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  • The Anti-Monopoly Persuasion

    The Anti-Monopoly Persuasion
    av Steven L. Piott

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313245459

  • The Origins of American Public Finance

    The Origins of American Public Finance
    av Donald R. Stabile

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313307546

    An examination of an early version of the debate over money, debt, and taxes sheds light on current debates regarding public finance, a balanced budget, and paying off the public debt. Stabile shows that while special interest lobbying during the co…

  • New Perspectives on Social Class and Socioeconomic Development in the Periphery

    New Perspectives on Social Class and Socioeconomic Development in the Periphery
    av Novella Keith

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313256882

    This provocative new volume focuses on the economic features that make Third World social formations distinctive and on non-property characteristics such as religion, ethnicity, and culture, that are central to the survival of these societies. Speci…

  • Food and Agrarian Orders in the World-Economy

    Food and Agrarian Orders in the World-Economy
    av Philip Mcmichael

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313293993

    The emergence of a world economy depends on the reorganization of agriculture and food systems to provision the work force and the industries associated with the division of labor. This work emphasizes the central role played by food and agriculture…

  • Food and Agrarian Orders in the World-Economy

    Food and Agrarian Orders in the World-Economy
    av Philip Mcmichael

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275949662

    The emergence of a world economy depends on the reorganization of agriculture and food systems to provision the work force and the industries associated with the division of labor. This work emphasizes the central role played by food and agriculture…

  • The Great Myths of 1929 and the Lessons to Be Learned

    The Great Myths of 1929 and the Lessons to Be Learned
    av Harold, Jr. Bierman

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273650

    What actually was the economic situation in 1929 and what happened to the stock market? Harold Bierman's fresh look at the Crash of '29 provides provocative answers that challenge the facts and overturn previously held assumptions concerning the cat…

  • The Development of Local Public Services, 1650-1860

    The Development of Local Public Services, 1650-1860
    av Hannah J. McKinney

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313295904

    Local communities have always experienced great difficulties in reaching consensus in public service decisions. What goods should be provided and how they should be financed is often controversial. There is no magic cure for the inefficiencies in pu…

  • A New World Order?

    A New World Order?
    av Jozsef Borocz

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275951221

    The closing years of the 20th century will be remembered as a time of tumultuous change. The various essays are attempts to understand the changes and ground them in the context of the logic of the contemporary world-system. The essays are divided i…

  • A New World Order?

    A New World Order?
    av Jozsef Borocz

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313295737

    The closing years of the 20th century will be remembered as a time of tumultuous change. The various essays are attempts to understand the changes and ground them in the context of the logic of the contemporary world-system. The essays are divided i…

  • State Per-Capita Income Change Since 1950

    State Per-Capita Income Change Since 1950
    av William H. Crown

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313296949

    This book refutes prevailing theories that attribute post-1950 state per capita income convergence to (1) neo-classical adjustment mechanisms, (2) institutional sclerosis, and (3) southern industrialization. Wheat and Crown argue that southern incom…

  • Reforming Financial Systems

    Reforming Financial Systems
    av Ron J. Ivey

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313281006

    One of the key constraints to accelerated economic performance in developing countries is, in the authors' view, the absence of strong, dynamic financial systems. Many, if not most, developing countries suffer from repressed financial systems. Thus…

  • The Diary of Rexford G. Tugwell

    The Diary of Rexford G. Tugwell
    av Michael Namorato

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313280177

    Rexford G. Tugwell's diary of the New Deal era is one of the most important first-hand, primary accounts of the New Deal available. One of FDR's most intimate advisors, Tugwell provides an open account of what went on in the New Deal, particularly i…

  • The Technological Unemployment and Structural Unemployment Debates

    The Technological Unemployment and Structural Unemployment Debates
    av Gregory R. Woirol

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313298929

    The two historical debates studied here are concerned with the impact of technological change on unemployment and on the economy generally. The topic is of enduring interest among both economists and the public at large. The history of these 20th ce…

  • Small and Medium Enterprises

    Small and Medium Enterprises

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313275944

    In recent years, the potential role of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in fostering socio-economic development has received increasing attention in the international economic community. However, no previous works have dealt with the technologica…

  • Indians, Bureaucrats, and Land

    Indians, Bureaucrats, and Land
    av Leonard A. Carlson

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313225338

  • United States-Japan Trade in Telecommunications

    United States-Japan Trade in Telecommunications
    av Meheroo Jussawalla

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313287183

    This volume, which grew out of a study conducted by the East-West Center, analyzes the friction in telecommunications trade between the United States and Japan and the consequent imposition of the Super 301 clause on Japan. Giving both the U.S. and…

  • Nuclear Power Goes On-Line

    Nuclear Power Goes On-Line
    av William Beaver

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313272448

    On May 26, 1958, the Shippingport, Pennsylvania, nuclear power station ushered in the age of the peaceful atom when it became the first nuclear power plant to go on-line. Throughout its more than three decades of operation, Shippingport encountered…

