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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 88 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence by Kristen Ghodsee
    Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence - by Kristen Ghodsee

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529110579 | ISBN 10: 1529110572

    The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly: unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas from socialism, women will have better lives.  If done properly, socialism leads to economic independence, better labour co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis
    Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism - by Yanis Varoufakis

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784705756 | ISBN 10: 1784705756

    Yanis Varoufakis, the bestselling author of Adults in the Room, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain what economics is and why it has the power to change our world.  Why is there so much inequality? In this intimate and accessible bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Finance Curse: How Global Finance is Making Us All Poorer by Nicholas Shaxson
    The Finance Curse: How Global Finance is Making Us All Poorer - by Nicholas Shaxson

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781847925381 | ISBN 10: 1847925383

    Global finance is a system that works for the few and against the many.   We need finance – but when finance grows too big it becomes a curse. The City of London is the single biggest drain on our resources; it sucks talent out of every sphe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economics for the Many by John McDonnell (Editor)
    Economics for the Many - by John McDonnell (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788732239 | ISBN 10: 1788732235

    Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite. We need a new approach: an economics for the many.   Big challenges lie ahead for our society: the rise of automation and the threat of catastrophic climate change. But so, too, do the huge p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Give People Money: The Surprisingly Simple Idea to Solve Inequality and Revolutionise our Lives by Annie Lowrey
    Give People Money: The Surprisingly Simple Idea to Solve Inequality and Revolutionise our Lives - by Annie Lowrey

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780753545775 | ISBN 10: 0753545772

    Selected as an Editor's Pick in the New York Times bestseller list!   Surely just giving people money couldn't work. Or could it?   Imagine if every month the government deposited £1000 in your bank account, with no strings attached ... more

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  • Cover image of book Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe
    Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment - by Yanis Varoufakis

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705763 | ISBN 10: 1784705764

    What happens when you take on the establishment? In this blistering, personal account, world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis blows the lid on Europe's hidden agenda and exposes what actually goes on in its corridors of power.  Varoufakis sp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth
    Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist - by Kate Raworth

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781847941398 | ISBN 10: 1847941397

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER   Economics is broken. It has failed to predict, let alone prevent, financial crises that have shaken the foundations of our societies. Its outdated theories have permitted a world in which extreme poverty persists whil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman
    Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There - by Rutger Bregman

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408893210 | ISBN 10: 1408893215

    A Sunday Times Bestseller.  We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book What by Tom Slee
    What - by Tom Slee

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911344698 | ISBN 10: 1911344692

    Airbnb facilitates the booking of over 37 million overnight stays per year. Uber operates in 450 cities in 60 countries. Both claim to be part of the rapidly growing ‘sharing economy’ — but what does that actually mean?   Here, Tom Slee offe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do We Need Economic Inequality? by Danny Dorling
    Do We Need Economic Inequality? - by Danny Dorling

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509516551 | ISBN 10: 1509516557

    Although economic inequality provokes widespread disquiet, its supposed necessity is rarely questioned. At best, a basic level of inequality is seen as a necessary evil. At worst, it is seen as insufficient to encourage aspiration, hard work and inve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pocket Piketty by Jesper Roine
    Pocket Piketty - by Jesper Roine

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786992338 | ISBN 10: 1786992337

    A handy introduction to one of the 21st century's most important works on the economy.   Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century has been hailed as a masterpiece, making a powerful case that wealth inequality is not an accident, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Viking Economics by George Lakey
    Viking Economics - by George Lakey

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196213 | ISBN 10: 1612196217

    Liberals worldwide invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most conservatives fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century - by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

    £16.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780674979857 | ISBN 10: 0674979850

    What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But ... more

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  • Cover image of book Universal Basic Income: Pennies from Heaven by Paul O
    Universal Basic Income: Pennies from Heaven - by Paul O'Brien

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781845883676 | ISBN 10: 1845883675

