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    The inside story of what really happened in the aftermath of the worst single day in banking history.

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    An insightful - and terrifying - account of institutions once renowned for their probity, now all too often a byword for incompetence, and worse.

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    While dozens of recent books and articles have predicted the near-certainty of China’s rise to global supremacy, this book boldly counters such widely-held assumptions. Timothy Beardson brings to light the daunting array of challenges that today confront China, as well as the inadequacy of the responses.

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    In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon ris...

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    Once one of Man's greatest inventions, Felix Martin makes the argument that we have become money's slave. Taking us to the heart of society's economic misunderstandings, Martin creates a compelling read on the history, and future, of world economics.

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    A fantastic selection of essays, edited by Charles Clarke, that explore those difficult issues that politicians try to avoid.

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    A critical analysis of the Coalition governments austerity measures since their election in May 2010, drawing on hundreds of hours of first-person interviews.

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    The Butterfly Defect shows the mitigating uncertainty and systemic risk in an interconnected world is an essential task for our future.

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    This book provides an up-to-date account of the EU's climate policies that apply across the European economy.

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    Does Europe choose full political integration or does it fragment - could national economies even survive this? Roger Bootle turns his masterly gaze to the defining political question of our era - one which affects not just Britain or Europe, but the whole world.

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    Capitalism is a victim of its own success. In this thought-provoking new book, Rifkin discusses the future in an economy based on scarcity now giving way to an economy of abundance.

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    In this indispensable new book, Winston provides ten crucial strategies for leaders and companies ready to move boldly forward and win in this new reality.

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    A look at the questions that must be asked and the realities that must be faced ahead of the 2014 referendum.

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    The plan to ensure Britain's success in changing world order, brought to you by Reform Research Trust.

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    The AMS Guide to Climate Change is the authoritative book for one of most important issues for our society: climate change.

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    A compelling read about what's really going on with your money.

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    In recent years, Google's autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM's Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies--with hardware, software, and networks at their core--will in the near future diagnose diseases more accurately than doctors can, apply enormous data sets to transform retailing, and accomplish many tasks once considered uniquely human.

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    Zanny Minton-Beddoes introduces five aspects of the financial crisis and explains the significance for the current state of the global economy and its prospects

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    An intuitive critique that addresses the changes needed in 21st century society for successful climate innovation.

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    The Battle for Europe brings into sharp focus the historical importance of the current Eurozone crisis. Thomas Fazi argues that European Union (EU) elites have seized on the financial crash to push...

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    Written with humour, wisdom and compassion, this radical, inspiring, agenda-setting critique that shows how economics invades our most intimate decisions, and what the real alternatives might be.

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    Former US Vice President Al Gore, explores the political, social and economic forces that are shaping what America and the world will become in ensuing decades

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    An innovative and timely exposé of the politics, power and contestation of numbers.

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    The Frackers is a riveting narrative of how a group of risk-takers ushered in a new energy age. These individuals transformed the economic, environmental and geopolitical course of the US and the world, making a fortune in the process.

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    Where other scholars have seen the conflict as a triumph of freedom, Goldfield paints it as America's greatest failure: a breakdown of society caused by the infusion of evangelical religion into the world of politics.

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    Economist Vicky Pryce reflects on the current crisis in the Euro zone - its causes and how Europe has responded.

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    Award-winning financial journalist Ian Fraser reveals how the ‘light touch, limited touch’ approach to financial regulation of New Labour and the aggressive, confrontational, autocratic and reckless style of Fred Goodwin led to disaster, not just for the Royal Bank of Scotland, but for everyone in the UK.

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    A shocking exposé of how modern-day corporations and governments are raiding the Third World.

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    Mass international migration is a response to extreme global inequality, and immigration has a profound impact on the way we live. Yet our views - and those of our politicians - remain caught between two extremes

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    Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging, original, and compelling book,

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    Vicky Pryce will use her personal, and her economic experience to analyse the cost of keeping women in prison.

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    In The Lost Continent BBC Europe Editor Gavin Hewitt tells the story of a flawed dream, a noble vision that turned dangerous, and which led Europe into its gravest crisis since World War Two - a crisis for which it was totally unprepared.

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    The extraordinary story of Marinaleda, a communist utopia against all the odds.

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    The Making of Global Capitalism identifies the centrality of the social conflicts that occur within states rather than between them. These emerging fault lines hold out the possibility of new political movements that might transcend global markets.

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    The rich really are different ...

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    A controversial tour de force. Weisman seeks to answer a fundamental question - how do we manage the global population without destroying the planet?

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    Crucible of Resistance argues that an effective response means confronting not just neoliberalism, but also the earlier social democratic Keynesian regime. This book widens out the debate about the crisis in Greece and the eurozone, linking it to socialist and class strategies at the international level.