  • The Rise of a New World Economic Power

    The Rise of a New World Economic Power
    av Y. Dolly Hwang

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313265181

    In the most comprehensive analysis of Taiwan's economic development available to date, Y. Dolly Hwang traces the economic, political, and historical factors that enabled the island to transform itself from a poor country burdened with heavy foreign…

  • Democracy in Desperation

    Democracy in Desperation
    av Douglas Steeples

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313279430

    The Panic of 1893 and the depression it triggered mark one of the decisive crises in American history. Devastating broad sections of the country like a tidal wave, the depression forced the nation to change its way of life and altered the pattern an…

  • American Trade Policy, 1923-1995

    American Trade Policy, 1923-1995
    av Edward Kaplan

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294808

    This work covers trade policy from 1923 to 1995 taking the history of American tariffs from the Prelude to Trade Wars to the present. It begins during the period of high tariffs and discusses the arguments for and against protectionism. Cordell Hull…

  • The American Pulp and Paper Industry, 1900-1940

    The American Pulp and Paper Industry, 1900-1940
    av Nancy Frances Kane

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273667

    This book examines the U.S. pulp and paper industry between 1900 and 1940, the period when pulp and paper production relocated from the North to the South and the West. This relocation was one of the most influential shifts in industrial production…

  • The Role of Precious Metals in European Economic Development

    The Role of Precious Metals in European Economic Development
    av Mohammad H. Bozorgnia

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294457

    Tracing the monetary history of Europe, this study explores the impact of change in the availability and use of bullion, in the form of money, on the economic evolution of Europe. The Romans fostered economic prosperity through the accumulation of b…

  • Samuel Gompers and the Origins of the American Federation of Labor, 1848-1896.

    Samuel Gompers and the Origins of the American Federation of Labor, 1848-1896.
    av Stuart Bruce Kaufman

    Inbunden - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780837162775

  • Night Boat to New England, 1815-1900

    Night Boat to New England, 1815-1900
    av Edwin L. Dunbaugh

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313277337

    Taking the subject of much lore as the topic of his book, Dunbaugh has written a carefully researched, comprehensive history of the overnight steamboat on Long Island Sound. In the nineteenth century, these steamboats provided the major means of tra…

  • The Modern/Colonial/Capitalist World-System in the Twentieth Century

    The Modern/Colonial/Capitalist World-System in the Twentieth Century

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313318047

    An important building block for further advancing world-system theory, this book considers the theory from the perspectives of global processes and antisystemic movements, feminist theory, and the aftermath of the colonial system. The volume address…

  • Inequality

    Inequality
    av William M. Dugger

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313300141

    Radical institutionalism-a processual paradigm focused on changing the direction of cultural evolution and the function of social provisioning in order to promote the full participation of all-defines inequality as evolving from class exploitation,…

  • The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815-1825.

    The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815-1825.
    av Gary Langer

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313256455

    The new Political Economy, which in 1815 captured the attention of a country exhausted by war and drained by economic crisis, was to have profound effects on British and, indeed, the Western world's economic and political life for more than a hundre…

  • Revolution in the World-System

    Revolution in the World-System
    av Terry Boswell

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313267260

    Seventy-one of the 168 member nations of the UN were rocked by insurgency during the past decade. Among the most overwhelming of the conflicts were full-scale civil and separatist wars in Afghanistan, Angola, Cambodia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Indones…

  • Latin America in the World-Economy

    Latin America in the World-Economy
    av Roberto Korzeniewicz

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313298141

    Latin America is in the midst of dramatic transformations. Stabilization and structural adjustment programs are dismantling state regulation of the economy. Democratic transitions are pointing toward the emergence of new institutional arrangements.…

  • Latin America in the World-Economy

    Latin America in the World-Economy
    av Roberto Korzeniewicz

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275954239

    Latin America is in the midst of dramatic transformations. Stabilization and structural adjustment programs are dismantling state regulation of the economy. Democratic transitions are pointing toward the emergence of new institutional arrangements.…

  • Treasure from the Painted Hills

    Treasure from the Painted Hills
    av Douglas Steeples

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313308369

    Originating as a silver-mining camp and marketed today as a silver-mining ghost town, Calico, CA outlived the silver era when borax was discovered in its hills. Supplying Borax worldwide-employing the twenty mule teams still associated with Twenty-M…

  • Southern Workers and Their Unions, 1880-1975

    Southern Workers and Their Unions, 1880-1975
    av Gary M. Fink

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313227011

  • The Economics of Intellectual Property in a World without Frontiers

    The Economics of Intellectual Property in a World without Frontiers
    av Meheroo Jussawalla

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313276200

    This work explores the problems arising from dynamic information technology in its application to intellectual property rights. In a global marketplace of ideas, political boundaries and the sovereignty of the nation state seem to be disappearing be…

  • Dollars Through the Doors

    Dollars Through the Doors
    av Richard Germain

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313299216

    By the 1930s, banks in America had transformed themselves from passive responders to aggressive seekers of business, converting toward a market orientation by developments in service philosophy, segmentation of customers, and by transformation of st…

  • New Roads to Development

    New Roads to Development
    av Raanan Weitz

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313251771

    Weitz summarizes the results of both studies and practical experience undertaken by the Rehovot Settlement Study Center, which he heads in Israel, and outlines an integrated, interdisciplinary regional approach to development that they have worked o…

