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  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building: Understanding Diverse Trajectories book cover

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Global Economic Crisis and Migration book cover

    The Global Economic Crisis and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christof Roos, Natascha Zaun

    Offering an in-depth analysis of the impact of the economic crisis (2008–2012) on immigration movements and policies in the U.S. and Europe, the analysis in this book is guided by two key questions: What is the scope of change?; and did the crisis motivate this change or did other factors do so?…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Good Life Beyond Growth: New Perspectives book cover

    The Good Life Beyond Growth

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hartmut Rosa, Christoph Henning

    Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does an economy without growth necessarily bring hardship and crises,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Post-growth Economics and Society: Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition book cover

    Post-growth Economics and Society

    Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers, Kevin Maréchal, Dominique Méda

    We stand on the threshold of a "post-growth" world – one in which the relentless pursuit of economic growth has ceased to constitute a credible societal project. The symptoms that mark the end of an era are clear and incontrovertible: a return to the regularities of the past is illusory. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Keynes Against Capitalism: His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism book cover

    Keynes Against Capitalism

    His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism, 1st Edition

    By James Crotty

    Keynes is one of the most important and influential economists who ever lived. It is almost universally believed that Keynes wrote his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, to save capitalism from the socialist, communist, and fascist forces that were rising up during…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Any effective response to an uncertain future will require independently thinking individuals working together. Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between humans and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue book cover

    U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue

    1st Edition

    By C. Roe Goddard

    This book, first published in 1993, closely examines the United States government’s policy toward the Latin American debt crisis in the years 1982 to 1985. The United States under Reagan sought to maintain the problem as strictly a private creditor/debtor issue, and avoided the internationalization…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

  • Constraints and Compromises: Trade Policy in a Democracy: The Case of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area book cover

    Constraints and Compromises

    Trade Policy in a Democracy: The Case of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area, 1st Edition

    By Orit Frenkel

    The negotiation of the Free Trade Area between the US and Israel was, at the time, a remarkable political accomplishment, and is a useful case study because it includes all of the industrial and agricultural sectors, thus spanning the full spectrum of issues that would be dealt with in negotiations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

  • The Economics of Export Embargoes: The Case of the US-Soviet Grain Suspension book cover

    The Economics of Export Embargoes

    The Case of the US-Soviet Grain Suspension, 1st Edition

    By Per Lundborg

    Export embargoes are imposed in the belief that enough economic damage will be inflicted on the target country to make it change course on some key political point. However, export embargoes also have economic consequences for producers in the country which imposes the embargo and for producers in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

  • The Contributions of John Maynard Keynes to Foreign Trade Theory and Policy, 1909-1946 book cover

    The Contributions of John Maynard Keynes to Foreign Trade Theory and Policy, 1909-1946

    1st Edition

    By Joseph R. Cammarosano

    Over the course of his life, Keynes often abandoned ideas previously developed and at times assumed positions which were contradictory to his earlier thought. This inconsistency, it is charged, is especially true of his thinking in the field of international economics where he alternated between…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

  • The Efficacy of Antidumping Duties book cover

    The Efficacy of Antidumping Duties

    1st Edition

    By James M. DeVault

    The postwar era was characterized by unprecedented economic expansion. The growth in international trade contributed significantly to this expansion, the growth being the product of the reduction of tariff barriers. As protectionism increased in the 1970s and 80s, the use of non-tariff barriers…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

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