    This book is about a radical idea: the idea that each of us deserves enough money on which to live - and that it should be paid independently of our personal means, and independently of whether we work, or even want to work. The concept of ‘basic i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone by Danny Dorling
    The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone - by Danny Dorling

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780263908 | ISBN 10: 1780263902

    The Equality Effect is almost magical. In more equal countries, human beings are generally happier and healthier, there is less crime, more creativity and higher educational attainment. Danny Dorling delivers all evidence that is now so overwhelming ... more

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  • Cover image of book Basic Income: And How We Can Make it Happen by Guy Standing
    Basic Income: And How We Can Make it Happen - by Guy Standing

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141985480 | ISBN 10: 0141985488

    Shouldn't everyone receive a stake in society's wealth? Could we create a fairer world by granting a guaranteed income to all? What would this mean for our health, wealth and happiness?   Basic Income is a regular cash transfer from the stat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis by Manuel Castells
    Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis - by Manuel Castells

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509517213 | ISBN 10: 1509517219

    Throughout the Western world, governments and financial elites responded to the financial crisis of 2008 by trying to restore the conditions of business as usual, but the economic, social and human damage inflicted by the crisis has given rise to a r ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Thrive in the Next Economy: Designing Tomorrow
    How to Thrive in the Next Economy: Designing Tomorrow's World Today - by John Thackara

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780500292945 | ISBN 10: 0500292949

    A visionary yet practical guide to building a more sustainable future, by one of the great voices of the environmental movement.   Is there no escape from an economy that devours nature in the name of endless growth? John Thackara’s answer i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins
    The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts - by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781526110138 | ISBN 10: 152611013x

    One hundred years ago the idea of 'the economy' didn't exist. Now, improving the economy has come to be seen as perhaps the most important task facing modern societies. Politics and policymaking are conducted in the language of economics and economic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow by Tim Jackson
    Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow - by Tim Jackson

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138935419 | ISBN 10: 1138935417

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits?   The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly q ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Divide by Joseph E. Stiglitz
    The Great Divide - by Joseph E. Stiglitz

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141981222 | ISBN 10: 0141981229

    Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this growing pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reconstructing Karl Polanyi: Excavation and Critique by Gareth Dale
    Reconstructing Karl Polanyi: Excavation and Critique - by Gareth Dale

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745335186 | ISBN 10: 0745335187

    Karl Polanyi was one of the most influential political economists of the twentieth century and is widely regarded as the most gifted of social democratic theorists. In Reconstructing Karl Polanyi, Gareth Dale, one of the foremost scholars of Polanyi, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times by Thomas Piketty
    Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times - by Thomas Piketty

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241234891 | ISBN 10: 0241234891

    The return of the best-selling, award-winning economist extraordinaire.   With the same powerful evidence, and range of reference, as his global bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century - and in columns of 700 words, rather than 700 page ... more

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  • Cover image of book Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity by Douglas Rushkoff
    Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity - by Douglas Rushkoff

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241004418 | ISBN 10: 0241004411

    Why doesn't the explosive growth of companies such as Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for everyone? How could things be different?   In San Francisco in 2013 activists protesting against the gentrification of their city smashed the w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Cooked Adam Smith
    Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? A Story About Women and Economics - by Katrine Maral

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275661 | ISBN 10: 1846275660

    It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. When Adam Smith wrote that all our actions stem from self-interest and the world turns because of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins
    The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman - by John Perkins

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785033841 | ISBN 10: 1785033840

    False economics. Threats, bribes, extortion. Debt, deception, coups, assassinations and unbridled military power. These are the tools used by the 'corporatocracy' - a vast network of corporations, banks, colluding governments and rich and powerful in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class by Scott Timberg
    Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class - by Scott Timberg

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780300216936 | ISBN 10: 0300216939

    Change is no stranger to us in the twenty-first century. We must constantly adjust to an evolving world, to transformation and innovation. But for many thousands of creative artists, a torrent of recent changes has made it all but impossible to earn ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism by Jim Stanford
    Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism - by Jim Stanford

