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  • The first "great transformation"
  • Why "business as usual" cannot continue
  • From fossil fuels to renewable energy
  • From the linear to the circular economy
  • From generic to eco-finance
  • The transition to a green economy
  • From green economy to green economics
  • The greening of capitalism.
As China, India, and other industrializing giants grow, they are confronted with an inconvenient truth: They cannot rely on the conventions of capitalism as we know them today. Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds of millions out of poverty. Yet, if allowed to proceed unencumbered, this paradigm will do irreversible harm to the planet. By necessity, a new approach to environmentally conscious development is already emerging in the East, with China leading the way. Positioning its argument against zero-growth advocates and free-market environmentalists, Greening of Capitalism charts this transformation and sketches out a framework for more sustainable capitalism. State-mandated changes in energy use (as opposed to carbon taxes), a circular flow of resources (as opposed to emissions standards), and the introduction of new financial instruments that support green growth are cornerstones of China's framework. John A. Mathews argues that these tenets will be emulated around the world - first in India and Brazil. In light of this emerging shift, Mathews considers core debates over national security, international relations, and economic policy, ultimately addressing the question of whether these measures will be far-reaching or timely enough to prevent further damage.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804791502 20160617
Green Library
Book
171 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
  • Ruptura del modelo de desarrollo capitalista : ¿transición hacia un nuevo paradigma desde el desarrollo territorial?
  • Análisis histórico del proceso de construcción socio-productiva del territorio de Intag
  • Caracterización socio-económica y de la estructura de la tenencia de tierra actual en Intag
  • La paradoja entre el potencial proceso de articulación territorial, y la división y desterritorialización en Intag
  • Conclusiónes: Como puntos de inflexión, reflexión y proyección sobre la identidad territorial de Intag.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
xii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • 1: Rethinking Capitalism: An Introduction (Michael Jacobs and Mariana Mazzucato) 2: The Failure of Austerity: Rethinking Fiscal Policy (Stephanie Kelton) 3: Understanding Money and Macroeconomic Policy (L. Randall Wray and Yeva Nersisyan) 4: The Costs of Short-termism (Andrew Haldane) 5: Innovative Enterprise and the Theory of the Firm (William Lazonick) 6: Innovation, the State and Patient Capital (Mariana Mazzucato) 7: Investment-led Growth: A Solution to the European Crisis (Stephany Griffith-Jones and Giovanni Cozzi) 8: Inequality and Economic Growth (Joseph Stiglitz) 9: The Paradoxes of Privatisation and Public Service Outsourcing (Colin Crouch) 10: Decarbonisation: Innovation and the Economics of Climate Change (Dimitri Zenghelis) 11: Capitalism, Technology and a Green Global Golden Age: The Role of History in Helping to Shape the Future (Carlota Perez).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119120957 20161003
"Thought provoking and fresh - this book challenges how we think about economics. Gillian Tett, Financial Times Watch an interview with Mariana Mazzucato at Bloomberg here and here. Download the introduction of the book here. Order the book now and receive 20% discount - simply enter promotion code SSHJB at the www.wiley.com online checkout (please click here for further information). Western capitalism is in crisis. For decades investment has been falling, living standards have stagnated or declined, and inequality has risen dramatically. Economic policy has neither reformed the financial system nor restored stable growth. Climate change meanwhile poses increasing risks to future prosperity. In this book some of the world s leading economists propose new ways of thinking about capitalism. In clear and compelling prose, each chapter shows how today s deep economic problems reflect the inadequacies of orthodox economic theory and the failure of policies informed by it. The chapters examine a range of contemporary economic issues, including fiscal and monetary policy, financial markets and business behaviour, inequality and privatisation, and innovation and environmental change. The authors set out alternative economic approaches which better explain how capitalism works, why it often doesn t, and how it can be made more innovative, inclusive and sustainable. Outlining a series of far-reaching policy reforms, Rethinking Capitalism offers a powerful challenge to mainstream economic debate, and new ideas to transform it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119120957 20161003
Green Library
Book
xiv, 210 pages ; 22 cm
  • Introduction: a new narrative
  • Stickers for sustainability
  • Permission to LEED
  • Building green
  • Eco-nomics
  • Corporate climate change
  • Sustainable development
  • The five R's
  • Environmentalism 2.0
  • Conclusion: a spear in the chest.
