Free Trade: Myths, Realities and Alternatives
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Free Trade: Myths, Realities and Alternatives

In this book Australian economist, Graham Dunkley, explains and critiques the crucial concept of free trade. A policy of free trade is central to today's world-dominating globalization project. The more euphoric globalists uncritically assume that it has universal and unequivocal benefits for all people and countries. And the perpetual negotiations of the World Trade Organization are wholly based on this presumption. Graham Dunkley s...

The Copywriting Sourcebook: How to write better copy, faster - for everything from ads to websites
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The Copywriting Sourcebook

I have developed several hundred websites over the last decade, but hadn't been bitten by the copywriting bug until a few years ago. I've purchased countless copywriting books from Amazon since, but this has easily become one of my favorites. What separates this from other copywriting books is that Andy Maslen provides a variety of shortcuts to make the writing process much easier. If your focus is on writing copy for sales letters, ...

The Safe Food Imperative : Accelerating Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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The Safe Food Imperative : Accelerating Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Food safety hazards are increasingly being recognized as a major public health problem worldwide, yet among developing countries, there is limited understanding of the wider-ranging socio-economic costs of unsafe food and the benefits of remedial or preventative measures. This limited evidence base has led many countries to underinvest in food safety, or invest inefficiently in reaction to serious outbreaks of foodborne illness, othe...

What about Asia?: Revisiting Asian Studies
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What about Asia?: Revisiting Asian Studies

What about Asia? Revisiting Asian Studies brings together scholars from Asia, Europe and America to test the strength of a field of study which, considering the rise of Asia, should be gaining momentum. But is it? This is one of the many questions that the contributors to this volume ask themselves. In the past decade the use and legitimacy of area studies, and in particular Asian studies, have been passionately debated in conference...

Scientific Innovation, Philosophy, and Public Policy: Volume 13, Part 2 (Social Philosophy and Policy) (Vol 13, Pt.2)
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Scientific Innovation, Philosophy, and Public Policy: Volume 13, Part 2

Recent and ongoing developments in science and technology--such as the prevention and treatment of disease through genetics and the development of increasingly sophisticated computer systems with wide-ranging applications--hold out the promise of vastly improving the quality of human life, but they can also raise serious ethical, legal, and public policy questions. The thirteen essays in this volume address these questions and relate...

International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace, 12 edition
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International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace, 12 edition

Market-defining since it was introduced, International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace by Charles W.L. Hill (University of Washington) and G. Tomas Hult (Michigan State University) sets the standard, and is the proven choice for International Business. With the 12th edition, Hill and Hult continue to draw upon their experience to deliver a complete program that is: Relevant - Timely, Comprehensive Coverage or Theory; Pr...

The Economics of John Kenneth Galbraith: Introduction, Persuasion, and Rehabilitation
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The Economics of John Kenneth Galbraith

Despite the continued popular success of his works, John Kenneth Galbraith's contribution to economic theory is rarely recognized by today's economists. This book redresses the balance by providing an introductory and sympathetic discussion of Galbraith's theoretical contributions, introducing the reader to his economics and his broader vision of the economic process.

Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class
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Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class

In this book, the author argues that a new form of capitalism is emerging at the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He asserts that we are in the midst of a transition from democratic capitalism to feudal capitalism and highlights how robotization and innovation is leading to a social crisis for the middle classes as economic inequality is on the rise.   Johannessen outlines the three elements – Balkanization, the Gr...

Commercial Due Diligence: The Key to Understanding Value in an Acquisition
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Commercial Due Diligence

This work is an awesome source of information regarding commercial due diligence. It demonstrates how important commercial due diligence is to understand the true value of a target firm and establish a relevant price. Backed-up by 30 years in consultancy service, Peter Howson here shares plenty of tools and examples. The book structure is very clear. You can easily browse in. Later on, you can come back to sample the information or t...

Trade and Project Finance in Emerging Markets
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Trade and Project Finance in Emerging Markets

Numerous regional case studies provide a practical insight on how to best avoid the pitfalls of payment and credit arrangements in complex yet ill-defined regulatory environments. This book is an invaluable companion to all financiers, developers and equipment suppliers.