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335773 | ISBN 10: 0745335772

    Economics is too important to be left to the economists. This concise and readable book provides non-specialist readers with all the information they need to understand how capitalism works (and how it doesn't).   Economics for Everyone, now p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Patterns of Commoning by David Bollier and Silke Helfrich (Editors)
    Patterns of Commoning - by David Bollier and Silke Helfrich (Editors)

    £18.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781937146832 | ISBN 10: 1937146839

    Two essential anthologies on the Commons movement for one low price.   What accounts for the persistence and spread of commoning, the irrepressible desire of people to collaborate and share to meet everyday needs? How are the more successful ... more

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  • Cover image of book Complacency and Collusion: A Critical Introduction to Business and Financial Journalism by Keith J. Butterick
    Complacency and Collusion: A Critical Introduction to Business and Financial Journalism - by Keith J. Butterick

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745332031 | ISBN 10: 074533203x

    The growing passivity and changing bias of Western journalists is widely acknowledged. Journalism is increasingly hollowed out by writers who are no longer gathering news but rather churning out unsourced information, PR texts and snippets found onli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth by Kevin Ovenden
    Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth - by Kevin Ovenden

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745336862 | ISBN 10: 0745336868

    The worlds eyes are on Greece. Elected in January 2015 under the leadership of Alexis Tsipras, the radical Syriza party sought to challenge the European economic status-quo and secure a better future for the Greek people. The fierce confrontation wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Money Crisis: How Bankers Grabbed Our Money - and How We Can Get it Back by Peter Stalker
    The Money Crisis: How Bankers Grabbed Our Money - and How We Can Get it Back - by Peter Stalker

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262413 | ISBN 10: 1780262418

    A combination of deregulation, incompetence and greed create has created the conditions for boom and bust.  This concise book not only provides an understanding of these factors but also offers strategies for taking them out of the equation, so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone by Heiner Flassbeck and Costas Lapavitsas
    Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone - by Heiner Flassbeck and Costas Lapavitsas

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784783136 | ISBN 10: 1784783137

    A radical anti-capitalist alternative to Eurozone austerity.  On the 25th January 2015 the Greek people voted in an election of historic importance not just for Greece but potentially all of Europe. The radical party Syriza was elected and au ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Economics of Inequality by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
    The Economics of Inequality - by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

    £16.95   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780674504806 | ISBN 10: 0674504801

    Thomas Piketty whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century pushed inequality to the forefront of public debate wrote The Economics of Inequality as an introduction to the conceptual and factual background necessary for interpreting changes in econo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Change Everything: Creating an Economy for the Common Good by Christian Felber
    Change Everything: Creating an Economy for the Common Good - by Christian Felber

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783604722 | ISBN 10: 1783604727

    Is it possible for businesses to have a bottom line that is not profit and endless growth, but human dignity, justice, sustainability and democracy? Or an alternative economic model that is untainted by the greed and crises of current financial syste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economics After Capitalism: A Guide to the Ruins and a Road to the Future by Derek Wall
    Economics After Capitalism: A Guide to the Ruins and a Road to the Future - by Derek Wall

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335070 | ISBN 10: 0745335071

    There is no alternative has been the unofficial mantra of the neoliberal order since its utterance by Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. As Derek Wall argues in Economics After Capitalism, there is in fact an alternative to our crisis-ridden, austerit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies by Michael Parenti
    Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies - by Michael Parenti

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781612056623 | ISBN 10: 1612056628

    From market crisis to market boom, from welfare to wealth care, from homelessness to helplessness, and an all-out assault on the global environment these are just some of the indecencies of contemporary economic life that Profit Pathology takes on. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making Other Worlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies by Gerda Roelvink, Kevin St. Martin, and J. K. Gibson-Graham (Editors)
    Making Other Worlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies - by Gerda Roelvink, Kevin St. Martin, and J. K. Gibson-Graham (Editors)

