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The Silo Effect: Why putting everything in its place isn't such a bright idea

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The Silo Effect: Why putting everything in its place isn't such a bright...

Gillian Tett

Society & Social Sciences; Anthropology; Economic theory & philosophy

Paperback

* The brilliant and insightful new book from Gillian Tett, author of the bestselling FOOL'S GOLD [more]

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Religion and the Rise of Capitalism: A Historical Study

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Religion and the Rise of Capitalism: A Historical Study

R. H. Tawney

Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Business & Economics; Political economy

Paperback

A classic of political economy that traces the influence of religious thought on capitalism [more]

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A Banquet of Consequences: Have we consumed our own future?

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A Banquet of Consequences: Have we consumed our own future?

Satyajit Das

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

Paperback

Essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the global economy and their own prospects, A Banquet of Consequences... [more]

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On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays

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On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays

John Stuart Mill

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political control & freedoms; Economic theory & philosophy

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The four essays in this volume examine the most central issues that face liberal democratic regimes. They tackle the protection... [more]

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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

Timothy Geithner

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Political economy; Banking

Paperback

On 26 January, 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis and having just completed five years as President of the Federal... [more]

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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations

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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations...

Jacob Soll

Business & Economics; Economic history; Management accounting & bookkeeping

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Shows how the use and misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies. This book traces the influence... [more]

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Vulnerability, Exploitation and Migrants: Insecure Work in a Globalised Economy

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Vulnerability, Exploitation and Migrants: Insecure Work in a Globalised...

Hannah Lewis, Klara Skrivankova, Louise Waite, Gary Craig

Migration, immigration & emigration; Globalization; Sociology: work & labour; Politics & government; Labour economics

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Globalization, the economic crisis and related policies of austerity have led to a growth in extreme exploitation at work,... [more]

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The Essential Keynes

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The Essential Keynes

John Maynard Keynes

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keynes was the most influential economist of the twentieth century. He overturned the orthodoxy that markets were optimally... [more]

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Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s

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Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s

Stuart Macintyre

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Central government policies; Economic history

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In this landmark book, Stuart Macintyre explains how a country traumatised by World War I, hammered by the Depression and... [more]

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Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry

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Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry

Ross Gittins

Biography; Economic history

Paperback

The honest, robust and intelligent recollections of one of Australia's pre-eminent economic journalists - as insightful and... [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

Paperback

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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The Economics of Inequality

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The Economics of Inequality

Thomas Piketty

Politics & government; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

Hardback

Thomas Piketty - whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century pushed inequality to the forefront of public debate - wrote The... [more]

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China's Renewable Energy Revolution

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China's Renewable Energy Revolution

John A. Mathews, Hao Tan, Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

History; Environmental economics; Alternative & renewable energy industries

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The authors suggest that China's renewable energy system, the largest in the world, will quickly supersede the black energy... [more]

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Caring Economics: Conversations on Altruism and Compassion, Between Scientists, Economists, and the Dalai Lama

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Caring Economics: Conversations on Altruism and Compassion, Between Scientists,...

Tania Singer , Matthieu Ricard

Religion & beliefs; Economic theory & philosophy

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Can the hyper-ambitious, bottom-line-driven practices of the global economy incorporate compassion into the pursuit of wealth?... [more]

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The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System

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The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System...

James Rickards

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; International finance

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The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years. Each collapse was followed by a period... [more]

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Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Stathis Kalyvas (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Yale University)

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Political economy

Paperback

Modern Greece is the go-to resource for understanding both the present turmoil and the deeper past that has brought the country... [more]

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Peau Noire, Masques Blancs

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Peau Noire, Masques Blancs

Frantz Fanon

Economics; Languages & ESL

Paperback

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The Map and the Territory 2.0: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting

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The Map and the Territory 2.0: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting...

Alan Greenspan

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic forecasting; Political economy

Paperback

Like all of us, though few so visibly, Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental... [more]

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The Citizen's Share: Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century

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The Citizen's Share: Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century

Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, Douglas L. Kruse

Business & Economics; Economic history; Employee-ownership & co-operatives

Paperback

Argues that the concept of employee ownership has deep roots extending back to the political and economic vision of America's... [more]

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The 13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis

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The 13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis

Yannis Palaiologos

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

A riveting examination of the political, social and cultural forces behind Greece's recent great financial crisis, and its... [more]

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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Brad Stone (Author)

Business & Economics; Economics; Retail sector

Paperback

Though Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail, its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, was never content with... [more]

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Keynes/Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics

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Keynes/Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics

Nicholas Wapshott

Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

Paperback

Can government fix a broken economy? Two great economists disagreed eighty years ago, and their debate dominates politics... [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

Paperback

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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Conscience Economy: How a Mass Movement for Good is Great for Business

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Conscience Economy: How a Mass Movement for Good is Great for Business

Steven S. Overman

Business & Economics; Economic systems & structures; Sustainability

Hardback

<p>A generation of people around the world, from Boston to Bangkok, from New York to New Delhi, are making everyday choices... [more]

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The Cambridge Economic History of Australia

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The Cambridge Economic History of Australia

Simon Ville (University of Wollongong, New South Wales), Glenn Withers (Australian National University, Canberra)

History; Economic history

Hardback

Provides a systematic and comprehensive treatment of Australia's economic foundations, growth, resilience and future in an... [more]

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