Political Economy: Political Economy

The Contest of Economic Ideas, 3rd Edition

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Author: Frank Stilwell

Publisher: OUP Australia & New Zealand

ISBN: 9780195575019

Category: Political Science

Page: 448

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The third edition of Political Economy: The Contest of Economic Ideas is a fully updated overview of the political economy and its connection with social concerns. This book investigates the main traditions of economic ideas and provides a 'big picture' overview of the analytical tools and value judgements associated with competing schools of economic thought.

Language Policy and Political Economy

English in a Global Context

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Author: Thomas Ricento

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199363404

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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This volume articulates a new framework for language policy research that explores the connections between language policy and political economy. The chapters are united in their focus on English, a language that has enjoyed a reputation as a "global language" over the course of the last century and that is perceived as a tool for socioeconomic mobility. The book argues that adopting a new, political economic approach to language policy research will enhance our ability to provide more consistent explanations about the status, functions, benefits, and limitations of English in its various roles in non-English dominant countries. The book poses the questions: Does English serve as a "lingua franca" and does it advance the interests of sustainable economic and social development in low-income countries? Written by leading experts in language policy research, the chapters reveal the myriad and complex ways in which government leaders, policymakers, and communities make decisions about the languages that will be taught as subjects or used as media of instruction in schools. English is often advertised as a social "good" with unquestioned instrumental value, yet access to quality English-medium education in low-income countries tends to be restricted to those with sufficient economic means to pay for it. As the capitalist world economy continues to change and grow, and assuming that translation technologies continue to improve, it is likely that the roles and relative importance of English as a global language will change significantly. Assessing the costs and benefits of acquiring English therefore takes on increased urgency. The book argues that a political economic approach is particularly appropriate in this endeavor, as it takes into account theories and empirical findings from a range of disciplines in order to assess and explain real-world phenomena that do not fit neatly into boxes labeled "economic," "social," "political" or "cultural." Together, the chapters in this volume argue for a new direction in language policy studies-grounded in political economy -- that will explain why English has been experienced as both a blessing and curse in different parts of the world, why English continues to be useful as a lingua franca for particular sectors of the global economy, and why it is a detriment to economic development in many low-income countries. The book will be invaluable to language policy scholars, policy-makers, and educators, significantly advancing research in this important field.

Aufstieg und Niedergang von Nationen

ökonomisches Wachstum, Stagflation und soziale Starrheit

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Author: Mancur Olson

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161485237

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 328

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Freakonomics

überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]

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Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442154517

Category:

Page: 411

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Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.

Political Economy: A Comparative Approach, 3rd Edition

A Comparative Approach

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Author: Barry Clark Professor Emeritus

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440843260

Category: Political Science

Page: 377

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This nontechnical book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary survey of political economy that can easily be understood by any reader with an introductory-level background in economics. • Provides in-depth historical analysis of the development of political/economic ideologies and their influence on contemporary debates among social scientists as well as the general public • Gathers ideas and policy proposals from many prominent social scientists representing divergent ideological perspectives into a single volume • Analyzes the roles of science and ideology in the development of political economy • Exposes students to the findings of advanced social science research in easily understood and accessible language

Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia

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Author: C. Kuzemko,A. Belyi,A. Goldthau,M. Keating

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230370942

Category: Political Science

Page: 292

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Energy in Europe and Russia is in flux. This book presents a rich set of case studies for analyzing the complex and intertwined regional dynamics of multiple actors, levels, and policy fields in energy throughout Europe and Russia, with the aim of offering an alternative view to the prevalent geopolitical or neoliberal approaches.

Time for Change

Wie ich meiner Tochter die Wirtschaft erkläre

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Author: Yanis Varoufakis

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446445250

Category: Political Science

Page: 180

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In "Time for Change" entfaltet Yanis Varoufakis die Grundlagen seines Denkens – indem er seiner Tochter in allgemeinverständlicher Sprache die Welt der Wirtschaft erklärt. Behutsam, Schritt für Schritt und doch voller Leidenschaft bringt er ihr und uns seine kritische Perspektive auf die europäische Finanzpolitik nahe.

Feministische Ökonomik

Gender in Wirtschaftstheorien und ihren Methoden

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Author: Hella Hoppe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783894044923

Category: Feminist economics

Page: 261

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Die Logik des kollektiven Handelns

Kollektivgüter und die Theorie der Gruppen

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Author: Mancur Olson

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161485046

Category: Political Science

Page: 181

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Wirtschaft für Dummies

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Author: Sean Masaki Flynn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527802630

Category: Political Science

Page: 396

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Angebot und Nachfrage, Rezession und Inflation sind Begriffe, die täglich und nicht nur im Wirtschaftsteil der Tageszeitung auftauchen. Aber was verbirgt sich hinter diesen Begriffen? Und was versteht man unter Makro- und Mikroökonomie? Welche Faktoren führen zu einer Inflation, warum gibt es Rezessionen und, last but not least, warum lieben Ökonomen freie Märkte und Konkurrenz? Sean Masaki Flynn gibt die Antworten zu diesen Fragen und bringt Ihnen damit die Grundzüge der Wirtschaft näher.

Die Gemeinwirtschaft

Untersuchungen über den Sozialismus

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Author: Ludwig Mises

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110504707

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 538

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Betrachtungen über die Repräsentativregierung

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Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518735179

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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Die anhaltende Diskussion um die »Krise des Parlamentarismus« zeigt, dass die normative Begründung und systematische Bestimmung von Parlamentsfunktionen und demokratischer Öffentlichkeit von entscheidender Bedeutung für die Zukunft der repräsentativen Demokratie ist. Das Problem ist aber nicht neu, wie John Stuart Mills klassischer Text zeigt. Er kreist um die Frage, wie sich die Gefahr einer »Tyrannei der Mehrheit« mit den Partizipationsanforderungen demokratischen Regierens versöhnen lässt. Mill begründet darin u. a. ein deliberatives Verständnis von Politik und erörtert die Gefahren einer bürokratischen Strangulierung politischer Freiheit. Ein Schlüsselwerk der Demokratietheorie und Parlamentarismusforschung.

Die Konfiguration Europas

Dimensionen einer kritischen Integrationstheorie

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Author: Hans-Jürgen Bieling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Europe

Page: 351

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