Libros de la editorial: Polity Press

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  • Amartya Sen

    por Hamilton, Lawrence

    Amartya Sen

    2019 Polity Press

    Amartya Sen is one of the worlds best-known voices for the poor, the destitute and the downtrodden and an inspiration for policy makers and activists across the globe. He has also contributed almost without peer ...

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  • The Case for Universal Basic Income

    2019 Polity Press

    Advocated (and attacked) by commentators across the political spectrum, paying every citizen a basic income regardless of their circumstances sounds utopian. However, as our economies are transformed and welfare states feel the strain, it has ...

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  • Narrative Power

    por Plummer, Ken

    Narrative Power

    2019 Polity Press

    Narratives are the wealth of nations: they animate life, sustain culture and cultivate humanity. They regulate and empower us, bringing both joy and discontent. And they are always embedded in ubiquitous power: stories shape power, ...

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  • Lineages of Modernity  "A History of Humanity from the Stone Age to Homo Americanus"

    2019 Polity Press

    In most developed countries there is a palpable sense of confusion about the current state of affairs. Many things that were taken for granted a decade or two ago no longer seem secure, and many ...

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  • Understanding Inequalities

    por Platt, Lucinda

    Understanding Inequalities

    2019 Polity Press

    Bringing together the most recent empirical evidence and the latest theoretical debates, this fully revised new edition gets to grips with a broad range of inequalities in peoples lives. Examining social class, gender, ethnicity, disability ...

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  • The Scramble for Europe "Young Africa on its way to the Old Continent"

    2019 Polity Press

    From the harrowing situation of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean in rubber dinghies to the crisis on the US-Mexico border, mass migration is one of the most urgent issues facing our societies today. At ...

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  • The Political Economy of Inequality

    2019 Polity Press

    During the last few decades, the gap between the incomes, wealth and living standards of rich and poor people has increased in most countries. Economic inequality has become a defining issue of our age. In ...

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  • Work

    por Pietrykowski, Bruce

    Work

    2019 Polity Press

    "In this accessible book, leading labor economist Bruce Pietrykowski offers a highly engaging exploration of the history and contemporary organization of work under capitalism. Employing a progressive, worker-centered vision that goes beyond neoclassical economics, he ...

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  • The Sex Factor  "How Women Made the West Rich"

    2019 Polity Press

    Why did the West become so rich? Why is inequality rising? How 'free should markets be? And what does sex have to do with it? In this passionate and skilfully argued book, leading feminist Victoria ...

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  • Rethinking Global Governance

    por Weiss, Thomas; Wilkinson, Rorden

    Rethinking Global Governance

    2019 Polity Press

    'Rethinking Global Governance' casts fresh eyes upon a once poignant but now languishing concept. Its purpose is to disrupt the simple association between global governance and the actions and activities of international organizations in the ...

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  • The Demons of Liberal Democracy

    2019 Polity Press

    Liberals blame the global retreat of liberal democracy on globalisation and authoritarian leaders. Only liberalism, so they assume, can defend democratic rule against multinationals or populists at home and abroad. In this provocative book, Adrian ...

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  • Russia's Futures

    por Sakwa, Richard

    Russia's Futures

    2019 Polity Press

    Russia is back as a major force in global politics, but what does this mean? Is Russia the dangerous revisionist foe that meddles in Western elections and tries to subvert the liberal international order? Or ...

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  • Will the Gig Economy Prevail?

    por Crouch, Colin

    Will the Gig Economy Prevail?

    2019 Polity Press

    Increasingly, employees are being falsely treated as 'self-employed.' This phenomenon - the 'gig economy' - is seen as the inevitable shape of things to come. In this book, Colin Crouch takes a step back and ...

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  • The Metric Society on the Quantification of the Social

    2019 Polity Press

    The number emphasis of new forms of social life - from likes and retweets to star ratings and scores at work - is considered in terms of its pernicious impact in this suitable book for ...

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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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