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  • Why Save the Bankers?: And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis

    Why Save the Bankers?: And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis
    av Thomas Piketty

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544947283

    "Piketty unleashed on real-time economics is a revelation." -- Guardian Thomas Piketty's work has proved that unfettered markets lead to increasing inequality. Without meaningful regulation, capitalist economies will concentrate wealth in an ever s…

  • Rentier Capitalism

    Rentier Capitalism
    av Brett Christophers

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788739726

    In this landmark book, the author of The New Enclosure provides a forensic examination and sweeping critique of early-twenty-first-century capitalism. Brett Christophers styles this as 'rentier capitalism', in which ownership of key types of scarce…

  • Angrynomics

    Angrynomics
    av Eric Lonergan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788212793

    Why are measures of stress and anxiety on the rise, when economists and politicians tell us we have never had it so good? While statistics tell us that the vast majority of people are getting steadily richer the world most of us experience day-in an…

  • Angrynomics

    Angrynomics
    av Eric Lonergan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788212786

    Why are measures of stress and anxiety on the rise, when economists and politicians tell us we have never had it so good? While statistics tell us that the vast majority of people are getting steadily richer the world most of us experience day-in an…

  • Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World

    Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World
    av Annie Lowrey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524758776

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the 2018 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income--a stipend given to every citizen--and why it might be necessary in an…

  • Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World

    Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World
    av Annie Lowrey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524758769

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the 2018 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income--a stipend given to every citizen--and why it might be necessary in an…

  • The Old Is Dying and the New Cannot Be Born

    The Old Is Dying and the New Cannot Be Born
    av Nancy Fraser

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788732727

    Neoliberalism is fracturing, but what will emerge in its wake? Across the globe politics as usual are being rejected and faith in neoliberalism is fracturing beyond repair. Leading political theorist Nancy Fraser, in conversation with Jacobin publis…

  • Imagined Futures

    Imagined Futures
    av Jens Beckert

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088825

    In a capitalist system, consumers, investors, and corporations orient their activities toward a future that contains opportunities and risks. How actors assess uncertainty is a problem that economists have tried to solve through general equilibrium…

  • Late Victorian Holocausts

    Late Victorian Holocausts
    av Mike Davis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784786625

    Examining a series of El Nino-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned around the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davis discloses the intimate, baleful relationship between imperial arrogance and natural incident that com…

  • The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time

    The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143036586

    A respected international economic advisor and the director of The Earth Institute shares a wide-spectrum theory about how to enable economic success throughout the world, identifying the different categories into which various nations fall in today…

  • The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
    av Naomi Klein

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427993

    In this groundbreaking alternative history of the most dominant ideology of our time, Milton Friedman's free-market economic revolution, Naomi Klein challenges the popular myth of this movement's peaceful global victory. From Chile in 1973 to Iraq t…

  • Urban Morphology

    Urban Morphology
    av Vitor Oliveira

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319811925

    This is a book about cities or, more precisely, about the physical form of cities. It starts presenting the main elements of urban form - streets, urban blocks, plots and buildings - structuring our cities and the fundamental actors and processes of…

  • A People's Guide to Capitalism

    A People's Guide to Capitalism
    av Hadas Thier

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642591699

    Economists regularly promote Capitalism as the greatest system ever to grace the planet. With the same breath, they implore us to leave the job of understanding the magical powers of the market to the "experts." Despite the efforts of these mainstre…

  • A People's Guide to Capitalism

    A People's Guide to Capitalism
    av Hadas Thier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642592511

    Economists regularly promote Capitalism as the greatest system ever to grace the planet. With the same breath, they implore us to leave the job of understanding the magical powers of the market to the "experts." Despite the efforts of these mainstre…

  • The Wages of Whiteness

    The Wages of Whiteness
    av David R. Roediger

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844671458

    This is the new, fully updated edition of this now-classic study of working-class racism. Combining classical Marxism, psychoanalysis and the new labor history pioneered by E. P. Thompson and Herbert Gutman, David Roediger's widely acclaimed book pr…

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Cost-Benefit Analysis
    av Anthony E. Boardman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108401296

    Cost-Benefit Analysis provides accessible, comprehensive, authoritative, and practical treatments of the protocols for assessing the relative efficiency of public policies. Its review of essential concepts from microeconomics, and its sophisticated…

