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Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy

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Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy

Dani Rodrik

Globalization; Business & Economics; Economic growth; International trade; Development economics; Political economy

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Deftly navigating the tensions among globalization, national sovereignty, and democracy, Straight Talk on Trade presents an... [more]

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Wall Street: A History

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Wall Street: A History

Charles R. Geisst (Ambassador Charles A. Gargano Professor of Finance, Manhattan College)

Business & Economics; Development economics; Economic history

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A timely update of the authoritative, engaging history of Wall Street and its role in the economic history of the United States... [more]

$42.95

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Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know

John Campbell , Matthew T. Page

History; African history; Political science & theory; International relations; Development economics

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In this overview of Africa's most populous country, Ambassador John Campbell and Matthew T. Page assess the socioeconomic,... [more]

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The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean

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The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean

Bertil Lintner

History; Geopolitics; Development economics

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The Indian Ocean's strategic importance to China cannot be underestimated, given the oil, African minerals and container traffic... [more]

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The Red Star and the Crescent: China and the Middle East

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The Red Star and the Crescent: China and the Middle East

James Reardon-Anderson

Politics & government; International relations; Development economics; Environmental economics; Energy industries & utilities

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An absorbing look at China's diplomatic and business outreach in pursuit of secure hydrocarbon reserves. [more]

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Islam Instrumentalized: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective

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Islam Instrumentalized: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective...

Jean-Philippe Platteau

Industrialisation & industrial history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Economic growth; Development economics; Economic systems & structures

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This book challenges the widespread view that Islam is a reactionary religion that defends tradition against modernity and... [more]

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The New Scramble for Africa

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The New Scramble for Africa

Padraig Carmody

Development studies; History; Development economics; Human geography

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Once marginalized in the world economy, Africa today is a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium... [more]

$39.95

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The China Reader: Rising Power

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The China Reader: Rising Power

David Shambaugh

History; Globalization; International relations; Development economics

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The rise of China is the most important development in world affairs. During the past three decades China dramatically modernized... [more]

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East-Commerce: A Journey Through China E-Commerce and the Internet of Things

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East-Commerce: A Journey Through China E-Commerce and the Internet of Things...

Marco Gervasi

Business & Economics; Development economics; Finance; E-commerce: business aspects

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A New E-Commerce Model is Coming from the East it is More Advanced and it is Spreading Worldwide China is now the biggest... [more]

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Rising Inequality in China: Challenges to a Harmonious Society

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Rising Inequality in China: Challenges to a Harmonious Society

Shi Li (Beijing Normal University), Hiroshi Sato (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo), Terry Sicular (University of Western Ontario)

History; Poverty & unemployment; Labour economics; Development economics; Welfare economics

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This book, a sequel to Inequality and Public Policy in China (2008), examines changes from 2002 to 2007 in the Chinese distribution... [more]

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

Graham Riches, Tiina Silvasti

Poverty & unemployment; Politics & government; Human rights; Development economics

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Is food aid the way of the future? What are the prospects for integrated public policies informed by the right to food? First... [more]

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Business Groups and Transnational Capitalism in Central America: Economic and Political Strategies

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Business Groups and Transnational Capitalism in Central America: Economic...

Benedicte Bull, Fulvio Castellacci, Yuri Kasahara

History; International relations; International economics; Development economics; Political economy

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This book investigates Central America's political economy seen through the lens of its powerful business groups. It provides... [more]

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know

Robert Paarlberg

Social issues & processes; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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In a lively and easy-to-navigate, question-and-answer format, Food Politics carefully examines and explains the most important... [more]

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Muhammad Yunus

Biography; Biography: general; True stories; Development studies; Political structure & processes; International relations; Development economics

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Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple... [more]

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Britain and the Politics of Modernization in the Middle East, 1945-1958

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Britain and the Politics of Modernization in the Middle East, 1945-1958...

Paul W. T. Kingston (University of Toronto)

History; Middle Eastern history; Second World War; Development economics; Economic history

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In a critique of development assistance, Paul Kingston examines Britain's foreign aid programme in the Middle East in the... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

Paul Kennedy

History; General & world history; Central government policies; Development economics

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WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a... [more]

$32.99

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The Philippines: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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The Philippines: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Steven Rood (Visting Fellow and Country Representative, Visting Fellow and Country Representative, Australian National University and the Asia Society)

Development studies; History; Asian history; International relations; Development economics

Paperback

In The Philippines: What Everyone Needs to Know (R), Steven Rood, a long-time scholar of the region, provides concise overview... [more]

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Measuring Poverty around the World

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Measuring Poverty around the World

Anthony B. Atkinson

History; Population & demography; Central government policies; Economics; Development economics; Welfare economics

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The final book from a towering pioneer in the study of poverty and inequality-a critically important examination of poverty... [more]

$54.99

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The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development: From neoliberalism to resource nationalism

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The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development: From neoliberalism...

Paul Alexander Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

Business & Economics; Development economics; Political economy; Management of land & natural resources

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The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity... [more]

$77.99

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Uneven Centuries: Economic Development of Turkey since 1820

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Uneven Centuries: Economic Development of Turkey since 1820

Sevket Pamuk, Sevket Pamuk

History; Development economics; Economic history

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The first comprehensive history of the Turkish economy The population and economy of the area within the present-day borders... [more]

$69.00

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Strategic Industry-University Partnerships: Success-Factors from Innovative Companies

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Strategic Industry-University Partnerships: Success-Factors from Innovative...

Riedel, Frolund

Business & Economics; Development economics; Business strategy; Business innovation

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Strategic Industry-University Partnerships: Success-Factors from Innovative Companies unveils insights of experts from leading... [more]

$88.95

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Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations

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Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations

Heiner Rindermann (Technische Universitat Chemnitz, Germany)

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Economics; Development economics

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This book studies cross-country differences in cognitive capital, exploring how levels of education are linked to a nation's... [more]

$63.95

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since...

Robert J. Gordon

Business & Economics; Economics; Development economics; Economic history; Business & management

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In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable.... [more]

$46.95

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The Art of Sanctions: A View from the Field

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The Art of Sanctions: A View from the Field

Richard Nephew

International relations; Business & Economics; International economics; Development economics; Political economy; Business & management

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The Art of Sanctions offers a practical framework for planning and applying sanctions based on two critical factors: pain... [more]

$68.00

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The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice: Deepening their roots

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The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice: Deepening...

Malo Andre Hutson

Urban communities; Regional government; Development economics; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market... [more]

$81.99

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