  • The Politics of Economic Restructuring and Democracy in Africa

    The Politics of Economic Restructuring and Democracy in Africa
    av Obioma M. Iheduru

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313308338

    In a bold attempt to develop an innovative theory of political change arising from dual economic and political transformations, Iheduru maintains that economic structural adjustment policies have unintended political consequences, leading to democra…

  • Energy and the Rise and Fall of Political Economy

    Energy and the Rise and Fall of Political Economy
    av Bernard C. Beaudreau

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313310591

    The First and Second Industrial Revolutions were about energy: steam power revolutionized 19th-century Great Britain and electric power revolutionized 20th-century America. Yet political economy, the science of wealth born of the First Industrial Re…

  • The Emergence of Giant Enterprise, 1860-1914

    The Emergence of Giant Enterprise, 1860-1914
    av David O. Whitten

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313210891

    A guide to over 2200 reference sources for the social sciences. This work includes information on geography, business, economics, information technology, anthropology, history and law. Sources covered include directories, biographies, theses, dictio…

  • Ideology and Utopia in the Social Philosophy of the Libertarian Economists

    Ideology and Utopia in the Social Philosophy of the Libertarian Economists
    av Rick Tilman

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313315589

    Challenging the libertarians' definition of freedom and democracy, this study portrays the social philosophy of Milton Friedman, James Buchanan, Friedrich Hayek, and George Stigler as the bulwark of an attack on welfare and regulatory state collecti…

  • The Marshall Plan Revisited

    The Marshall Plan Revisited
    av Imanuel Wexler

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313240119

  • Working the Range

    Working the Range
    av J. R. Wunder

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313245916

    This collection of twelve original essays explores the history of people interacting with the land. The first section examines how Native Americans attempted to maintain control of their lands. The second includes three essays that are concerned wit…

  • Mass Production, the Stock Market Crash, and the Great Depression

    Mass Production, the Stock Market Crash, and the Great Depression
    av Bernard C. Beaudreau

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313299209

    Economists and historians have viewed the events of the 1920s, the stock market boom and crash, the Great Depression and the New Deal, as largely independent events. This work provides an integrated view of this important period arguing that all of…

  • The Rise of the American Electrochemicals Industry, 1880-1910.

    The Rise of the American Electrochemicals Industry, 1880-1910.
    av Martha Trescott

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313207662

  • Earnings Inequality, Unemployment, and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa

    Earnings Inequality, Unemployment, and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa
    av Ghassan Dibeh

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313309779

    The past ten years for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region countries have registered an extreme deterioration in at least one measure of social and economic welfare: earnings inequality, unemployment, and poverty. The combination of slow…

  • The Theory of Aggregate Investment and Output Dynamics in Open Economic Systems

    The Theory of Aggregate Investment and Output Dynamics in Open Economic Systems
    av Kofi Kissi Dompere

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313307942

    Building on his companion volume on closed economic systems, Dompere develops a theory of aggregate investment, optimal capital, and output dynamics for open economic systems under neo-Keynesian conditions with special reference to growth policy. By…

  • World Population Trends and Their Impact on Economic Development

    World Population Trends and Their Impact on Economic Development
    av Dominick Salvatore

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313257650

    This volume brings together a group of renowned population specialists from the United Nations, the World Bank, the East-West Population Institute, and leading universities to explore the numerous interactions between levels of population growth and…

  • Oil and Coffee

    Oil and Coffee
    av Rene De La Pedraja

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313308390

    Latin Americans as sailors? This remark caused laughter among 19th-century foreign observers, particularly British observers. Yet, Latin Americans did struggle to create important merchant fleets, an effort largely ignored outside the region. This b…

  • The Econometrics of Disequilibrium Models

    The Econometrics of Disequilibrium Models
    av B. Rao

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313268984

    This clearly written volume provides an accessible examination of the nature of disequilibrium models. Srivastava and Rao contend that existing software packages can be easily used to implement some of the relatively simple methods. This study furni…

  • Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism

    Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313289149

    The current restructuring of the world-economy under global capitalism has further integrated international trade and production. It thus has brought to the fore the key role of commodity chains in the relationships of capital, labor, and states. Co…

  • Corporate Networks and Corporate Control

    Corporate Networks and Corporate Control
    av Ralph M. Faris

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313275531

    Who controls corporations? is perhaps one of the central questions of power structure research. Ralph M. Faris seeks to answer that question and more specifically Who controls Delaware Valley corporations? through a sustained study of the formal tie…

  • Cities in the World-System

    Cities in the World-System
    av Resat Kasaba

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313278938

    The contributors to this collection question the boundaries and limitations that are imposed on the study of cities by urban sociology. They do not disagree that during most of their history, the regions and peoples of the world have been organized…

  • Individual Freedom

    Individual Freedom
    av William Harold Hutt

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780837182834

  • Soviet Economy Today

    Soviet Economy Today
    av Novosti

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313214141

    Fifteen Soviet spokesmen report on the current state of their nation's economy.