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Political economy

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Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters

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Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters

Jesse Norman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But... [more]

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

George Magnus

Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Central government policies; International relations; Political economy

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A trusted economic commentator provides a penetrating account of the threats to China's continued economic rise [more]

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

Paul Collier

Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of Britain and other Western societies- thriving cities versus the provinces,... [more]

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The Age of Populism: The Tyranny of Authenticity and the Rise of Populism

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The Age of Populism: The Tyranny of Authenticity and the Rise of Populism...

Catherine Fieschi

Politics & government; Political economy

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Catherine Fieschi examines why populism and populist parties have become a feature of our politics. Populism's appeal, she... [more]

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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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Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

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Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream...

Nicholas Lemann

History; History of the Americas; Central government policies; Political economy

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Over the last generation, the U.S. has undergone seismic changes. Lemann explains the country's--and the world's--great transformation... [more]

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Capital: A Critique of Political Economy

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Capital: A Critique of Political Economy

Karl Marx

Politics & government; Political economy

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Marx's classic of political economics constitutes a work of tremendous influence. In addition to its critique of private property,... [more]

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The Case for Carbon Dividends

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The Case for Carbon Dividends

James K. Boyce

Business & Economics; Political economy; Global warming; Advocate - Economics & Business

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In this compelling book, leading economist James Boyce shows that the key to curtailing our use of fossil fuels is to put... [more]

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It...

Oliver Bullough

Political corruption; Business & Economics; Political economy

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Once upon a time, if an official stole money, there wasn't much he could do with it. He could buy himself a new car or build... [more]

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The Political Economy of Inequality

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The Political Economy of Inequality

Frank Stilwell

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Economic inequality has become a defining issue of our age. This book, written by leading political economist Frank Stilwell,... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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Updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss' bestselling Quarterly Essay. [more]

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

Peter Fleming

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Political ideologies; Political economy

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Capitalism is about to commit suicide and is threatening to take us down with it. But will it give way to a grand social utopia... [more]

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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent...

Joseph Stiglitz

Business & Economics; Macroeconomics; Political economy

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We all have the sense that the American economy-and its government-tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains... [more]

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How to Democratize Europe

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How to Democratize Europe

Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste, Antoine Vauchez

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; International economics; Political economy

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An all-star cast of scholars and politicians from Europe and America propose and debate the creation of a new European parliament... [more]

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Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

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Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

Walter Mattli

Globalization; International relations; Political corruption; Business & Economics; International finance; Political economy

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An expose of fragmented trading platforms, poor governance, and exploitative practices in today's capital markets Capital... [more]

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Economics for the Many

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Economics for the Many

John McDonnell

Politics & government; Central government policies; Political economy

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Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite. We need a new approach: an economics for the many. [more]

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Who Defines the Public Interest?

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Who Defines the Public Interest?

Tom Frame

History; Central government policies; Political economy; Management: leadership & motivation

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Who defines the public interest? As the contributors to the collection have shown, the question itself is complex: which public... [more]

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The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer

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The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer

Nicholas Shaxson

Political activism; Business & Economics; International finance; Political economy; Financial crises & disasters

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Global finance is a system that works for the few and against the many. We are told global finance is about wealth creation;... [more]

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Why Not Default?: The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

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Why Not Default?: The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

Jerome E. Roos

International relations; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history; Public finance

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How creditors came to wield unprecedented power over heavily indebted countries - and the dangers this poses to democracy.... [more]

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Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

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Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

Christine Harper, Paul A. Volcker

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Central government; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

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The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration... [more]

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The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

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The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

James Crabtree

History; Social & cultural history; Political economy

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A timely account of the emerging superpower that is India and the rise and rise of the Bollygarchs [more]

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Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era

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Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era...

T. V. Paul

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Political structure & processes; Central government policies; Diplomacy; Political economy

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How subtler forms of balance-of-power politics can help states achieve their goals against aggressive powers without wars... [more]

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Dark Commerce: How a New Illicit Economy Is Threatening Our Future

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Dark Commerce: How a New Illicit Economy Is Threatening Our Future

Louise I. Shelley

Globalization; Drugs trade & trafficking; Political corruption; Business & Economics; International trade; Political economy

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A comprehensive look at the world of illicit trade. [more]

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

George Magnus

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Central government policies; International relations; Political economy

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A trusted economic commentator provides a penetrating account of the threats to China's continued economic rise [more]

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Political Risk: Facing the Threat of Global Insecurity in the Twenty-First Century

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Political Risk: Facing the Threat of Global Insecurity in the Twenty-First...

Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegart

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Geopolitics; Political economy; Business strategy

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An examination of the rapidly evolving state of political risk, and how to navigate it by former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza... [more]

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