    £26.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780816693290 | ISBN 10: 0816693293

    What exactly constitutes an economy? Making Other Worlds Possible brings together a compelling range of projects inspired by the diverse economies research agenda pioneered by J. K. Gibson-Graham.  Firmly establishing diverse economies as a fiel ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cost of Living Crisis: Time to End Economic Injustice by Michael Calderbank
    The Cost of Living Crisis: Time to End Economic Injustice - by Michael Calderbank

    £9.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781871204292 | ISBN 10: 1871204291

    End the failed austerity programme.   The coalition government of 201015 claimed it tackled the abuse of the welfare state and restored employment levels. In reality, this meant appalling hardship for the most vulnerable and cuts in living st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Totalled: Salvaging the Future from the Wreckage of Capitalism by Colin Cremin
    Totalled: Salvaging the Future from the Wreckage of Capitalism - by Colin Cremin

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745334370 | ISBN 10: 0745334377

    In this book, Colin Cremin tackles the overbearing truth that capitalism encompasses the totality of our societal relations, weaving deep into the fabric of all that it means to be human. He shows how it is a system that totalises and which has upend ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Post-Growth Project: How the End of Economic Growth Could Bring a Fairer and Happier Society by John Blewitt and Ray Cunningham (Editors)
    The Post-Growth Project: How the End of Economic Growth Could Bring a Fairer and Happier Society - by John Blewitt and Ray Cunningham (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781907994395 | ISBN 10: 1907994394

    This book challenges the assumption that it is bad news when the economy doesnt grow. For decades, it has been widely recognized that there are ecological limits to continuing economic growth and that different ways of living, working and organizing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Capitalism and Its Alternatives by Chris Rogers
    Capitalism and Its Alternatives - by Chris Rogers

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780327365 | ISBN 10: 1780327366

    The global economic crisis has catalysed debates about the merits of capitalism as a system for organizing production, distribution and exchange. Political elites have argued that capitalism is not fundamentally pernicious or crisis-prone and can be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why We Can
    Why We Can't Afford the Rich - by Andrew Sayer

    £19.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447320791 | ISBN 10: 1447320794

    As inequalities widen and the effects of austerity deepen, in many countries the wealth of the rich has soared. Why we cant afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top 1% to siphon off wealth produced by others ... more

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  • Cover image of book Realizing Hope: Life Beyond Capitalism by Michael Albert
    Realizing Hope: Life Beyond Capitalism - by Michael Albert

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780325620 | ISBN 10: 1780325622

    Something is profoundly wrong with capitalist globalization, as neo-liberal policies continue to vastly increase the disparity between rich and poor. 'What is the alternative?' is a question challenging activists around the world.  Michael Alber ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Times, Bad Times: The Welfare Myth of Them and Us by John Hills
    Good Times, Bad Times: The Welfare Myth of Them and Us - by John Hills

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447320036 | ISBN 10: 1447320034

    Two-thirds of UK government spending now goes on the welfare state and where the money is spent healthcare, education, pensions, benefits is the centre of political and public debate. Much of that debate is dominated by the myth that the populati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economics: The User
    Economics: The User's Guide - by Ha-Joon Chang

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780718197032 | ISBN 10: 0718197038

    What is economics? How does the global economy work? What do different economic theories tell us about the world?   In Economics: The User's Guide, bestselling author Ha-Joon Chang explains how the global economy works, and why anyone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manifesto of the Poor: Solutions Come from Below by Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma
    Manifesto of the Poor: Solutions Come from Below - by Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma

    £5.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781856231701 | ISBN 10: 1856231704

    Written by the co-founder of Fairtrade movement, Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma, this book uses models of Fairtrade and small-scale organic farming to explain why Fairtrade farmers don't need all the money and luxury that is deemed so important in th ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Numbers Rule the World: The Use and Abuse of Statistics in Global Politics by Lorenzo Fioramonti
    How Numbers Rule the World: The Use and Abuse of Statistics in Global Politics - by Lorenzo Fioramonti

