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  • Media Piracy in the Cultural Economy

    Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Mueller

    This book takes a Marxist approach to the study of media piracy – the production, distribution, and consumption of media texts in violation of intellectual property laws – to examine its place as an endemic feature of the cultural economy since the rise of the Internet. The author explores media…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • Money as a Social Institution

    The Institutional Development of Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Ann E. Davis

    Money is usually understood as a valuable object, the value of which is attributed to it by its users and which other users recognize. It serves to link disparate institutions, providing a disguised whole and prime tool for the “invisible hand” of the market. This book offers an interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • A Comparative History of Bank Failures

    From Medici to Barings, 1st Edition

    By Sten Jonsson

    Starting with Medici and Fugger and ending with Barings and Royal Bank of Scotland under neo-liberal de-regulation, the author gives an account of how a number of banks failed over a 500 year-period. The author offers an explanation of the leading ideas about the world and good society at the time,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Mood

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Economies of Peace

    Economy Formation Processes in Conflict-Affected Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Werner Distler, Elena B. Stavrevska, Birte Vogel

    Looking beyond and beneath the macro level, this book examines the processes and outcomes of the interaction of economic reforms and socio-economic peacebuilding programmes with, and international interventions in, people’s lived realities in conflict-affected societies. The contributions argue…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Liberalism 2.0 and the Rise of China

    Global Crisis, Innovation and Urban Mobility, 1st Edition

    By David Tyfield

    What can we do in this period of historic, global turbulence? Mainstream narratives have no plausible account of how to stop exacerbating the multiple, overlapping challenges; much less begin to address them meaningfully. The only thing everyone agrees is innovation will be needed. But what is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Africapitalism

    Sustainable Business and Development in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uwafiokun Idemudia, Kenneth Amaeshi

    Using theory, empirical research, and case studies, this book explores the changing nature of business in Africa and how businesses can actively contribute to the development of Africa. It uses (and critically analyses) the concept of Africapitalism – a management philosophy and movement which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Industrial Unemployment in Germany 1873-1913

    1st Edition

    By Linda A. Heilman

    Originally published in 1991 this book provides a multi-faceted analysis of German unemployment between 1873 and 1913. It can also be read as an example of social scientific historiography during the fourth quarter of the twentieth century. Finally, the study has value for the comparative…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The German Economy

  • The East German Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Jeffries, Manfred Melzer, Eleanore Breuning

    Originally published in 1987, this book brings together leading authorities from Germany and the USA who analyze how the East German economy actually operated - planning and management, pricing, investment and innovation, the financial system, agriculture and foreign trade (including the special…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The German Economy

  • Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa

    A Multidimensional Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Almas Heshmati

    This book is an edited volume which contains empirical studies on determinants of poverty and its reduction in Africa. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Money, Social Ontology and Law

    1st Edition

    By Angela Condello, Maurizio Ferraris, John Rogers Searle

    Presenting legal and philosophical essays on money, this book explores the conditions according to which an object like a piece of paper, or an electronic signal, has come to be seen as having a value. Money plays a crucial role in the regulation of social relationships and their normative…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Audio-Visual Industries and Diversity

    Economics and Policies in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis A. Albornoz, Ma. Trinidad Garcia Leiva

    This book reflects critically on issues of diversity, access, and the expansion of digital technologies in audio-visual industries, particularly in terms of economics and policies. It brings together specialists in cultural diversity and media industries, presenting an international and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

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