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Cost-Benefit Analysis
    av Anthony E. Boardman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108415996

    Cost-Benefit Analysis provides accessible, comprehensive, authoritative, and practical treatments of the protocols for assessing the relative efficiency of public policies. Its review of essential concepts from microeconomics, and its sophisticated…

  • The Perfect Dictatorship - China in the 21st Century

    The Perfect Dictatorship - China in the 21st Century
    av Stein Ringen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789888208944

    The Chinese system is like no other known to man, now or in history. This book explains how the system works and where it may be moving. Drawing on Chinese and international sources, on extensive collaboration with Chinese scholars, and on the polit…

  • The Perfect Dictatorship - China in the 21st Century

    The Perfect Dictatorship - China in the 21st Century
    av Stein Ringen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789888208937

    The Chinese system is like no other known to man, now or in history. This book explains how the system works and where it may be moving. Drawing on Chinese and international sources, on extensive collaboration with Chinese scholars, and on the polit…

  • The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

    The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War
    av Benn Steil

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501102387

    Winner of the 2019 New-York Historical Society Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History Winner of the 2018 American Academy of Diplomacy Douglas Dillon Award Shortlisted for the 2018 Duff Cooper Prize in Literary Nonfiction Honorab…

  • War by Other Means

    War by Other Means
    av Ambassador Robert D. Blackwill

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979796

    A Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2016 Today, nations increasingly carry out geopolitical combat through economic means. Policies governing everything from trade and investment to energy and exchange rates are wielded as tools to win diplomatic allies,…

  • The Plundered Planet

    The Plundered Planet
    av Paul Collier

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141042145

    In The Plundered Planet: How to Reconcile Prosperity with Nature Paul Collier proposes a radical and often counter-intuitive rethink of international policy in order to combat global poverty and environmental devastation. How can we help poorer coun…

  • America Besieged

    America Besieged
    av Michael Parenti

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863385

    Essays offer a critical look at American politics, the undue influence of wealth, income disparity, and manipulation of the media

  • Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
    av Kate Raworth

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603587969

    A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics" 800-CEO-Read "Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs" Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar…

  • Radical Happiness

    Radical Happiness
    av Lynne Segal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786631558

    Why are we so obsessed by the pursuit of happiness? With new ways to measure contentment we are told that we have a right to individual joy. But at what cost? In an age of increasing individualism, we have never been more alone and miserable. But wh…

  • Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence Is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect

    Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence Is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect
    av David Goodhart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982128449

    A Financial Times Best Book of the Year 2020 A TIMELY AND PROVOCATIVE ARGUMENT FROM LEADING POLITICAL ANALYST DAVID GOODHART ABOUT THE SEVERELY IMBALANCED DISTRIBUTION OF STATUS AND WORK IN WESTERN SOCIETIES. The coronavirus pandemic revealed what w…

  • Infrastructure Regulation: What Works, Why And How Do We Know? Lessons From Asia And Beyond

    Infrastructure Regulation: What Works, Why And How Do We Know? Lessons From Asia And Beyond

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814335737

    Regulation of public infrastructure has been a topic of interest for more than a century. Providing public goods, securing their financing, maintenance, and improving the efficiency of their delivery, has generated a voluminous literature and series…

  • The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

    The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198802242

    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. The 21st Conference of the Parti…

  • The Case for Universal Basic Income

    The Case for Universal Basic Income
    av Louise Haagh

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509522965

    Advocated (and attacked) by commentators across the political spectrum, paying every citizen a basic income regardless of their circumstances sounds utopian. However, as our economies are transformed and welfare states feel the strain, it has become…

  • The Case for Universal Basic Income

    The Case for Universal Basic Income
    av Louise Haagh

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509522958

    Advocated (and attacked) by commentators across the political spectrum, paying every citizen a basic income regardless of their circumstances sounds utopian. However, as our economies are transformed and welfare states feel the strain, it has become…

  • The Economics of Violence

    The Economics of Violence
    av Gary M. Shiffman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107465756

    How do we understand illicit violence? Can we prevent it? Building on behavioral science and economics, this book begins with the idea that humans are more predictable than we like to believe, and this ability to model human behavior applies equally…