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780322674 | ISBN 10: 1780322674

    Numbers dominate global politics and, as a result, our everyday lives. Credit ratings steer financial markets and can make or break the future of entire nations. GDP drives our economies. Stock market indices flood our media and national debates. Sta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Body Economic: Eight Experiments in Economic Recovery, from Iceland to Greece by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu
    The Body Economic: Eight Experiments in Economic Recovery, from Iceland to Greece - by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141976020 | ISBN 10: 0141976020

    The Body Economic puts forward a radical proposition. Austerity, it argues, is seriously bad for your health. We can prevent financial crises from becoming epidemics, but to do so, we must acknowledge what the hard data tells us: that, throughout his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Against Austerity: How We Can Fix the Crisis They Made by Richard Seymour
    Against Austerity: How We Can Fix the Crisis They Made - by Richard Seymour

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780745333281 | ISBN 10: 0745333281

    Five years into capitalism's deepest crisis, which has led to cuts and economic pain across the world, Against Austerity addresses a puzzling aspect of the current conjuncture: why are the rich still getting away with it? Why is protest so ephemeral? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cancel The Apocalypse: The New Path to Prosperity by Andrew Simms
    Cancel The Apocalypse: The New Path to Prosperity - by Andrew Simms

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780349122922 | ISBN 10: 034912292x

    A fascinating look at a world in which we have become obsessed with economic growth at the expense of quality of life - and what we can do to change.  Ever get the feeling that things are falling apart? You're not alone. From bad banks to globa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heretic
    The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money - by Brett Scott

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780745333502 | ISBN 10: 0745333508

    Popular anger against the financial system has never been higher, yet the practical workings of the system remain opaque to many people. The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance aims to bridge the gap between protest slogans and practical proposals for ... more

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  • Cover image of book People Over Capital: The Co-operative Alternative to Capitalism by Rob Harrison (Editor)
    People Over Capital: The Co-operative Alternative to Capitalism - by Rob Harrison (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780261614 | ISBN 10: 1780261616

    Scientists are pointing to increasingly dangerous levels of climate change and habitat destruction, Europe and America are facing their worst economic problems for a generation, and social movements around the world are calling for sweeping reforms. ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? How Money Really Does Grow On Trees by Tony Juniper
    What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? How Money Really Does Grow On Trees - by Tony Juniper

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846685606 | ISBN 10: 1846685605

    From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, Nature provides the 'natural services' that keep the economy going. From the recycling miracles in the soil; an army of predators ridding us of unwanted pests; an abundance of life creating a genetic codebook tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Eurozone Disaster: From Crisis to Global New Deal by Heikki Patomki
    The Great Eurozone Disaster: From Crisis to Global New Deal - by Heikki Patomki

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780324784 | ISBN 10: 1780324782

    The last couple of years have seen the eurozone lurch from crisis to calamity. With Greece, Portugal and Ireland already driven to the brink of economic catastrophe, and the threat that a number of other EU countries are soon to follow, the consequen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can the Market Speak? by Campbell Jones
    Can the Market Speak? - by Campbell Jones

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846945373 | ISBN 10: 1846945372

    It is said the market has moods and desires. It is said that we must listen to it and must anticipate how it will respond to our actions. What is the significance of these peculiar forms of speech?   This book investigates the conceptual unde ... more

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  • Cover image of book End This Depression Now! by Paul Krugman
    End This Depression Now! - by Paul Krugman

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780393345087 | ISBN 10: 0393345084

    The Great Recession is more than four years old and counting. Yet, as Nobel Prize winning author Paul Krugman argues in this powerful new book, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge all the ingredients for prosperity and a decent stan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesn
    Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesn't Work), in Words and Pictures - by Michael Goodwin, illustrated by Dan E. Burr