Green Library
Book
xvii, 485 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
  • Foreword. Preface. A New Generation. It Is Time. Part I: A New Paradigm. Chapter 1: Bretton Woods and the Washington Consensus. The Millenium Development Goals. The Monterrey Consensus. The Failed Doha Round. The Copenhagen Consensus. Reinventing Bretton Woods. In Transition. Chapter 2: Redefining Capitalism. Towards a New Economic Paradigm. Alternative Thinking in Financial Markets. Raising Funds through Regulation. A Paradigm Shift. Redefined Capitalism. Chapter 3: Globalization and Poverty. Pros and Cons of Globalization. Africa's Tragedy. Success Stories. Chapter 4: The Reality of Aid. What is the Right Number? Aid Effectiveness. New Instruments of Foreign Aid. Exploring New Territory. Chapter 5: The World's Income Distribution. Poverty and Inequality. The Kuznets Curve. Global Public Goods. Global Redistribution of Wealth. Part II: The Axis of Feeble. Chapter 6: Agriculture. Malthus, Meade, and Mauritius on Population Growth. The Food Crisis. What Drives Agricultural Prices? The Effect of Climate Change on Food Consumption. A Second Green Revolution. Boosting Agricultural Output. Chapter 7: Trade Liberalization and Labor Rights. Protectionism. The World Trade Organization. Terms of Trade. Multilateral vs. Bilateral Trade. Trade with African Countries. Labor Rights. Chapter 8: Small Arms Trade. Small Arms and Light Weapons. Weapons Pricing. Licensed vs. Unlicensed Production. Transparency. Trade Prevention. Chapter 9: The Extractive Industries. The Resource Curse. A Contributor to Public Budgeting. Game Changers. What Is Being Done. What Can Be Done. Chapter 10: Financial Architecture. Redefined Capitalism vs. Marxism. Tax Havens. Money Laundering. Tax Evasion. Tax Competition. Chapter 11: Brain Drain. A Pseudo Positive Drain. Figures behind the Phenomenon. Shrinking Populations. Illegal Immigration. Povertimmune. Part III: Reform. Chapter 12: Lobbies and Elites. Lobbies. Elites. Think-Tanks and Funding. The Corruption of Knowledge. Chapter 13: Institutional Reform. Two Issues in Current Reform. The World Bank. The International Monetary Fund. The United Nations. Reforming Bretton Woods. Chapter 14: The Sleeping Beauty. Rich First, then Poor. Finally Waking Up. BRIC and China. Chapter 15: The Third Sector. The Non Profit Sector. Non Profit Management. Social Businesses. Anti-Globalists. Part IV: The Building Process. Chapter 16: Marshall Revisited. Introducing the Marshall Plan. Productivity and Output. Who was Who in the Marshall Plan. The Incorrigible Optimist. Lessons from the Marshall Plan. Chapter 17: The Annan Plan. The HIPC Initiative. Capitalism and Democracy. A New Soul. A Tale of Three Capitalisms. The Battlefield. A Marshall Plan for Africa. Rearview Mirror. Undermining the Monfort Plan. Chapter 18: A Eutopia of Universal Welfare. Welfare State. Healthcare. Education. Water and Sanitation. Chapter 19: The New Institution. Universal Welfare as an International Legal Rule. Theory of International Relations. Establishment of the Welfare Charter. ACHE. Welfare Delivery through Microfinance. Chapter 20: Conditionality. Structural Reform. The Millenium Challenge. Monfortable. Part V: Financing Eutopia. Chapter 21: Collateral. Mind the Collateral. Mobilizing Assets. Hernando's Mystery. The Informal Economy. The Monfort Plan's Way out of Poverty. Chapter 22: The Yunus: A New Currency for the Poor. Global Currency. Currency Theory. Alternative Currency Theory. The Yunus. Tobin Tax Revisited. A New Architecture. International Microfinance Regulation. Chapter 23: Microsavings Insurance. Banking for the Poor. Deposit Insurance. Microsavings Insurance. Chapter 24: The Decem Series. A Public Treasure. The Decem Tax. Taxation of Personal Wealth. Decemfund: The Poor's Endowment. Decempliance. Chapter 25: Innovative Financing A First Look at Real Estate. Foreign Direct Investment. Extreme Makeover. Investors in Decemland. Part VI: Decemland. Chapter 26: The New International Territory. The Land of Ten Percent. The Landscape of the New International Territory. Chapter 27: Islands of Peace. What Are Islands of Peace? Island Valuation. Lease an Island. Harmless Armed Forces. The Decem Alliance. Chapter 28: The Race of the Century. The Participants. The Purpose of the Race. Chapter 29: The Monfort List. Words Apart. A Worldwide Recruiting Process. The Decem List. The Monfort Team. The Chief Dreamer. The Beginning of History and the First Man. Chapter 30: The New Economic Architecture. Beyond Financial Reform. World Evolution. A Window of Opportunity. The Four Pillars. Decempliant, Monfortable, and Povertimmune. The History of Tomorrow. Notes. Bibliography. About the Author. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780470293638 20160604
