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The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

by Doug Rossinow

In this concise but thorough history of America in the 1980s, Doug Rossinow takes the full measure of Ronald Reagan’s presidency and the ideology of Reaganism. Believers in libertarian economics and a muscular...


Is the East Still Red?: Socialism and the Market in China

by Gary Blank

Leftist observers of China's political economy, whether they are adulatory or dismissive, have fundamentally misunderstood the role of the market


We Have Never Been Neoliberal: A Manifesto for a Doomed Youth

by Kean Birch

How to understand the crisis and stop the top 1% all at the same time.


Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone

by Costas Lapavitsas, Heiner Flassbeck & Paul Mason

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 austerity and the neoliberal...


Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth

by David C. Korten

We humans live by stories, says David Korten, and the stories that now govern our society set us on a path to certain self-destruction. In this profound new book, Korten shares the results of his search for...


Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

by Saleem H Ali, Rebecca H Pincus & James Gustave Speth

As the race for resources in distant parts of the planet gathers momentum, most discussion has centered on the potential for conflict, environmental destruction, and upheaval from climate change. This important...


Land: A New Paradigm for a Thriving World

by Martin Adams

What if we lived in a world where everyone had enough? A world where everyone mattered and where people lived in harmony with nature? What if the solution to our economic, social, and ecological problems was...


Dams and Development in China: The Moral Economy of Water and Power

by Bryan Tilt

China is home to half of the world’s large dams and adds dozens more each year. The benefits are considerable: dams deliver hydropower, provide reliable irrigation water, protect people and farmland against...


Rebalancing Society: Radical Renewal Beyond Left, Right, and Center

by Henry Mintzberg

Enough of the imbalance that is causing the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves. Enough of the pendulum politics of left and right and paralysis in...


The Blind Decades: Employment and Growth in France, 1974-2014

by Philippe Askenazy

France is often described as one of the last Western economies unable to reform itself in the face of globalization. Yet its economy has not fallen by the wayside and has even resisted the great recession that...


A New Scramble for Africa?: The Rush for Energy Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Sören Scholvin

This book is the first to bring together comparative perspectives on the strategies of state and non-state actors involved in the exploitation of Sub-Saharan energy resources; the potential and pitfalls of new...


Selling Our Death Masks: Cash-For-Gold in the Age of Austerity

by Yesenia Barragan

Are we pawning our golden immortality for a fistful of cash?


Managing Macroeconomic Policy: The Johnson Presidency

by James E. Anderson & Jared E. Hazleton

Macroeconomic policy involves government action intended to influence the overall operation of the economy and to deal with such important public problems as economic growth, inflation, unemployment, and recession....


The Future of Europe: Democracy, Legitimacy and Justice After the Euro Crisis

by Serge Champeau, Carlos Closa & Daniel INNERARITY

A major collection of essays by a multidisciplinary panel of experts exploring the various interpretations of the European crisis and the future of the European Union.


State, Society and Information Technology in Asia: Alterity Between Online and Offline Politics

by Alan Chong & Faizal Bin Yahya

Calling attention to the unique social and political uses being made of IT in Asia, in the service of offline and online causes predominantly filtered by pre-existing social milieus, the contributors examine...


A Discourse Analysis of Corruption: Instituting Neoliberalism Against Corruption in Albania, 1998-2005

by Blendi Kajsiu

Why did Albania enjoy some of the most successful anti-corruption programs and institutions along with what appeared to be growing levels of corruption during the period 1998-2005? Looking at corruption through...


Ending Extreme Inequality: An Economic Bill of Rights to Eliminate Poverty

by Scott Myers-Lipton

Poverty and inequality are at record levels. Today, forty-seven million Americans live in poverty, while the median is in decline. The top 20 percent now controls 89 percent of all wealth. These conditions have...


Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World

by Jeff Madrick

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling...


Malta in the European Union

by Mark Harwood

Reflecting Malta's unique and often contentious road to EU membership, the book explores the historical context and outlines how Maltese processes and policies have changed since membership and whether a causative...


Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else

by James Meek

“The essential public good that Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and now Cameron sell is not power stations, or trains, or hospitals. It’s the public itself. it’s us.”

In a little over a generation the...