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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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  • Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • Land and Freedom by Leandro Vergara-Camus
    Land and Freedom (English, Paperback) Leandro Vergara-Camus

    The only comparative analysis of the Zapatistas and the MST.

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  • How Change Happens by Duncan Green
    How Change Happens (English, Paperback) Duncan Green

    Drawing on the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice INGOs, this book tests ideas on 'How Change Happens' and sets out the latest thinking on how citizens and others can drive progressive change.

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  • The Future of Private Equity by Mark Bishop
    The Future of Private Equity (English, Hardback) Mark Bishop

    The easy money that flowed through the banking system prior to 2008 fueled a boom in buy-outs. Now it is gone, how will the private equity industry reinvent itself? A series of interviews with some of the most respected and innovative firms, give rare insights to the strategies that will drive this secretive sector over the next economic cycle.

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  • A Culture of Growth by Joel Mokyr
    A Culture of Growth (English, Paperback) Joel Mokyr

    Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial Revolution...

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  • The Next Factory of the World by Irene Yuan Sun
    The Next Factory of the World (English, Hardback) Irene Yuan Sun

    Will Africa be the world's next hub of manufacturing? China is answering in the affirmative and investing accordingly. This book dispels the notion that this crucial story is merely about China's exploitation of Africa's resources, illuminating deep questions about our own, Western approach to development, and the implications for the future of manufacturing.

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  • The Econocracy by Joe Earle
    The Econocracy (English, Paperback) Joe Earle, Cahal Moran

    A century ago, the idea of "the economy" didn't exist. Now economics is the supreme ideology of our time, with its own rules and language. The trouble is, most of us can't speak it. This is damaging democracy. Dangerous agendas are hidden inside mathematical wrappers; controversial policies are presented as "proven" by the models of economic "science." Government is being turned over to a...

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  • The Age of Sustainable Development by Jeffrey D. Sachs
    The Age of Sustainable Development (English, Paperback) Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Jeffrey D. Sachs presents a compelling and practical framework to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development. Sachs explains how modern societies can develop economically, equitably, and sustainably.

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  • Economic Growth by Robert J. Barro
    Economic Growth (English, Hardback) Robert J. Barro, Xavier I Sala-i-Martin

    The long-awaited second edition of an important textbook on economic growth-a major revision incorporating the most recent work on the subject.

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  • International Development by Damien Kingsbury
    International Development (English, Paperback) Damien Kingsbury, John McKay

    International Development is a critical and interdisciplinary introduction to the contested field of development that is the ideal companion for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules in development on degrees in International Politics, International Relations and Development Studies.

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  • Economics: A Very Short Introduction by Partha Dasgupta
    Economics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Partha Dasgupta

    Economics has the capacity to offer us deep insights into some of the most formidable problems of life, and offer solutions to them too. Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, Partha Dasgupta reveals the connections between economics, politics, and development, and shows how these interactions create the world we live in today.

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  • The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon
    The Rise and Fall of American Growth (English, Paperback) Robert J. Gordon

    In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces. But has that era of unprecedented growth come to an end? Weaving together a vivid narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, The Rise...

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  • The Passions and the Interests by Albert O. Hirschman
    The Passions and the Interests (English, Paperback) Albert O. Hirschman

    Reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests - so long condemned as the deadly sin of avarice - was assigned the role of containing the unruly and destructive passions of man.

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  • Rethinking Economics by Liliann Fischer
    Rethinking Economics (English, Paperback) Liliann Fischer

    Economics is a broad and diverse discipline, but most economics textbooks only cover one way of thinking about the economy. This book provides an accessible introduction to nine different approaches to economics: from feminist to ecological and Marxist to behavioural. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field described and is intended to stand on its own as well as providing an...

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  • Yemen in Crisis by Helen Lackner
    Yemen in Crisis (English, Hardback) Helen Lackner

    This is the definitive, readable study by eminent expert Helen Lackner revealing the conflicts that threaten Yemen's very survival.

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  • Communicating Sustainability by Margaret Robertson
    Communicating Sustainability (English, Paperback) Margaret Robertson

    Communicating Sustainability is a book of evidence-based strategies for making sustainability vivid, accessible, and comprehensible. To do this, it brings together research from a range of specialties including cognitive psychology, visual perception, communication studies, environmental design, interpretive exhibit design, interpretive signage, wayfinding, storytelling, courtroom litigation,...

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  • China's Asian Dream by Tom Miller
    China's Asian Dream (English, Paperback) Tom Miller

    What does China's rise mean for the future of Asia, and of the world?

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  • Taxing Africa by Mick Moore
    Taxing Africa (English, Paperback) Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard

    From tackling the collusion of elites with international corporations to enhancing local democratic governance in Africa, this book examines the potential for reform, and how it may become a springboard for broader development gains.

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  • Encountering Development by Arturo Escobar
    Encountering Development (English, Paperback) Arturo Escobar

    Answers questions such as: How did the industrialized nations of North America and Europe come to be seen as the appropriate models for post-World War II societies in Asia, Africa, and Latin America? How did the postwar discourse on development actually create the so-called Third World? And what will happen when development ideology collapses?

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