    £13.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780810988392 | ISBN 10: 0810988399

    Stimulus plans: good or bad? Free markets: How free are they? Jobs: Can we afford them? Occupy Wall Street . . . worldwide! Everybodys talking about the economy, but how can we, the people, understand what Wall Street or Washington knows or say t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Economics of Enough: How to Run the Economy as If the Future Matters by Diane Coyle
    The Economics of Enough: How to Run the Economy as If the Future Matters - by Diane Coyle

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780691156293 | ISBN 10: 0691156298

    The world's leading economies are facing not just one but many crises. The financial meltdown may not be over, climate change threatens major global disruption, economic inequality has reached extremes not seen for a century, and government and busin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform by Ross Jackson
    Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform - by Ross Jackson

    £14.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857840585 | ISBN 10: 0857840584

    Across the world, in an ever-growing number of cities, people are starting to rise up against a global financial cabal that has, essentially, bought governments and left economies in tatters. Debt-stricken European countries are witnessing demonstrat ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly - and the Stark Choices Ahead by Dambisa Moyo
    How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly - and the Stark Choices Ahead - by Dambisa Moyo

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141042411 | ISBN 10: 0141042419

    We think we know what's coming. But is it already too late?   How the West Was Lost is a wake-up call for all of us. Dambisa Moyo argues that during the last fifty years the most advanced countries on earth have squandered their advantag ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life Without Money: Building Fair and Sustainable Economies by Anitra Nelson and Frans Timmerman
    Life Without Money: Building Fair and Sustainable Economies - by Anitra Nelson and Frans Timmerman

    £24.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331652 | ISBN 10: 0745331653

    The money-based global economy is failing. The credit crunch undermined capitalism's ability to ensure rising incomes and prosperity while market-led attempts to combat climate change are fought tooth and nail by business as environmental crises cont ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maldevelopment: Anatomy of a Global Failure by Samir Amin
    Maldevelopment: Anatomy of a Global Failure - by Samir Amin

    £16.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906387792 | ISBN 10: 1906387796

    If the 1960s was characterised by hope of seeing real development in the Third World that transformed people's lives, the current period is increasingly one of disillusionment. Development has failed, its theory is in crisis, its ideological foundati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aftershock: Reshaping the World Economy After the Crisis by Philippe Legrain
    Aftershock: Reshaping the World Economy After the Crisis - by Philippe Legrain

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349122755 | ISBN 10: 034912275x

    The financial crisis brought the world to the brink. But now bankers bonuses are back, house prices are rising again and politicians promise recovery. Is this really sustainable - or do we need to change course?   In this incisive asse ... more

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  • Cover image of book Introducing Economics: A Graphic Guide by David Orrell, illustrated by Borin Van Loon
    Introducing Economics: A Graphic Guide - by David Orrell, illustrated by Borin Van Loon

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848312159 | ISBN 10: 1848312156

    Economics was described by the English economist Lionel Robbins in 1935 as the science of scarcity but these days economics is everywhere, and its never been more popular as bestselling books such as Freakonomics attest.  But what is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy by Raj Patel
    The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy - by Raj Patel

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846272189 | ISBN 10: 1846272181

    Credit has crunched, debt has turned toxic, the gears of the world economy have ground to a halt. Its now clear that the market doesnt only get it wrong about sub-prime mortgages, it gets it wrong about everything.   We need to ask again ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century by Sulak Sivaraksa
    The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century - by Sulak Sivaraksa

    £10.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780285638983 | ISBN 10: 028563898x

    "Sulak Sivaraksa and I share a conviction that if we are to solve human problems, economic and technological development must be accompanied by an inner spiritual growth."(H.H. the Dalai Lama) The Wisdom of Sustainability continues E. F. Schumache ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whose Crisis, Whose Future? by Susan George
    Whose Crisis, Whose Future? - by Susan George

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745651385 | ISBN 10: 0745651380

