Libros de la editorial: Polity Press

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  • The Silk Road Trap "How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe "

    2018 Polity Press

    For almost two decades, China has claimed that its expanding economy benefits Europe, stimulating European growth, exports, and employment. But the reality is not so clear-cut. Whilst individual companies may have profited from China s ...

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  • Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains

    2018 Polity Press

    From their shadowy origins in Bitcoin to their use by multinational corporations, cryptocurrencies and blockchains are remaking the rules of digital media and society. Meanwhile, regulators, governments, and the public are trying to make sense ...

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  • The Left Case Against the EU

    por Lapavitsas, Costas

    The Left Case Against the EU

    2018 Polity Press

    Many on the left see the European Union as a fundamentally benign project with the potential to underpin ever greater co-operation and progress. If it has drifted rightwards, the answer is to fight for reform ...

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  • The Globalization Backlash

    por Crouch, Colin

    The Globalization Backlash

    2018 Polity Press

    Globalization, heralded for decades as a harbinger of prosperity, faces a huge backlash. Derided by right-wing nationalists as a 'globalist plot to undermine traditional communities, and by left-wing critics as the rule of rampaging corporations, ...

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  • Why Can't You Afford a Home?

    por Ryan-Collins, Josh

    Why Can't You Afford a Home?

    2018 Polity Press

    While wages and incomes continue to stagnate for the majority, house prices and rents remain staggeringly high. For millions of people, particularly millennials, the basic goal of acquiring decent, affordable accommodation is a distant dream. ...

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  • Sugar Daddy Capitalism "The Dark Side of the New Economy "

    2018 Polity Press

    What is the connection between the sleaziness of Harvey Weinstein s business meetings and the passionless doctrine of neoclassical economics? In this witty and incisive examination of the new economy, Peter Fleming argues that they ...

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  • Lobbying and Society "A Political Sociology of Interest Groups "

    2018 Polity Press

    Lobbying and political interest groups occupy an ambivalent place in advanced democracies. Lobbying is viewed with suspicion, but is also a critical avenue for voices in policy debates. This insightful book injects a new sociological ...

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  • Prosperity and Justice "A Plan for the New Economy"

    por Institute for Public Policy Research

    Prosperity and Justice "A Plan for the New Economy"

    2018 Polity Press

    The UK economy is broken. It no longer provides rising living standards for the majority. Young people face an increasingly insecure future. The gap between rich and poor areas is widening. Meanwhile the rise of ...

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  • The New Authoritarianism "Trump, Populism, and the Tyranny of Experts "

    2018 Polity Press

    The election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote in the UK have caused fear and panic among liberals worldwide. They argue that the populist backlash represents a dangerous new authoritarianism.

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  • Libertarianism

    por Mack, Eric

    Libertarianism

    2018 Polity Press

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  • The Mood of the World

    por Bude, Heinz

    The Mood of the World

    2018 Polity Press

    In many Western societies today the optimism of the 1990s and early 2000s has given way to a deep unease and a dark sense of foreboding. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, many people ...

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  • The Shock Doctrine of the Left

    2018 Polity Press

    Shocks, from natural disasters to military catastrophes, have been exploited for years by the state to impose privatisation, cuts and rampant free markets on us. This book argues that the Left can turn this on ...

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  • Do Central Banks Serve the People?

    por Claveau, François; Dietsch, Peter; Fontan, Clèment

    Do Central Banks Serve the People?

    2018 Polity Press

    Central banks have become the go-to institution of modern economies. In the wake of the 2007 financial crisis, they injected trillions of dollars of liquidity - through a process known as quantitative easing - first ...

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  • Capitalism "A Conversation in Critical Theory "

    por Fraser, Nancy; Jaeggi, Rahel

    Capitalism  "A Conversation in Critical Theory "

    2018 Polity Press

    What is capitalism? How do we understand its relation to twenty-first century society? What does it mean to criticize capitalism? And what kinds of social conflict and struggle can we expect to find under capitalism? ...

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  • The Case for a Maximum Wage

    por Pizzigati, Sam

    The Case for a Maximum Wage

    2018 Polity Press

    Modern societies set limits, on everything from how fast motorists can drive to how much waste factory owners can dump in our rivers. But incomes in our deeply unequal world have no limits. Could capping ...

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  • Why Read Hannah Arendt Now

    por Bernstein, Richard J.

    Why Read Hannah Arendt Now

    2018 Polity Press

    Recently there has been an extraordinary international revival of interest in Hannah Arendt. She was extremely perceptive about the dark tendencies in contemporary life that continue to plague us. She developed a concept of politics ...

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  • A Philosophy for Europe

    por Esposito, Roberto

    A Philosophy for Europe

    2018 Polity Press

    Amid a devastating economic crisis, two tragic events coming from the outside the wave of immigration and Islamic terrorism have radically changed the profile and significance of the space we call Europe. Given a paradigm ...

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  • Economy and Society  "Selected Writings"

    2018 Polity Press

    Few figures are more crucial to understanding the upheavals of our contemporary era than Karl Polanyi. In a world riven by social and economic crises, from rising inequality to the decay of democratic institutions and ...

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  • What Happened in the Twentieth Century?

    2018 Polity Press

    When we look back from the vantage point of the 21st century and ask ourselves what the previous century was all about, what do we see? Our first inclination is to focus on historical events: ...

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  • Reading Marx

    por Hamza, Agon; Ruda, Frank; Zizek, Slavoj

    Reading Marx

    2018 Polity Press

    Marx's critique of political economy is vital for understanding the crisis of contemporary capitalism. Yet the nature of its relevance and some of its key tenets remain poorly understood. This bold intervention brings together the ...

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