat.

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How Will Capitalism End?
by Wolfgang Streeck ~ Paperback

After years of ill health, capitalism is now in a critical condition. Growth has given way to stagnation; inequality is leading to instability; and confidence in the money economy has all but evaporated. In How Will Capitalism End?, the acclaimed analyst of contemporary politics and economics Wolfga...

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Digital Gold
by Nathaniel Popper ~ Paperback

New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEARA New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Inte...

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The Post-American World
by Fareed Zakaria ~ Paperback

This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else.' Following the success of his best-selling The Future of Freedom, Fareed Zakaria describes a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or overwhe...

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Achieving Regulatory Excellence
Hardback

Whether striving to protect citizens from financial risks, climate change, inadequate health care, or the uncertainties of the emerging "sharing" economy, regulators must routinely make difficult judgment calls in an effort to meet the conflicting demands that society places on them.Operating within...

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The Globalization Paradox
by Dani Rodrik ~ Paperback

For a century, economists have driven forward the cause of globalization in financial institutions, labour markets, and trade. Yet there have been consistent warning signs that a global economy and free trade might not always be advantageous. Where are the pressure points? What could be done about t...

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The Conscience of a Liberal: Reclaiming America from the Right
by Paul Krugman ~ Paperback

In "The Conscience of a Liberal", Paul Krugman, one of the US' most respected economists and outspoken commentators, lays out his vision of a New Deal for a fairer society. After the Second World War it seemed that, in the West, society was gradually becoming more equal. Welfare States had...

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The Wages of Destruction
by Adam Tooze ~ Paperback

Adam Tooze's The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy provides a groundbreaking new account of how Hitler established himself in power, mobilized for war - and led his country to annihilation. Was the tragedy of the Second World War determined by Nazi Germany's terrifyi...

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The Great Divide
by Joseph Stiglitz ~ Paperback

Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this growing problem. With his characteristic blend of clarity an...

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The New Case for Gold
by James Rickards ~ Hardback

**USA Today bestseller and Wall Street Journal business bestseller**They say John Maynard Keynes called gold a "barbarous relic." They say there isn't enough gold to support finance and commerce. They say the gold supply can't increase fast enough to support world growth. They're wrong. In this bold...

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The Tyranny of Experts
by William Easterly ~ Paperback

Over the last century, global poverty has largely been viewed as a technical problem that merely requires the right expert" solutions. Yet all too often, experts recommend solutions that fix immediate problems without addressing the systemic political factors that created them in the first place. F...

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Dark Money
by Jane Mayer ~ Paperback

The US is one of the largest democracies in the world - or is it? America is experiencing an age of profound economic inequality. Employee protections have been decimated, and state welfare is virtually non-existent, while hedge fund billionaires are grossly under-taxed and big businesses make astou...

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Raising the Floor
by Andy Stern ~ Hardback

Advances in technology are creating the next economy and enabling us to make things o things/connect with others in smarter, cheaper, faster, more effective ways. But the price of this progress has been a decoupling of the engine of prosperity from jobs that have been the means by which people have ...

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The Shock Doctrine
by Naomi Klein ~ Paperback

The bestselling author of No Logo shows how the global “free market” has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to Iraq. In her groundbreaking reporting over the past few years, Naomi Klein introduced the term "disaster capitalism." Whether covering Baghdad a...

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Still the Lucky Country?
Paperback

Australia's good fortune seems inexhaustible. Is it a product of luck, or of initiative and good governance? Is Australia still the Lucky Country? This edition explores Australia now - the sources of power, influence and fragility. Since settlement, Australia has responded with remarkable agility to...

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This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement
by Sarah Van Gelder ~ Paperback

YES! Magazine has been at the forefront of reporting on the Occupy Wall Street/99% movement that has spread all over the U.S. and around the world. Now the editors of YES! have pulled together outstanding reports and analyses of the who, what, when, where, why, and how of this movement - especially ...

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The Web of Debt
by Ellen Hodgson Brown ~ Paperback

EXPLODING THE MYTHS ABOUT MONEY Our money system is not what we have been led to believe. The creation of money has been "privatized," or taken over by a private money cartel. Except for coins, all of our money is now created as loans advanced by private banking institutions -- including the private...

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Feminist Critical Theory in Global Political Economy
by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage ~ Paperback

Why should feminists engage with critical theory? Can feminists overcome the patriarchal problems within current notions of social totality? What can a feminist critical theory tell us about the gendered inequality of contemporary global issues? This book highlights how critical theory argues again...

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The Global Auction
by Philip Brown ~ Paperback

For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Indeed, it is almost universally believed that college diplomas give Americans and Europeans a competitive advantage in the global knowledge wars. Challeng...