The Monfort Plan is a five-year, forward looking plan to eradicate extreme poverty from the developing world, and details how microfinance has made a difference to developing countries. This book proposes a new institution based in the developing world with the potential to provide a basic, free, and universal service in the areas of water, sanitation, healthcare, and education to the extreme poor worldwide. The provision will be subject to a certain degree of conditionality in areas ranging from corruption to legal environment. The new institution will be established in a new international territory based within a specific country in Subsaharan Africa and will emerge in 2015. In The Monfort Plan author Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort engineers and designs a solution to lessen the burden of poverty. In order to do so he relies on the social sciences to bring about innovation and forward looking economic policies and financial instruments in the context of a paradigm shift. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to policymaking that combines a range of fields in the social sciences, looking at the history behind the Marshall Plan, the formation of the European Union, and the Bretton Woods Institutions, in order to determine how a Marshall Plan for Africa-and the creation of New Institutions in the developing world-could work. We live a moment of crisis in which creative policymaking might prove useful when proposing outcomes for a revitalized framework for capitalism to thrive and better serve the world. Walks you through the technicalities of the new architecture of capitalism in a straightforward manner Provides a holistic view of how microfinance combined with the right economic policies and financial instruments could help change the world for the poor Contains sweeping and detailed recommendations on how to build a new capitalist paradigm that helps elevate the poor and improve the human condition Incorporating commentary from some of the top minds in the field of microfinance, this book puts the method of microfinance in perspective.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780470293638 20160604
Green Library
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xxxi, 298 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Part 1 Development and theory in anthropology: involution and modernization - the case of Clifford Geertz, Nils Gilman-- the evolution of market niches among Oaxacan wood carvers, Michael Chibnik-- tourists as a common-pool resource - a study of dive shops on Utila, Honduras, Lee Cronk and Shannon Steadman-- the interstices of urban development - an economic anthropology approach to development in a Midwestern US community, Rhoda H. Halperin. Part 2 Development in practice: barriers to the diffusion of agricultural knowledge - a Balinese case study, Nitish Jha-- the common sense of development and the struggle for participatory development, Mike Woost-- culturally sustainable development, Gracia Clark-- development and the struggle for participatory development, Mike Woost-- culturally sustainable development, Gracia Clark-- development and conservation strategies in the La Amistad biosphere reserve in Costa Rica and Panama - an analysis of risk perceptions, Elizabeth T. Kennedy-- the women left behind - the effects of male migrants' return on women's fertility and health in Bangladesh, Patricia Johnson. Part 3 Locating development and new avenues for research: gifts, bribes and development in post-Soviet Kazakstan, Cynthia Ann Werner-- globalization, privatisation and public space in the provincial Philippines, Ty Matejowsky-- looking into the future - anthropology and financial markets, Monica Lindh de Montoya-- emerging markets, globalization and the small investor - the case of Venezuela, Miguel Montoya.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759102118 20160528
In this volume, the contributors offer analyses of the theory and practice of economic development from an anthropological viewpoint. Chapters cover such topics as: market systems; agricultural knowledge; modernization; population growth; participatory development; conservation strategies; culturally sustainable development; globalization and privatisation; tourism; urban development; and financial markets. The cross-cultural focus of the volume provides original data on development processes in many countries, including the Philippines, Bali, Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Venezuela, Kazakstan and the United States. The book provides a source of comparative research for anthropologists, development specialists, agricultural researchers, environmentalists and geographers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759102118 20160528
Economic development is an important focus of anthropological work in rural and urban communities around the world, and in this volume the contributors offer expert analyses on the theory and practice of development. Chapters cover the key topics of market systems, agricultural knowledge, modernization, population growth, participatory development, conservation strategies, culturally sustainable development, globalization and privatization, tourism, urban development, and financial markets. The cross-cultural focus of the volume provides original data on development processes in many countries, including the Philippines, Bali, Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Venezuela, Kazakstan, and the United States. The book will be a welcome source of comparative research for anthropologists, development specialists, agricultural researchers, environmentalists, and geographers. Visit our website for sample chapters!.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759102125 20160528
Green Library
Book
69 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Green Library
Book
1 online resource.