  • The Economics of Violence

    The Economics of Violence
    av Gary M. Shiffman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107092464

    How do we understand illicit violence? Can we prevent it? Building on behavioral science and economics, this book begins with the idea that humans are more predictable than we like to believe, and this ability to model human behavior applies equally…

  • The Future of the Commons

    The Future of the Commons
    av Elinor Ostrom

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366533

    Traditional economic models of how to manage environmental problems relating to renewable natural resources, such as fisheries, have tended to recommend either government regulation or privatisation and the explicit definition of property rights. Th…

  • The Condition of the Working Class in England

    The Condition of the Working Class in England
    av Friedrich Engels

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199555888

    The Condition of the Working Class in England is the best known work of Engels, and still in many ways the best study of the working class in Victorian England. What Cobbett had done for agricultural poverty in his Rural Rides, Engels did - and more…

  • The Condition of the Working Class in England

    The Condition of the Working Class in England
    av Friedrich Engels

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191102

    Written when Engels was only twenty-four, and inspired in particular by his time living amongst the poor in Manchester, this forceful polemic explores the staggering human cost of the Industrial Revolution in Victorian England. Engels paints an unfo…

  • Four Futures

    Four Futures
    av Peter Frase

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781688137

    Peter Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring it all tumbling down. In Four Futures, Frase imagines how this post-capitalist world might look, deploying the tools of both soci…

  • A Critical Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    A Critical Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503614475

    This book offers the first critical engagement with the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa. Challenging conventional wisdom on the origins and contemporary dynamics of capitalism in the region, these cutting-edge essays demonstrat…

  • Cambridge Monetary Thought

    Cambridge Monetary Thought
    av Pascal Bridel

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333432501

    The primary aim of the book is to provide a critical evaluation of the origin and development of the Cambridge saving-investment analysis. This work disentangles painstakingly from a maze of sometimes contradictory, obscure and often neglected contr…

  • An Industrial Geography of Cocaine

    An Industrial Geography of Cocaine
    av Christian M. Allen

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415949408

    Latin American cocaine trafficking organizations comprise an indigenous, globally competitive, multinational industry. Their business operations are deeply ingrained within the economic and political systems of countries throughout the region. While…

  • An Industrial Geography of Cocaine

    An Industrial Geography of Cocaine
    av Christian M. Allen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415804905

    Latin American cocaine trafficking organizations comprise an indigenous, globally competitive, multinational industry. Their business operations are deeply ingrained within the economic and political systems of countries throughout the region. While…

  • How Change Happens

    How Change Happens
    av Duncan Green

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198825166

    Society is full of would-be 'change agents'-campaigners, government officials, enlightened business people, engaged intellectuals-set on improving public services, reforming laws and regulations, guaranteeing human rights, achieving a fairer deal fo…

  • Is Capitalism Obsolete?

    Is Capitalism Obsolete?
    av Giacomo Corneo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674495289

    After communism collapsed in the former Soviet Union, capitalism seemed to many observers like the only game in town, and questioning it became taboo for academic economists. But the financial crisis, chronic unemployment, and the inexorable rise of…

  • Political Economy of Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Political Economy of Post-Apartheid South Africa
    av Vusi Gumede

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782869787049

  • The Myth of the Rational Voter

    The Myth of the Rational Voter
    av Bryan Caplan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691138732

    The greatest obstacle to sound economic policy is not entrenched special interests or rampant lobbying, but the popular misconceptions, irrational beliefs, and personal biases held by ordinary voters. This is economist Bryan Caplan's sobering assess…

  • Pillars of Prosperity

    Pillars of Prosperity
    av Timothy Besley

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158150

    "Little else is required to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice; all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things." So wrote Adam…

  • Pillars of Prosperity

    Pillars of Prosperity
    av Timothy Besley, Torsten Persson, Timothy Besley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152684

    "Little else is required to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice; all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things." So wrote Adam…

  • Why We Need a Citizen's Basic Income

    Why We Need a Citizen's Basic Income
    av Malcolm Torry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447343172

    In the five years since Money for Everyone was published the idea of a Citizen's Basic Income has rocketed in interest to an idea whose time has come. In moving the debate on from the desirability of a basic income this fully updated and revised edi…

