Foundational economy is the most important concept you have never heard of. The foundational encompasses material utilities like water, gas and electricity and providential services like education, health and care. Taken together, these services matter economically and politically because they are the collectively consumed infrastructure of everyday life, the basis of civilization and should be citizen rights.
One of the most authoritative authors on the intellectual heritage of John Maynard Keynes, Robert Skidelsky draws a sketch of the great man's economic thinking both accessible and insightful.
The volume, released by YSI’s Economic Development Working Group, comprises interviews with 13 scholars from around the world who express a variety of viewpoints on the meaning and relevance of dependency theory in today’s context.
Imperialism is not only about military force and political pressure applied by developed capitalist countries on less developed ones for economic gain It also has an everyday dimension Countless acts of production and consumption the current SUV boom being a prominent example draw on exploitation of resources and labour from …
Colonialism persists in many African countries due to the continuation of imperial monetary policy. This is the little-known account of the CFA Franc and economic imperialism.
Dieser Band von John Maynard Keynes zählt neben seiner Allgemeinen Theorie zu den Klassikern der ökonomischen Theoriegeschichte Im ersten Teil wird die reine Theorie des Geldes vorgestellt während der zweite Teil die angewandte Theorie des Geldes abhandelt Auch am Ausgang des 20 Jahrhunderts gehört John Maynard Keynes Vom Gelde zum …
This book provides important insights into agrarian history and the economic and cultural meanings associated with land.
This edited volume put together by Jimi Adesina based on the proceedings of the Social Policy in African Conference in 2017 provides an overview of social policy in varied country contexts and fields especially in light of decades of the reduction in size and hollowing out of the content of …
Christopher Hayes examines the causes and consequences of the uprisings, from the city’s history of racial segregation in education, housing, and employment to the ways in which the police both neglected and exploited Black neighborhoods.
From Marketisation to Armed Conflict Since 1991 nominally independent Ukraine has been in turmoil with the Orange Revolution and the Maidan protests marking its most critical moments Now its borders are threatened and the civil unrest and armed conflict continue to destabilise the country In order to understand these dramatic …
This course will focus on the emergence and evolution of industrial societies around the world We will begin by comparing the legacies of industry in ancient and early modern Europe and Asia and examining the agricultural and commercial advances that laid the groundwork for the Industrial Revolution of the 18th …
In this ambitious and impressive new book, journalist Howard French seeks to excavate the long elided central importance of the African continent as the “linchpin of the machine of modernity.” In the story of modernity, he writes, the role of Africa is diminished, trivialized, and erased, and by filling in some gaps in this story, he retells the story of modernity.
Die Moderne begann mit Hoffnungen auf eine egalitäre Bürgergesellschaft. Unerkannte Privilegien führten jedoch zur Konzentration von struktureller wirtschaftlicher und politischer Macht. Soziale Ungleichheit, Geschlechterhierarchie, Krisen, koloniale Expansionen, Kriege, Abstürze von Demokratien in Diktaturen sowie Wachstum und Naturzerstörung waren die Folgen.
The Currency of Politics explains why only through greater awareness of the historical limits of monetary politics can we begin to articulate more democratic conceptions of money.
Wirtschaftspolitische Verhandlungen im Angesicht der Klimakrise - verschiedene Interessensgruppen mit unterschiedlichem ökonomischen Hintergrund treffen in diesem Planspiel aufeinander! Alle weiteren Informationen findet ihr hier.