  • The first "great transformation"
  • Why "business as usual" cannot continue
  • From fossil fuels to renewable energy
  • From the linear to the circular economy
  • From generic to eco-finance
  • The transition to a green economy
  • From green economy to green economics
  • The greening of capitalism.
As China, India, and other industrializing giants grow, they are confronted with an inconvenient truth: They cannot rely on the conventions of capitalism as we know them today. Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds of millions out of poverty. Yet, if allowed to proceed unencumbered, this paradigm will do irreversible harm to the planet. By necessity, a new approach to environmentally conscious development is already emerging in the East, with China leading the way. Positioning its argument against zero-growth advocates and free-market environmentalists, Greening of Capitalism charts this transformation and sketches out a framework for more sustainable capitalism. State-mandated changes in energy use (as opposed to carbon taxes), a circular flow of resources (as opposed to emissions standards), and the introduction of new financial instruments that support green growth are cornerstones of China's framework. John A. Mathews argues that these tenets will be emulated around the world - first in India and Brazil. In light of this emerging shift, Mathews considers core debates over national security, international relations, and economic policy, ultimately addressing the question of whether these measures will be far-reaching or timely enough to prevent further damage.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804791502 20160617
Business Library
Book
xiv, 206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Green Library

10. El Capital ausente [2003]

Book
6 v. (2274 p.) : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • v. 1. De Toledo a Pachacuteh
  • v. 2. Los paradigmas culturales en el funcionamiento de la sociedad y la economía nacional
  • v. 3. Efectos pragmáticos de los paradigmas 1: Castas y sistema financiero
  • v. 4. Efectos pragmáticos de los paradigmas 2: El Estado cómplice
  • v. 5. Efectos pragmáticos de los paradigmas 3: Los saldos de la historia
  • v. 6. Cómo recuperarlo.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)

11. Growth fetish [2004]

Book
xvii, 262 p. : port. ; 20 cm.
For decades our political leaders and opinion makers have touted higher incomes as the way to a better future but after many years of sustained economic growth and increased personal incomes we must confront an awful fact: we aren't any happier. In this provocative new book, Clive Hamilton argues that, far from being the answer to our problems, growth fetishism and the marketing society lie at the heart of our social ills. Growth Fetish is the first serious attempt at a politics of change for rich countries dominated by sicknesses of affluence, where the real yearning is not for more money but for authentic identity, and where the future lies in creating a society that promotes the things that really do improve our well-being. 'Right on target and badly needed.' Noam Chomsky.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745322513 20160527
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (25 p.)
The hub-periphery development pattern of the Guangdong economy, to some extent, is a miniature of that of the Chinese economy. The Pearl River Delta, drawing from its first-nature comparative advantages in factor endowments and proximity to Hong Kong SAR, China, and Macau SAR, China, and the second-nature advantages as first-movers in the reforms in attracting and retaining domestic and foreign resources, has developed into a regional economic center. This paper examines the pattern of inter- and intra-provincial migration and that of the concentration of production, to explore the challenges and opportunities for the success of "double transfer." The paper suggests a four-prong approach, to improve the business environment, support the realization of latent comparative advantages, increase the skill level of the labor force to support the upgrade of the production structure, and protect the vulnerable, to support the inclusive growth of the economy in Guangdong in a sustainable manner.

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