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Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else
Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else
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A groundbreaking examination of wealth disparity, income inequality, and the new global elite There has always been some gap between rich and poor in this country, but recently what it means to be rich has changed dramatically. Forget the 1 percent—... (read more)

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The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
by Naomi Klein
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To be honest, I could not finish this book. It made me too angry. These are the stories about our country you don't want to know. Naomi Klein has cast a spotlight on the dark secrets lurking beneath the surface of the American dream. The Shock Doctrine... (read more)

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A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
by Samantha Power
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A New Yorker Reviewers Favorites “Beckerman recounts the historic trajectory of this grand assertion of human rights with passionate clarity and pellucid conviction.”—Cynthia Ozick AT THE END OF WORLD WAR II, NEARLY THREE MILLION... (read more)

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The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
by Daniel Yergin
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Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by andlt;iandgt;Business Week andlt;/iandgt;and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yerginand#8217;s Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been... (read more)

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Carbon Democracy (11 Edition)
Carbon Democracy (11 Edition)
by Timothy Mitchell
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Contested Powers looks specifically at the role of fossil fuels and renewable energy in the economic development of countries in Latin America. The contributors to this volume argue that the two currently dominant approaches to energy policyandmdash... (read more)

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
by Kathleen Dean Moore
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Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over 80 visionaries — theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturists, activists, and writers — to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our... (read more)

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A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
by Peter Ackerman
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“A Force More Powerful challenges a longstanding myth that lies at the heart of much of the turmoil of the 20th century: that power comes from the barrel of a gun; based on convincing detail, Ackerman and Duvall dare to claim that nonviolent... (read more)

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Manfred Steger
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"Globalization" has become the buzz-word of our time. A growing number of scholars and political activists have invoked the term to describe a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are alleged to... (read more)

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Post-american World 2.0-updated and Extend. (12 Edition)
Post-american World 2.0-updated and Extend. (12 Edition)
by Fareed Zakaria
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This is not a book about thedecline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else. So beginsFareed Zakaria s blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he identifies have proceeded faster than anyone anticipated.... (read more)

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Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs
Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs
by Muhammad Yunus
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Muhammad Yunus, the practical visionary who pioneered microcredit and, with his Grameen Bank, won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, has developed a new dimension for capitalism which he calls "social business." The social business model has been adopted by... (read more)

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Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power
Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power
by Phyllis Bennis
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Taking a worldwide and practical approach in agreement with the statement by the New York Times that global popular opinion is the "second superpower," Bennis (Institute for Policy Studies) describes the possibility of "reclaiming" the United Nations... (read more)

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Routledge International Studies in Business History #22: The Dynamics of Big Business: Structure, Strategy, and Impact in Italy and Spain
Routledge International Studies in Business History #22: The Dynamics of Big Business: Structure, Strategy, and Impact in Italy and Spain
by Veronica Binda
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Throughout the Twentieth Century, big business has been a basic institution. Large corporations have provided a fundamental contribution to the wealth of nations and, at the same time, have had a remarkable impact on the political and social systems... (read more)

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The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
by Jacqueline Novogratz
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The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who left a career in international banking to spend her life on a quest to understand global poverty and find powerful new ways of tackling it. It all started back home in Virginia, with the blue... (read more)

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The Invention of Peace: Reflections on War and International Order
The Invention of Peace: Reflections on War and International Order
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The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response
The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response
by Peter Balakian
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The inspiring story of a young Armenianandrsquo;s harrowing escape from genocide and of his granddaughterandrsquo;s quest to retrace his steps Growing up, Dawn MacKeen heard fragments of her grandfather Stepanandrsquo;s story, of how he was swept up in... (read more)

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No One's World: the West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn (12 Edition)
No One's World: the West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn (12 Edition)
by Charles A. Kupchan
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The world is on the cusp of a global turn. Between 1500 and 1800, the West sprinted ahead of other centers of power in Asia and the Middle East. Europe and the United States have dominated the world since. But today the West's preeminence is slipping... (read more)

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My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me
My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me
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Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond
Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond
by Don Cheadle
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An Academy Award-nominated actor and a renowned human rights activist team up to change the tragic course of history in the Sudan--with readers' help. While Don Cheadle was filming Hotel Rwanda, a new crisis had already erupted in Darfur, in nearby Sudan.... (read more)

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