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  • Austerity by Mark Blyth
    Austerity (English, Paperback) Mark Blyth

    In Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, Mark Blyth, a renowned scholar of political economy, provides a powerful and trenchant account of the shift toward austerity policies by governments throughout the world since 2009.

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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Thomas Piketty

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

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  • Economics for the Many by John McDonnell
    Economics for the Many (English, Paperback) John McDonnell

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

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  • Quest for Cosmic Justice, the by Sowell
    Quest for Cosmic Justice, the (English, Paperback) Sowell

    Sowell shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting inequality, and how the tyranny of social visions prevents many people from confronting the actual consequences of their own beliefs and policies.

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  • Ubuntu Contributionism by Michael Tellinger
    Ubuntu Contributionism (English, Paperback) Michael Tellinger $21.33 $29.00
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  • Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing by Josh Ryan-Collins
    Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing (English, Paperback) Josh Ryan-Collins, Toby Lloyd

    A comprehensive, critical but accessible guide to the role of land in housing policy and how it has been excluded from mainstream economic theory.

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  • Broken Bargain by Kathleen Day
    Broken Bargain (English, Hardback) Kathleen Day

    A history of major financial crises--and how taxpayers have been left with the bill

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  • How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps (second edition) by Youssef El-Gingihy
    How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps (second edition) (English, Paperback) Youssef El-Gingihy

    The story of how your NHS was sold off and why you will have to buy private health insurance soon.

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  • The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller
    The Tyranny of Metrics (English, Hardback) Jerry Z. Muller

    Argues that performance evaluation has been stymied by a fixation on metrics, and offers a guide on when and how to use metrics effectively.

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  • Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
    Dumbing Us Down (English, Paperback) John Taylor Gatto

    John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education, a bestseller for 25 years, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in a changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's poised to continue to shake the world of institutional education for many more years.

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  • Requiem For The American Dream by Kelly Nyks
    Requiem For The American Dream (English, Paperback) Kelly Nyks

    Discusses the extremes of wealth and power held by less than one percent of the population and the grave consequences that such inequality has for democracy and the ability of ordinary Americans to achieve financial security.

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  • The Production of Money by Ann Pettifor
    The Production of Money (English, Paperback) Ann Pettifor

    Why we misunderstand the nature of money, and what we can do about it

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  • Understanding Public Policy by Paul Cairney
    Understanding Public Policy (English, Paperback) Paul Cairney

    A major new introduction to theories of public policy. The author provides an accessible assessment of a wide range of theories and models from policy cycles, policy transfer, rational choice and socio-economic explanations to multi-level governance, advocacy coalitions and punctuated equilibrium and of their value to policy analysis.

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  • Peak Inequality by Danny Dorling
    Peak Inequality (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    Dorling brings together new material alongside a selection of his most recent writing on inequality from publications including the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, New Statesman, Financial Times and the China People's Daily. He explores whether we have now reached `peak inequality' and concludes by predicting what the future holds for Britain.

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  • Comparative Health Policy by Robert H. Blank
    Comparative Health Policy (English, Paperback) Robert H. Blank, Viola Burau

    A broad-ranging introduction to the provision, funding and governance of health care across a variety of systems. This revised fifth edition incorporates additional material on low/middle income countries, as well as broadened coverage relating to healthcare outside of hospitals and the ever-increasing diversity of the healthcare workforce today.

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  • American Nightmare by Henry A Giroux
    American Nightmare (English, Paperback) Henry A Giroux

    A far-ranging critique of the rise of authoritarianism and white nationalism in the US and the consequences for democracy

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  • Practising Social Work Law by Suzy Braye
    Practising Social Work Law (English, Paperback) Suzy Braye, Michael Preston-Shoot

    This fully revised fourth edition of a well-respected textbook seeks to build social workers' confidence in legal interpretation and implementation - practitioners must not only know the law;

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  • How Much is Enough? by Edward Skidelsky
    How Much is Enough? (English, Paperback) Edward Skidelsky, Robert Skidelsky

    Argues that wealth is not - or should not be - an end in itself, but a means to 'the good life'. Tracing the concept from Aristotle to the present, this book shows how far modern life has strayed from that ideal. It rejects the idea that there is any single measure of human progress, whether GDP or 'happiness'.

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  • Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    Seeing Like a State (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing that any centrally-managed social plan must recognize the importance of local customs and practical knowledge.

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  • Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter
    Anti-intellectualism in American Life (English, Paperback) Richard Hofstadter

    Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction....

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