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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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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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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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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
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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 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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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 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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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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The Age of Stagnation
by Das Satyajit ~ Hardback

The global economy is entering an era of protracted stagnation, similar to what Japan has experienced for over a decade.That is the message of this brilliant and controversial summary of our current economic predicament from an internationally respected consultant and commentator on financial market...

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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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The Enigma of Capital: And the Crises of Capitalism
by David Harvey ~ Paperback

For over forty years, David Harvey has been one of the world's most trenchant and critical analysts of capitalist development. In The Enigma of Capital, he delivers an impassioned account of how unchecked neoliberalism produced the system-wide crisis that now engulfs the world. Beginning in the 197...

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The Political Economy of Human Rights Enforcement
by Ivan Manokha ~ Hardback

This book examines humanitarian interventions in the post-Cold War era in the context of the development of global capitalism. It argues that it is often our duty to use force to uphold human rights, but that attempts to promote and protect these rights can unintentionally contribute to the perpetua...

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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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Thank You for Being Late
by Thomas L Friedman ~ Paperback

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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 10 Apr 2018
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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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Still the Lucky Country?
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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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From Warfare to Wealth
by Mark Dincecco ~ Hardback

The economic rise of Europe over the past millennium represents a major human breakthrough. To explain this phenomenon, this book highlights a counterintuitive yet central feature of Europe's historical landscape: warfare. Historical warfare inflicted numerous costs on rural populations. Security wa...

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The New Economic Populism
by William Franko ~ Hardback

Author BiographyWilliam Franko is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Auburn University. Christopher Witko is Associate Professor of Political Science at University of South Carolina.

Pre-order - out 22 Nov 2017
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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 ...

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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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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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Authority and Markets
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Susan Strange was one of the pioneers of the modern study of international political economy and had a major impact on the way we now understand the global political economy. Always thoughtful and accessible, often contentious, sometimes highly provocative, for over 30 years she asked the key questi...

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Political Social Work
by Shannon R. Lane ~ Hardback

This social work book is the first of its kind, describing practical steps that social workers can take to shape and influence both policy and politics. It prepares social workers and social work students to impact political action and subsequent policy, with a detailed real-world framework for turn...

Pre-order - out 27 Nov 2017
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Governance and Climate Justice
by Julia M. Puaschunder ~ Hardback

This book examines international climate change mitigation and adaptation regimes with the aim of proposing fair climate stability implementation strategies. Based on the current endeavors to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation around the globe, the author introduces a 3-dimensional cli...

Pre-order - out 12 Feb 2018
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Spatial Economic Modelling of Megathrust Earthquake in Japan
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This book presents an evaluation of the impacts of megathrust earthquakes and tsunamis on regional economies and subsequent reconstruction, as well as regional revitalization by the spatial economic model and dynamic macro and regional computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. The cases examined ...

Pre-order - out 25 Nov 2017
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South Asian Rivers
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This volume identifies existing statist approaches and political economies of river management in South Asia. These rivers are heavily suffering from millions of people who in contrast consider them as holy and worship them. Edited by Professor Imtiaz Ahmed, the contributors of this book from India,...

Pre-order - out 30 Nov 2017
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The Global Debt Crisis and Its Socioeconomic Implications
by Mohamed Rabie ~ Hardback

This fascinating and ambitious book proposes a new strategy ("the Ramo Plan") to tackle the current global socioeconomic crisis. Issuing a direct challenge to the status quo, the author lays out a bold set of policies to overcome the West-East divide and lead us to a more successful and secure futur...

Pre-order - out 18 Nov 2017
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The Dilemma of Regional Policy
by Stilianos Alexiadis ~ Hardback

Applying the principles of Optimal Control Theory to the problem of regional allocation of investment can be a useful tool for demonstrating how the trade-off between regional equity and overall efficiency can be overcome. This book poses the following questions: are spatial inequalities harmful for...

Pre-order - out 9 Dec 2017
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Global Entangled Inequalities
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This book presents studies from across Latin America to take up the challenge of exploring the plurality of social inequalities from a global perspective. Accordingly, it identifies the structural forces of social inequalities on a world scale as they shape asymmetries observed in a wide array of ph...

Pre-order - out 3 Nov 2017
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Global Entangled Inequalities
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This book presents studies from across Latin America to take up the challenge of exploring the plurality of social inequalities from a global perspective. Accordingly, it identifies the structural forces of social inequalities on a world scale as they shape asymmetries observed in a wide array of ph...

Pre-order - out 3 Nov 2017
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Neoliberalism and the Transforming Left in India
by Ritanjan Das ~ Hardback

West Bengal has often been perceived as somewhat of an aberration in the wider context of a rather chaotic Indian democracy, as the Left Front (spearheaded by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, CPIM) demonstrated a rare instance of political stability, decisively winning seven consecutive democra...

Pre-order - out 1 Nov 2017
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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
by Chris Hedges ~ Paperback

Named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon.com and the Washington Post Three years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice zones, those areas in America that have been offered up for exploitation in the name ...

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