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The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy
The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy
by Sash Issenberg
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Now in paperback, the highly acclaimed exploration of sushi’s surprising history, global business, and international allure One generation ago, sushi’s narrow reach ensured that sports fishermen who caught tuna in most of parts of the world sold the... (read more)

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The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy
The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy
by Raj Patel
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Raj Patel's remarkable and ambitious new book asks some basic economic and political questions and comes up with surprising solutions. Patel explores ways we might more accurately value the world, arguing that our current market system is deeply flawed... (read more)

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Small Is Beautiful
Small Is Beautiful
by E F Schumacher
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“Nothing less than a full-scale assault on conventional economic wisdom.” —Newsweek One the 100 most influential books published since World War II —The Times Literary Supplement Hailed as an “eco-bible... (read more)

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Money: Understanding and Creating Alternatives to Legal Tender
Money: Understanding and Creating Alternatives to Legal Tender
by Thomas H Greco
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Cash. Loot. Scratch. Lucre. Bread. Coin. Scrip. Moolah. Green. We all think we know intuitively what money is, and what it can do for us. Tom Greco, director of the Community Information Resource Center, understands and explains money on an eye-popping... (read more)

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Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior
Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior
by Geoffrey Miller
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A leading evolutionary psychologist probes the unconscious instincts behind American consumer culture Illuminating the hidden reasons for why we buy what we do, Spent applies evolutionary psychology to the sensual wonderland of marketing and perceived... (read more)

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Dollars and Change: Economics in Context
Dollars and Change: Economics in Context
by Louis G Putterman
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The author encourages readers to think more deeply and widely about economic issues and offers notes and recommendations for further reading at the end of each chapter.... (read more)

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Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism
Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism
by Kevin Phillips
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In his acclaimed book American Theocracy, Kevin Phillips warned of the perilous interaction of debt, financial recklessness, and the spiking cost (and growing scarcity) of oil- warnings that are proving to be frighteningly accurate. Now, in his most... (read more)

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Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit (Columbia / Ssrc Book)
Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit (Columbia / Ssrc Book)
by Robert E Wright
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Today's financial crisis is the result of dismal failures on the part of regulators, market analysts, and corporate executives. Yet the response of the American government has been to bail out the very institutions and individuals that have wrought such... (read more)

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Looking Forward: Participatory Economics for the Twenty First Century
Looking Forward: Participatory Economics for the Twenty First Century
by Michael Albert
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How work can be organized efficiently and productively without hierarchy; how consumption could be fulfilling and also equitable; and how participatory is planning could promote solidarity and foster self-management.... (read more)

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The World Is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty-First Century
The World Is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty-First Century
by Thomas Friedman
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The World Is Flat is Thomas L. Friedman's account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advances in technology and communications put people all over the globe in touch as never before--creating an explosion of wealth in India... (read more)

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But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the World
But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the World
by Gernot Wagner
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You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Put bluntly, whatever you do personally—eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius—the planet doesnt care. Nor, for that matter, does the economy. In view of the entwined challenges of... (read more)

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Economies in Transition: Comparing Asia and Europe
Economies in Transition: Comparing Asia and Europe
by Wing Thye Woo
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In 1994, the Asia Foundation's Center for Asian Pacific Affairs began a two-year project to compare the transitions of selected East European and Asian economies from centrally-planned communist systems to market economies. The goal was to shed light on... (read more)

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Globalization (Brief Insight)
Globalization (Brief Insight)
by Manfred Steger
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For many scholars and political activists, “globalization” encompasses a variety of economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental practices that have accelerated in the last few decades. Manfred Steger presents globalization in... (read more)

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The Irrational Economist: Making Decisions in a Dangerous World
The Irrational Economist: Making Decisions in a Dangerous World
by Erwann Michel Kerjan
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Of the twenty most costly catastrophes since 1970, more than half have occurred since 2001. Is this an omen of what the 21st century will be? How might we behave in this new, uncertain and more dangerous environment? Will our actions be rational or... (read more)

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Microeconomics (Updated) Laminated Reference Guides (Academic)
Microeconomics (Updated) Laminated Reference Guides (Academic)
by John C. Mijares
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With the economy currently in turmoil, understanding how businesses and consumers interact is more important than ever for business owners and students of economics, alike. A handy, fluff-free resource tool, our 3-panel (6-page) guide simplifies the... (read more)

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins
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From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations With a presidential election around the... (read more)

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Good Value: Reflections on Money, Morality, and an Uncertain World
Good Value: Reflections on Money, Morality, and an Uncertain World
by Stephen Green
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Can one be both an ethical person and an effective businessperson? Stephen Green, an ordained priest and the chairman of HSBC, thinks so. In Good Value, Green retraces the history of the global economy and its financial systems, and shows that while the... (read more)

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Microeconomic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches
Microeconomic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches
by Robert Barry Carson
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Completely revised and updated, this new edition covers seven current microeconomic issues, including the environment, agriculture, consumer welfare, competition, deregulation, income distribution, with a new chapter on fair taxation.... (read more)

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The Chinese Way in Business: The Secrets of Successful Business Dealings in China
The Chinese Way in Business: The Secrets of Successful Business Dealings in China
by Boye Lafayette De Mente
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This book is a comprehensive, expert guide to doing business in China Western technology, management expertise and capital have fueled an incredible expansion of China's economy. Trade with China is at an all time high and so are the numbers of... (read more)

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Inquiry Into the Nature & Causes Volume 2
Inquiry Into the Nature & Causes Volume 2
by Adam Smith
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  First published in 1776, the year in which the American Revolution officially began, Smith's Wealth of Nations sparked a revolution of its own. In it Smith analyzes the major elements of political economy, from market pricing and the division... (read more)

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