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The Failure of the Central European Bourgeoisie

The Failure of the Central European Bourgeoisie

This comprehensive study traces the history of over forty royal free towns from the sixteenth-century to 1848 in the territories...

The Empire’s New Clothes

The Empire’s New Clothes

A China scholar tries to reconcile China’s desire to increase links to the global community while maintaining an authoritarian government...

The Economic Emergence of Women

The Economic Emergence of Women

This updated edition of a feminist classic explains the evolution of one of the great historical revolutions – the movement...

The Elusive Quest for Growth in Argentina

The Elusive Quest for Growth in Argentina

This book explores a big puzzle in development economics – why Argentina, despite rich natural resources and ample human capital,...

The Development of Mexico’s Tourism Industry

The Development of Mexico’s Tourism Industry

Berger argues that tourism was forged by Mexico’s government in 1928 as the cornerstone of state-led modernization programmes. Berger presents...

The Cost of Institutions

The Cost of Institutions

Contesting prior assumptions that institutions simplify the world for the sake of efficiency, this book argues that rather than institution...

The Constitution of Development

The Constitution of Development

Examining the foundations of development, Shivakumar describes how societies can reconstitute themselves to improve their developmental well-being. He argues that...

The CNN Effect in Action

The CNN Effect in Action

This project advances the existing theoretical work on the CNN effect, a claim that innovations in the speed and quality...

The Chilean Labor Market

The Chilean Labor Market

Kirsten Sehnbruch uses the case study of Chile to show the failures and inner-working of neo-liberal labour policy. She shows...

Taming HAL

Taming HAL

This is an exploration of interaction between humans, computers and automated machines and why they frequently go awry, sometimes with...

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