    Crisis? Whose crisis? Today we are in the midst of a multifaceted crisis which touches the lives of everyone on the planet. Whether it's growing poverty and inequality or shrinking access to food and water, the collapse of global financial markets or ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whoops! Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay by John Lanchester
    Whoops! Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay - by John Lanchester

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141045719 | ISBN 10: 014104571x

    We are, to use a technical economic term, screwed. The cowboy capitalists had a party with everyone's money and now we're all paying for it. What went wrong? And will we learn our lesson - or just carry on as before, like celebrating surviving a hear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Common Wealth: For a Free, Equal, Mutual and Sustainable Society by Martin Large
    Common Wealth: For a Free, Equal, Mutual and Sustainable Society - by Martin Large

    £10.00   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781903458983 | ISBN 10: 1903458986

    Just when 'the market' nearly took over all areas of life, the credit, climate and democratic crunches came along, challenging us to rebuild a society that works well for all. Common Wealth asks, 'How can we build a more free, equal, mutual and susta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy by Lisa Dodson
    The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy - by Lisa Dodson

    £21.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781595584724 | ISBN 10: 1595584722

    "I pad their paychecks because you cant live on what they make."(Supervisor of a fast-food pizza place) Here is a book that tells the real story of the countless unsung heroes who bend or break the rules to help those millions of Americans wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Local Money: How to Make it Happen in Your Community by Peter North
    Local Money: How to Make it Happen in Your Community - by Peter North

    £14.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781900322522 | ISBN 10: 1900322528

    An inspiring yet practical new book, Local Money helps you understand what money is and what makes good and bad money. It draws on the considerable track record of experimentation with local money, like the Totnes pound, around the world and gives id ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Economics Anti-Textbook: A Critical Thinker
    The Economics Anti-Textbook: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Microeconomics - by Rod Hill and Tony Myatt

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781842779392 | ISBN 10: 1842779397

    Mainstream textbooks present economics as an objective science free from value judgements; that settles disputes relatively easily by testing hypotheses; that applies a settled body of principles; and contains policy prescriptions supported by a cons ... more

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  • Cover image of book Money and Soul: The Psychology of Money and the Transformation of Captialism by Per Espen Stoknes
    Money and Soul: The Psychology of Money and the Transformation of Captialism - by Per Espen Stoknes

    £12.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781900322461 | ISBN 10: 1900322463

    Many people feel that money and what we perceive as the psyche (or soul) are bitter enemies do we choose money or soul, finance or feelings, markets or common humanity? This book traces the origins of these opposing concepts, and the feelings that ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great European Rip-off: How the Corrupt, Wasteful EU is Taking Control of Our Lives by David Craig and Matthew Elliott
    The Great European Rip-off: How the Corrupt, Wasteful EU is Taking Control of Our Lives - by David Craig and Matthew Elliott

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847945709 | ISBN 10: 1847945708

    As the June 2009 EU Elections approach, it's time for people across Europe to look at what really goes on in Brussels in our name.  The EU costs us over GBP700 billion a year - an incredible GBP1500 for every man, woman and child in Europe. So w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth by Margaret Atwood
    Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth - by Margaret Atwood

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747598718 | ISBN 10: 0747598711

    Payback is an intelligent, wide-ranging book that examines the metaphor of debt and the role it takes in our lives. Debt is like air something we take for granted and never think about until things go wrong. This is not a book about debt manageme ... more

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  • Cover image of book The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends by Dan Smith
    The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends - by Dan Smith

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844075737 | ISBN 10: 1844075737

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night.  * The world's car population has grown ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can We Afford the Future? Deciphering Climate Economics by Frank Ackerman
    Can We Afford the Future? Deciphering Climate Economics - by Frank Ackerman

    £19.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781848130388 | ISBN 10: 1848130384

    According to many scientists, climate change is a growing threat to life as we know it, requiring a large-scale, immediate response. According to many economists, climate change is a moderately important problem, the best policy is a slow, gradual st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics by John R. Talbott
    Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics - by John R. Talbott

