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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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  • Austerity by Alberto Alesina
    Austerity (English, Hardback) Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero

    A timely and incisive look at austerity measures that succeed?and those that don't...

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  • The Politics of Virtue by John Milbank
    The Politics of Virtue (English, Paperback) John Milbank, Adrian Pabst

    Two expert authors combine a compelling critique of contemporary liberalism with post-liberal alternatives in politics, the economy, culture and international affairs, to provide the fullest account so far of the post-liberal alternative in Western politics.

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  • Governing by Debt: Volume 17 by Maurizio Lazzarato
    Governing by Debt: Volume 17 (English, Paperback) Maurizio Lazzarato

    An argument that under capitalism, debt has become infinite and unpayable, expressing a political relation of subjection and enslavement.

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  • Understanding Government Contract Law by Terrence M. O'Connor
    Understanding Government Contract Law (English, Hardback) Terrence M. O'Connor

    A "back-to-basics" guide to government contract law Finally! A plain-English presentation of the basic legal concepts of government contract law for professionals at any stage in their careers. Until now, anyone in the procurement field has had to trudge through dense and complex texts written in hard-to-follow "legalese" in their quest to understand procurement law. With Understanding Government...

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  • The Economics of Brexit by Philip B. Whyman
    The Economics of Brexit (English, Paperback) Philip B. Whyman, Alina I. Petrescu

    This book presents a comprehensive evaluation of the likely economic impact upon the UK economy arising from Brexit. It additionally outlines the options available to policy makers for the formation of an economic strategy capable of adapting the economy to the challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit.

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  • Africa in Transformation by Carlos Lopes
    Africa in Transformation (English, Paperback) Carlos Lopes

    ?Lopes brings his rigour, insight, and experience to this timely new book, presenting a compelling rethink of traditional development models in Africa and the need to seize on transformational change to build a sustainable future for the continent."...

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  • False Dawn by John Gray
    False Dawn (English, Paperback) John Gray

    Gray's powerful and prescient polemic against extreme free-market capitalism, in a new edition, with a new section on the events of the last five years.

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  • 99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value by Brian Massumi
    99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value (English, Paperback) Brian Massumi

    A speculative exploration of value, emphasizing practical experimentation in its future forms...

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  • The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance by Brett Scott
    The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance (English, Paperback) Brett Scott

    Shows how activists can tap into the internal dynamics of the sector to disrupt it and showcases the growing alternative finance movement.

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  • How the West Came to Rule by Alexander Anievas
    How the West Came to Rule (English, Paperback) Alexander Anievas, Kerem Nisancioglu

    A non-Eurocentric, sweeping look at the material conditions and events that created capitalism

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  • The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
    The Wealth of Nations (English, Paperback) Adam Smith

    Gives a comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, this book's includes the author's assessment of the mercantile system, his advocacy of the freedom of commerce and industry, and his famous prophecy that "America will be one of the foremost nations of the world".

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  • In the Long Run We are All Dead by Geoff Mann
    In the Long Run We are All Dead (English, Hardback) Geoff Mann

    A groundbreaking debunking of moderate attempts to resolve financial crises

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  • Capital and Time by Martijn Konings
    Capital and Time (English, Paperback) Martijn Konings

    This book moves beyond mere denouncements of financial speculation to rethink the role of uncertainty, contingency, and time in contemporary capitalism.

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  • Issues and Actors in the Global Political Economy by Andre Broome
    Issues and Actors in the Global Political Economy (English, Paperback) Andre Broome

    A major new text on contemporary global political economy that focuses centrally on key issues and actors. Concise and accessibly written, it provides an ideal introduction to the contemporary dynamics and processes of change in the global political economy.

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  • Microeconomics in Context by Neva Goodwin
    Microeconomics in Context (English, Paperback) Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris

    Microeconomics in Context lays out the principles of microeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. Like its counterpart, Macroeconomics in Context, the book is uniquely attuned to economic, social, and environmental realities. The "in Context" books offer affordability, accessible presentation, and engaging coverage of current policy issues from economic...

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  • Capital Without Borders by Brooke Harrington
    Capital Without Borders (English, Hardback) Brooke Harrington

    How do the one percent keep getting richer despite financial crises and the myriad of taxes on income, capital gains, and inheritance? Brooke Harrington interviewed professionals who specialize in protecting the fortunes of the world's richest people: wealth managers. To gain access to their tactics and mentality, she trained to become one of them.

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  • The Chickenshit Club by Jesse Eisinger
    The Chickenshit Club (English, Paperback) Jesse Eisinger

    Winner of the 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Award...

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  • The Logic of Political Survival by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
    The Logic of Political Survival (English, Paperback) Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alistair Smith

    An ambitious theoretical and empirical study of the effect of political institutions on leadership survival, the character of public policy, and economic development.

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

    A particular, narrow way of thinking about the economy is dominant in society today. This book explores how this came to be, why the system cannot continue and how to build a better future. -- .

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