  • Understanding Class

    Understanding Class

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781689455

    What are the causes of inequality in capitalist society? In Understanding Class, leading left sociologist Erik Olin Wright returns to the fundamental concept underlying this question, and interrogates the different theories and paradigms that have a…

  • Politics of Divination

    Politics of Divination
    av Joshua Ramey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783485536

    Since the 2008 financial crisis, the neoliberal ideas that arguably caused the damage have been triumphant in presenting themselves as the only possible solution for it. How can we account for the persistence of neoliberal hegemony, in spite of its…

  • Politics of Divination

    Politics of Divination
    av Joshua Ramey

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783485529

    Since the 2008 financial crisis, the neoliberal ideas that arguably caused the damage have been triumphant in presenting themselves as the only possible solution for it. How can we account for the persistence of neoliberal hegemony, in spite of its…

  • The Dangerous Class

    The Dangerous Class
    av Clyde Barrow

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472132249

    Marx and Engels' concept of the 'lumpenproletariat,' or underclass (an anglicized, politically neutral term), appears in The Communist Manifesto and other writings. It refers to 'the dangerous class, the social scum, that passively rotting mass thro…

  • Fantasy Island

    Fantasy Island
    av Ed Morales

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588995

    For the last century, Puerto Rico has served as a testing ground for the most aggressive and exploitative U.S. economic, political, and social policies. The devastation was laid bare by Hurricane Maria in 2017, which exposed how the island as a whol…

  • Greece 2015: there was an alternative

    Greece 2015: there was an alternative
    av Eric Toussaint

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780902869707

  • Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

    Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
    av Thomas L. Friedman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374273538

    A New York Times Bestseller A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers We all sense it--something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can't miss…

  • Den store rentebølgen

    Den store rentebølgen
    av Jan L. Andreassen, Jan L. Andreassen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788271463885

    Renten er en av de faktorene som har størst betydning på både aksjemarkedet, boligpriser og de flestes privatøkonomi. Denne boken gir en god innføring i hvilke faktorer som bestemmer rentefastsettelsen og hvordan den vil utvikle seg videre. Forstå h…

  • Federalism in China and Russia

    Federalism in China and Russia
    av Alexander Libman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788972185

    Based on the synthesis of a large empirical and theoretical literature on center-region relations in China and Russia, Federalism in China and Russia is one of the first attempts to integrate this literature from different disciplines into a coheren…

  • Critical Encounters

    Critical Encounters
    av Wolfgang Streeck

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788738743

    From the acclaimed author of How Will Capitalism End? comes an omnibus of long-form critical essays engaging with leading economists and thinkers. Critical Encounters draws on Wolfgang Streeck's inimitable writing for the London Review of Books and…

  • The New Enclosure

    The New Enclosure
    av Brett Christophers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786631596

    Much has been written about Britain's trailblazing post-1970s privatization program, but the biggest privatization of them all has until now escaped scrutiny: the privatization of land. Since Margaret Thatcher took power in 1979, and hidden from the…

  • The New Enclosure

    The New Enclosure
    av Brett Christophers

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786631589

    Much has been written about Britain's trailblazing post-1970s privatization program, but the biggest privatization of them all has until now escaped scrutiny: the privatization of land. Since Margaret Thatcher took power in 1979, and hidden from the…

  • Achieving Person-Centred Health Systems

    Achieving Person-Centred Health Systems

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108790062

    The idea of person-centred health systems is widely advocated in political and policy declarations to better address health system challenges. A person-centred approach is advocated on political, ethical and instrumental grounds and believed to bene…

  • Between Debt and the Devil

    Between Debt and the Devil
    av Adair Turner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175980

    Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Political Science

    The Oxford Handbook of Political Science

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199604456

    Drawing on the rich resources of the ten-volume series of The Oxford Handbooks of Political Science, this one-volume distillation provides a comprehensive overview of all the main branches of contemporary political science: political theory; politic…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Political Science

    The Oxford Handbook of Political Science

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199562954

    Drawing on the rich resources of the ten-volume series of The Oxford Handbooks of Political Science, this one-volume distillation provides a comprehensive overview of all the main branches of contemporary political science: political theory; politic…