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End of an Era
by Carl Minzner ~ Hardback

Author BiographyCarl Minzner is Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. He is an expert in Chinese law and governance, and has written extensively on these topics in both academic journals and the popular press.

Pre-order - out 1 Mar 2018
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Feminist Critical Theory in Global Political Economy
by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage ~ Hardback

Why should feminists engage with critical theory? Can feminists overcome the patriarchal problems within current notions of social totality? What can a feminist critical theory tell us about the gendered inequality of contemporary global issues? This book highlights how critical theory argues again...

Pre-order - out 16 Jul 2019
$259.99
Managerial Capitalism

Marx's analysis of society has traditionally advanced a two-class framework; of worker and capitalist. In Managerial Capitalism, Gerard Dumenil and Dominique Levy argue that a transition is underway towards a new mode of production, shaped by a third, intermediary class: managerialism.With a focus o...

Pre-order - out 15 Mar 2018
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Regional Economic Analysis of Power, Elections, and Secession
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The main object of this book is to explain some of the mechanisms of integration and secession among regions from the point of view of game theory. To attain this goal, the incentives of regions in a country to unite or to secede and the conditions in the way for the member countries of a federation...

Pre-order - out 14 Feb 2018
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Reading Marx
by Iek ~

Marx's critique of political economy is vital for understanding the crisis of contemporary capitalism. Yet the nature of its relevance and some of its key tenets remain poorly understood. This bold intervention brings together the work of leading Marx scholars Slavoj  i ek, Agon Hamza and Frank Ru...

Pre-order - out 27 Apr 2018
$36.99
Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
by Daron Acemoglu ~ Paperback

This book develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. Different social groups prefer different political institutions because of the way they allocate political power and resources. Thus democracy is preferred by the majority of citizens, but opposed by elites. Di...

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Why Turkey is Authoritarian

For the last century, the Western world has regarded Turkey as a pivotal case of the 'clash of civilisations' between Islam and the West. Why Turkey is Authoritarian offers a radical challenge to this conventional narrative. Halil Karaveli highlights the danger in viewing events in Turkey as a war b...

Pre-order - out 15 Jun 2018
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The Mystery of the Kibbutz
by Ran Abramitzky ~ Hardback

How kibbutzim thrived for much of the twentieth century despite their inherent economic contradictions The kibbutz is a social experiment in collective living that challenges traditional economic theory. By sharing all income and resources equally among its members, the kibbutz system created stron...

Pre-order - out 20 Feb 2018
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Indian Economy

HERE's the new, 18th Edition of the widely accepted textbook on Indian Economy for undergraduate students (BA and BCom Hons.) incorporating the latest recommended readings. The book provides a comprehensive coverage of Indian economy under five sections:I. basic issues in economic development: insti...

Pre-order - out 1 Jan 2018
$98.99
Capital and Time
by Martijn Konings ~ Hardback

Critics of capitalist finance tend to focus on its speculative character. Our financial markets, they lament, encourage irresponsible bets on the future that reflect no real underlying value. Why is it, then, that opportunities for speculative investment continue to proliferate in the wake of major ...

Pre-order - out 23 Jan 2018
$166.99
Taming the Tide of Capital Flows
by Atish R Ghosh ~ Hardback

A comprehensive examination of policy measures intended to help emerging markets contend with large and volatile capital flows.While always episodic in nature, capital flows to emerging market economies have been especially volatile since the global financial crisis. After peaking at $680 billion in...

Pre-order - out 22 Dec 2017
$113.99
How to Write about Economics and Public Policy
by Katerina Petchko ~ Paperback

How to Write about Economics and Public Policy is designed to guide graduate students through conducting, and writing about, research on a wide range of topics in public policy and economics. This guidance is based upon the actual writing practices of professional researchers in these fields and it ...

Pre-order - out 1 Mar 2018
$153.99
The Commercialisation of New Zealand
by Brian Easton ~ Paperback

This text examines the origins, theory, history and politics of the dramatic change in economic policy in New Zealand, from Robert Muldoon's interventionalism to Roger Douglas's commercialization. It is illustrated with case studies including broadcasting, cultural policy, education, environment and...

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Advice and Dissent

Author BiographyAlan S. Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, a former member of Bill Clinton's Council of Economic Advisors, and a former vice-chair of the Federal Reserve. The bestselling author of After the Music Stopped, h...

Pre-order - out 27 Mar 2018
$45.99
The Role of Economic Advisors in Israel's Economic Policy
by Daniel Schiffman ~ Hardback

This book illustrates the role of international economic advisors in the development of Israel's economic policies. Based on extensive archival and historical research, it presents case studies on the policy impacts of the world-renowned advisors Michal Kalecki, Abba Lerner, Richard Kahn, Milton Fri...

Pre-order - out 31 Dec 2017
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