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    New ideas, new interconnections, new problems. Liam Fox analyses crucial world issues.

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    Making It Happen is the full, extraordinary story of the collapse of RBS.

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    Bobby Friedman introduces us to the big businesses, eccentric loners, fraudsters and dodgy wheeler-dealers who are rubbing shoulders against some of the most senior politicians in the country - with disturbing consequences for our democracy.

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    This entertaining, yet thoroughly researched book is both a story of decisive conflict in the history of Middle East politics and also of the great changes that the discovery of oil brought to this otherwise desolate land.

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    Tim Harford returns as the Undercover Economist with an even bigger target in his sights: to explain how the whole world economy works.

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    One of Britain’s most respected political thinkers offers solutions to the ills and iniquities of the current system of global capitalism.

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    An accessible discussion of the economic shape of the contemporary world by Channel 4's Economics Editor Faisal Islam

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    Felicity Lawrence's Sunday Times bestseller Not on the Label, updated with extraordinary new material on the horsemeat scandal.

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    How was it that despite multiple changes of government and the assassination of a Prime Minister, Britain survived and won a generation-long war against a regime which at its peak in 1807 commanded many times the resources and manpower?

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    During the chaos of the eurozone crisis, few mainstream commentators have stopped to question the purpose of the European Union itself, and whose interests it serves. Corporate Europe goes beyond the divisions between nation-states, focusing instead on the division between the corporate elite and the peoples of Europe.

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    Robert Skidelsky's three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes has been acclaimed as the authoritative account of the great economist-statesman's life. Here, Skidelsky has revised and abridged his magnum opus into one definitive book.

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    This is an important contribution to the discourse about Karl Polanyi’ and The Great Transformation.

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    Gavin McCrone's book sheds light on the economic issues that Scotland, and indeed Britain as a whole could face following the referendum in 2014.

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    In this hard-hitting book, Dieter Helm looks at how and why we have failed to tackle the issue of global warming and argues for a new, pragmatic rethinking of energy policy - from transitioning from coal to gas and eventually to electrification of transport, to carbon pricing and a focus on new technologies.

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    Kevin Kenny examines the many connotations associated with 'diaspora', with a focus on the word as a concept that aids in the understanding of the experience of migration.

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    At the onset of the Great Recession, as house prices sank and joblessness soared, many commentators concluded that the economic convictions behind the disaster would now be consigned to history. And yet, in the harsh light of a new day, we've awoken to a second nightmare more ghastly than the first

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    In an official global culture increasingly destructive of life, this book shows the necessity and possibility of building a sustainable society based on a universal commitment to life and nature.

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    In this short yet devastating analysis, David Marsh asks why five years of continuous crisis management have not only failed to resolve the Eurozone's problems but actually made things worse.

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    Cathy Davis highlights the reasons as to why housing finance has moved to become a central focus of social policy debates.

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    Ten Billion is Stephen Emmott's shocking message showing why time is running out for humanity unless we radically change our behaviour - now.

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    The age of American global dominance is ending. In recent years, risky economic and foreign policies have steadily eroded the power structure in place since the Cold War. And now, staggering under a huge burden of debt, the country must make some tough choices—or watch its creditors walk away.

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    Two of India's leading economists argue that, despite economic development, there must be a greater understanding of inequalities in India.

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    A compelling combination of critical analysis and observation, this book offers a richly detailed account of how the important global social protection floor initiative took shape.

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    In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat today.

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    Joel Magnuson's visionary insights into the decline of the Oil Age and life afterward combine sobering warnings with genuine hope. The facts are hard: global oil deposits will soon peak if they haven't already and the violent race to secure what's left has already begun.

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    Due to government cuts, the benefits system is currently a hot topic. In this timely book, a Citizen's Income (sometimes called a Basic Income) is defined as an unconditional, non-withdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship.

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    America is in crisis. In the space of a generation, it has become more than ever a country of winners and losers, leaving the social contract in pieces. In The Unwinding, George Packer narrates the story of America over the past three decades, bringing to the task his empathy with people facing difficult challenges, his sharp eye for detail and a gift for telling engaging human stories.

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    An important, non-partisan book for our times, examining minutely but constructively why government spending ultimately fails the taxpayer.

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    This book considers the idea of New Labour from a social democratic perspective. It examines a wide range of issues and provides new perspectives in relation to the economy, social and foreign policy and the defence of the state.

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    The global crash has dramatically changed the world's balance of power. America, once the world's hyper-power, is in retreat and mired in debt. Europe confronts a similar fate and with weaker animal spirits for help. But China's rise seems unstoppable. The Asian century, long predicted, is arriving 20 years faster than expected.