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781583228654 | ISBN 10: 1583228659

    Bestselling author John R. Talbott, who predicted the current housing and mortgage crisis, pictures here a Barack Obama presidency based on justice and cooperation - principles that have not held sway in Washington, DC, for quite some time. Talbott's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Runs Britain? by Robert Peston
    Who Runs Britain? - by Robert Peston

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780340839447 | ISBN 10: 0340839449

    On 13 September 2007, Robert Peston broke the news that Northern Rock had become a victim of the global credit crunch and was seeking an emergency loan from the Bank of England. It was the latest in a long line of scoops by this award-winning journal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economics: A Very Short Introduction by Partha Dasgupta
    Economics: A Very Short Introduction - by Partha Dasgupta

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780192853455 | ISBN 10: 0192853457

    Economics has the capacity to offer us deep insights into some of the most formidable problems of life, and offer solutions to them too. Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, Partha Dasgupta describes the lives of two children ... more

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  • Cover image of book Economics for Humans by Julie A. Nelson
    Economics for Humans - by Julie A. Nelson

    £13.50   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780226572024 | ISBN 10: 0226572021

    At its core, an economy is about providing goods and services for human well-being. But many economists and critics preach that an economy is something far different: a cold and heartless system that operates outside of human control. In this impassi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Railroading Economics; The Creation Of The Free Market Mythology by Michael Perelman
    Railroading Economics; The Creation Of The Free Market Mythology - by Michael Perelman

    £17.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781583671351 | ISBN 10: 1583671358

    Most economic theory assumes a pure capitalism of perfect competition. Railroading Economics is a penetraiting critique of the rhetoric and practice of conventional economic theory. It explores how even in the United States-the most capitalist of cou ... more

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  • Cover image of book State of the World: Global Security 2005, 22nd Edition. by Worldwatch Institute
    State of the World: Global Security 2005, 22nd Edition. - by Worldwatch Institute

    £20.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781844071623 | ISBN 10: 1844071626

    'State of the World 2005' takes a new and deeper look at the theme that has dominated international politics since 9/11: security. Not just the armed conflicts that occur when it breaks down, but also the underlying social, economic and environmental ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Porto Alegre Alternative; Direct Democracy in Action. by Iain Bruce (Ed/Trans)
    The Porto Alegre Alternative; Direct Democracy in Action. - by Iain Bruce (Ed/Trans)

    £19.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780745320960 | ISBN 10: 0745320961

    Porto Alegre in Brazil is famous as the city that pioneered a revolutionary kind of local democracy. Started over a decade ago by the municipal administration of the Brazilian Workers' Party (PT), this process - called the 'participatory budget' - ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whose Trade Organisation by Lori Wallach & Patrick Woodall/Public Citizen
    Whose Trade Organisation - by Lori Wallach & Patrick Woodall/Public Citizen

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781565848412 | ISBN 10: 1565848411

    Globalization affects our lives every day in myriad ways-often for the worse. Yet, as this eye-opening expose documents, the current terms of corporate-led globalization are not inevitable, merely one option being imposed by the powerful, secretive a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alternative Budgets: Budgeting as if People Mattered. by John Loxley
    Alternative Budgets: Budgeting as if People Mattered. - by John Loxley

    £16.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781552661055 | ISBN 10: 1552661059

    Alternative budgets are becoming an increasingly popular form of poliical action both in Canada and internationally. They demonstrate that there really are more enlightened alternatives which are, at the same time, fiscally responsible. They show tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Small is Beautiful by E F Schumacher
    Small is Beautiful - by E F Schumacher

    £9.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780099225614 | ISBN 10: 0099225611

    First published in 1973, this study looks at the economic structure of the western world in a revolutionary way. Schumacher maintains that man's current pursuit of profit and progress, which promotes giant organizations and increased specialization, ... more

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