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SOCIAL SCIENCE 2011
  Economics  

Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development
Transforming the Industrial State



In this book Nicholas A. Ashford and Ralph P. Hall offer a unified, transdisciplinary approach for achieving sustainable development in industrialized nations. They present an insightful analysis of the ways in which industrial states are currently unsustainable and how economic and social welfare are related to the environment, to public health and safety, and to earning capacity and meaningful a...

2011   752 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300169720
$100.00
 
Innovation and the State
Political Choice and Strategies for Growth in Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland



In this book, Dan Breznitz shows how state actions shaped the structure of the Information Technology (IT) industry in Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland, emerging economies not previously known for their high-technology. He describes how each country moved to the forefront in IT and concludes that even under the constraint of accelerated globalization, the state still has choices in developing hig...

2011   288 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300168334
$32.00

Cloth ISBN: 9780300120189
$45.00


A Great Leap Forward
1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth



This careful study of U.S. growth data reveals that the innovation and infrastructure development of the 1930s—not the industrial response to WWII—set the stage for the economic boom of the following decades.

Yale Series in Economic and Financial History
2011   400 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300151091
$45.00
 
A Great Leap Forward
1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth



This careful study of U.S. growth data reveals that the innovation and infrastructure development of the 1930s—not the industrial response to WWII—set the stage for the economic boom of the following decades.

Yale Series in Economic and Financial History
2012   400 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300188165
$28.00


The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras
Artistic Triumphs and Economic Challenges



This book analyzes the economic challenges facing symphony orchestras and contrasts the experience of orchestras in the United States (where there is little direct government support) and abroad (where governments typically provide large direct subsidies). Robert J. Flanagan explains the tension between artistic excellence and financial jeopardy that confronts most symphony orchestras. He analyzes...

2012   240 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300171938
$55.00
 
Winning the Silicon Sweepstakes
Can the United States Compete in Global Telecommunications?



In this timely book, Rob Frieden points out the many ways the United States has fallen behind other countries in telecommunications and broadband, shows how these failures can intrude on the ability of the United States to compete, and offers suggestions to restore its competitiveness.

2012   432 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300177534
$27.50

Cloth ISBN: 9780300152135
$40.00


Turbulence
Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers



This timely book investigates the experiences of employees at Boeing Commercial Airplanes during ten years of dramatic organizational change. The Boeing case offers vital lessons for employees in other firms, the leaders of globally competitive companies, and those interested in public policies that might protect the well-being of American workers and firms.

2011   256 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300177565
$30.00

Cloth ISBN: 9780300154610
$75.00
 
What's Next?
Unconventional Wisdom on the Future of the World Economy



In this unique book, more than twenty leading economists and experts render thorough, rigorously researched prognoses for the world's major economies over the next five years. Factoring in such varied issues as the price of oil, the strength of the U.S. dollar, geopolitics, tax policies, and new developments in investment decision making, the contributors ground their predictions in the realities ...

2011   368 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300170313
$32.00


Losing Control
The Emerging Threats to Western Prosperity



In this vividly written and compellingly argued book, Stephen D. King, the global chief economist at HSBC, suggests that the decades ahead will see a major redistribution of wealth and power across the globe that will force consumers in the United States and Europe to stop living beyond their means.

2011   304 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300170870
$24.00

Cloth ISBN: 9780300154320
$34.00
 
The Euro
The Battle for the New Global Currency



Marking the tenth anniversary of the Euro, this book takes a look at its tumultuous history, its status in global economics and politics, and the pressures that present enormous challenges for the Euro’s future. The author offers unique insights into the multi-national intrigues that gave birth to the Euro and underscores its vital role in world monetary affairs.

2011   352 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300176742
$20.00


Sixty to Zero
An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors--and the Detroit Auto Industry



An up-close portrait of one of the largest corporate failures in United States history and the lessons it holds for any business on the brink, written by a career reporter on the automotive industry.

2011   272 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300171518
$19.00

Cloth ISBN: 9780300158687
$35.00
 
The Very Hungry City
Urban Energy Efficiency and the Economic Fate of Cities



This accessible book explores how cities around the world consume energy, assesses innovative ideas for reducing urban energy consumption, and discusses why energy efficiency will determine which cities thrive economically in the future.

2012   384 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300162318
$28.00


The Daily You
How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth



An acclaimed media expert documents a marketing revolution in the making, showing how new media advertisers are stealthily defining who we are, how much we matter, and what we see and do.

2012   256 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300165012
$28.00
 
The Daily You
How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth



An acclaimed media expert documents a marketing revolution in the making, showing how new media advertisers are stealthily defining who we are, how much we matter, and what we see and do.

2013   256 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300188011
$20.00


Realeconomik
The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Next One)



An internationally respected free-market economist makes a powerful case that without a commitment to established social principles in business and politics, a stable global economy will be impossible to achieve.

2011   192 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300159103
$26.00
 
Realeconomik
The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Next One)



An internationally respected free-market economist makes a powerful case that without a commitment to established social principles in business and politics, a stable global economy will be impossible to achieve.

2013   192 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300192391
$22.00


OTHER SECTIONS IN OUR SOCIAL SCIENCE 2011 CATALOG:


Political Science
Political Philosophy
Rethinking the Western Tradition
International Studies
Policy Studies
Economic History
Law