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    In 1850, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth. The Penguin History of Modern China shows how turbulent that journey has been.

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    The Body Economic is the first, agenda-shaping, look at the human costs of financial crisis.

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    In this eye-opening and often scathing book, Walden Bello provides a forensic dissection of contemporary capitalism's multiple crises.

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    The age of American global dominance is over. This brilliant new book from one of the FT's most senior writers shows how it ended and where the US needs to turn to prevent the crisis from deepening further.

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    Demonstrating how political bubbles helped create the real estate-generated financial bubble and the 2008 financial crisis, this book argues that similar government oversights in the aftermath of the crisis undermined Washington's response to the "popped" financial bubble, and shows how such patterns have occurred repeatedly throughout US history.

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    A radical new work of political philosophy from the businessman and former Minister of Science and Innovation under Tony Blair.

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    While dozens of recent books and articles have predicted the near-certainty of China’s rise to global supremacy, this book boldly counters such widely-held assumptions. Timothy Beardson brings to light the daunting array of challenges that today confront China, as well as the inadequacy of the responses.

    £25.00

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    An illuminating account of the inner workings of the financial sector and innovative ideas for financial activism.

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    Everything you need to know about Scotland’s independence referendum: the options, the big issues and what happens next.

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    This is the first handbook to provide a global policy perspective on energy, bringing together a diverse range of international energy issues in one volume.

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    This book attacks the ideological foundations of capitalism, starting with the mystifications surrounding the idea of ‘the market’.

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    Representing Europeans takes a fresh and quizzical look at the problems facing the European Union. Bringing decades of experience to bear on the deep, structural problems currently facing the EU, Richard Rose spells out why it can no longer carry on with integration by stealth.

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    David Boyle examines the key moments in political history that led to the downfall of the middle classes and questions whether their prestige can ever be revived.

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    The urban state of the nation—from Olympic dreams to broken Britain.

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    This book pulls together some of the overarching themes set to define the early part of the twenty-first century – the shift of power eastwards, disillusionment with capitalism and the political class and the impact of colossal Western debt.

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    Displaying a stunning grasp of the financial and policy details, Andrew McGettigan surveys the emerging brave new world of higher education. He looks at the big questions: What will be the role of universities within society? How will they be funded? What kind of experiences will they offer students? Where does the public interest lie?

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    This is essential reading for the many thousands of people each year looking to sell their business.

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    An in-depth examination into the social nature of the austerity crisis and how we can move "Beyond Capitalism".

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    Last Trains examines why and how England's railway system contracted, exposing the political failures that bankrupted the railways and examining officials’ attempts to understand a transport revolution beyond their control.

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    In this deeply informative study, Majda Bne Saad identifies the causes for global hunger embedded in the current global political and economic system and highlights the key challenges facing food deficit countries.

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    Exposes how self-serving politics of surplus countries like Germany keep undermining the Euro.

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    Upending the conventional wisdom that Bretton Woods was the product of an amiable Anglo-American collaboration, Steil shows that it was in reality part of a much more ambitious geopolitical agenda hatched within President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Treasury and aimed at eliminating Britain as an economic and political rival.

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    Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides, government collapses - the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were unprecedented in both frequency and extent. The effects of what historians call the "General Crisis" extended from England to Japan, from the Russian Empire to sub-Saharan Africa.

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    To Live and Die in America details how the United States has among the worst indicators of health in the industrialised world and at the same time spends significantly more on its health care system than any other industrial nation.

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    Heavens on Earth investigates countries which succeeded in creating mass prosperity and draws lessons from those successes for the post-credit crunch world.

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    An alternative look at spending cuts and the economic crisis.

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    An extraordinary and timely book scrutinising the necessity and level of public borrowing and spending.

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    Industry used to be what made Britain great; now a shadow has fallen on the factories of our nation. How has this been allowed to happen and is there any glimmer of hope for the future? This timely, analytical book has the answers.

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    By combining statistical tests with extensive field research across Latin America, this book examines the effect of financial globalization on economic policymaking. Kaplan argues that a country's structural composition of international borrowing and its individual technocratic understanding of past economic crises combine to produce dramatically different outcomes in national policy choices.

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    This book provides a comprehensive historical account of US tax policy that emphasizes the relationship between taxes and other budget components.

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    Founder of The Big Issue, John Bird, identifies what needs to be done to end poverty

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    Gene Kerrigan explores the impact of austerity on the Irish people and investigates the truth behind the recession.

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    An authorised and comprehensive account of the Royal Mail, an institution that was long considered to be the best of its kind in the world.

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    This book applies the conceptual framework of Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast's Violence and Social Orders (Cambridge University Press, 2009) to nine developing countries. The cases show how political control of economic privileges is used to limit violence and coordinate coalitions of powerful organizations.

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    In the wake of the Great Recession and America's listless recovery from it, economists, policymakers, and media pundits have argued at length about what has gone wrong with the American capitalist ...

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    To what extent are terrorism and development related? What are the relative weights of the economic, political, and social aspects of development? What is the development impact of different responses to terrorism? This 2008 volume addresses these crucial questions, synthesizing what we know about the development links with terrorism and pointing out what we do not.

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    The story of George Osborne's extraordinary ascent to power: a journey driven by luck, guile, resilience, risk-taking and searing ambition.

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    India Today is a comprehensive and compelling text for students of South Asia, political economy, development and comparative politics as well as anyone interested in the future of the world's largest democracy.

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    Freefall is an instant classic, combining an enthralling whodunit account of the current economic crisis with a bracing discussion of the broader economic issues at stake.

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    This expanded edition explores how the four forces of scale, technology, finance and regulation drove the East India Company's spectacular rise and fall.

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    The exploding cost of health care in the United States is a source of widespread alarm. Similarly, the upward spiral of college tuition fees is cause for serious concern. In this concise and illumi...

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    This important book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way, and while other nations are making support for technology and innovation a central ...

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    A study of the rise of the factory system in Great Britain

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    In this third volume of his award-winning "American Crisis" series, James Gustave Speth makes his boldest and most ambitious contribution yet. He looks unsparingly at the sea of troubles in which t...

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    Economist Vicky Pryce reflects on the current crisis in the Euro Zone – its causes and how Europe has responded.

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    In Robert Peston’s new book he explains in his characteristically straightforward way how the world got itself into the current economic mess – and how we might get out of it. ‘H...

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    Britain is at a cross-road which will define its place in the world for generations. From the economy, to the education system, to social mobility and social justice, Britain must learn the rules of the 21st century, or we face an inevitable slide into mediocrity.

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    Octopus is a real-life thriller that tells the inside story of a £300 million hedge fund fraud and the wild-goose chase through Europe by its drug-fuelled manager for a lucrative “secret market” be...

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    Ray Perman, former Financial Times journalist, charts the collapse of one of the world's oldest and most revered commercial banks.

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    In this radical new book, Patrick Chabal addresses the crucial issue of why the manner in which we in the West approach key political, social, and economic issues in today's globalized world.

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    Law, Legislation and Liberty is Hayek's major statement of political philosophy and one of the most ambitious yet subtle defences of a free market society ever written.

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    The Occupy Wall Street movement has ignited new questions about the relationship between democracy and equality in the United States. Are we also entering a moment in history in which the disjunctu...

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    Imagine a year living without spending or even touching money. Former businessman Mark Boyle did just and recounts his extraordinary story. Going back to basics and following his own strict rules, ...

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    Kees van der Pijl put class formation at the heart of our understanding of world politics and the global economy.

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    A comprehensive analysis of the development of world capitalism over seven hundred years.

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    In Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies, M. Anne Pitcher offers an engaging new theory to explain the different trajectories of private sector development across contemporary Africa.

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    This 2010 volume analyses the past three decades of global financial integration and governance and the recent collapse into crisis, offering a coherent and policy-relevant overview.

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    With 35 million workers laid off from the state-owned sector in China this book explains why these lay-offs occurred

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    In How Much is Enough? Robert and Edward Skidelsky argue that wealth is not an end in itself but a means to the achievement and maintenance of a 'good life', and that our economy should be organised to reflect this fact.

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    Once Italy was Europe's own emerging economy, a society that blended dynamism and super-fast growth with a lifestyle that was the envy of all. Now it is a major threat to the future of the Euro, an...

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    Based on explosive interviews conducted personally by Ferguson, as well as primary documents buried in court records and archives, Inside Job traces in gripping detail how the financial industry and its enablers went rogue.

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    The economic crisis has revealed the dark side of deregulation in the labour market: rising unemployment, limited access to social security and, due to low wages, no savings to count upon in bad ti...

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    When States Go Broke collects insights and analysis from leading academics and practitioners that discuss the ongoing fiscal crisis among the American states.

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    This balanced analysis replaces rhetoric with evidence and argument. It provides a much–needed perspective on current debates about China′s growing power and it will contribute to a constructive dialogue between China and the West.

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    Straddling the border between comparative politics and international relations theory, this important book will bring a much-needed dialogue to both sides.

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    Occupy is another vital contribution from Noam Chomsky to the literature of defiance and protest, and a red-hot rallying call to forge a better, more egalitarian future.

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    This book analyzes Chile's political economy over the last 30 years and the country's attempt to build a market society in a highly inegalitarian society

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