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Title: Latin American experiments in neoconservative economics online access is available to everyone
Author: Foxley, Alejandro
Published: University of California Press,  1984
Subjects: Economics  and  Business | Latin American Studies
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42. cover
Title: Liberalization in the process of economic development online access is available to everyone
Author: Krause, Lawrence B
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: Economic growth in all developing countries is guided, and often accelerated, by generally intrusive policies implemented by governments intent on playing an active role in furthering development. As economies have grown and become more complex, however, even small market distortions are magnified, . . . [more]
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43. cover
Title: Life without disease: the pursuit of medical utopia online access is available to everyone
Author: Schwartz, William B 1922-
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Science | Medicine | Economics  and  Business | History and Philosophy of Science | Public Policy
Publisher's Description: The chaotic state of today's health care is the result of an explosion of effective medical technologies. Rising costs will continue to trouble U.S. health care in the coming decades, but new molecular strategies may eventually contain costs. As life expectancy is dramatically extended by molecular . . . [more]
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44. cover
Title: Making health work: human growth in modern Japan online access is available to everyone
Author: Mosk, Carl
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Sociology | Demography | Japan | Asian History | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: Mosk shows how population quality provides a key to understanding economic growth and social change in Japan.
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45. cover
Title: Managing in the corporate interest: control and resistance in an American bank online access is available to everyone
Author: Smith, Vicki 1951-
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Sociology | Technology and Society | Economics  and  Business | Politics
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46. cover
Title: Managing the medical arms race: public policy and medical device innovation online access is available to everyone
Author: Foote, Susan Bartlett
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Politics | Medicine | Public Policy | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: The allure of medical innovation is powerful - it holds out the promise of perfect health, the end of pain, the deferral of death. Our insatiable appetite for costly new technologies, fed by a profusion of innovations and the profits they generate, has led to what has been dubbed the medical arms ra . . . [more]
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47. cover
Title: Manufacturing militance: workers' movements in Brazil and South Africa, 1970-1985
Author: Seidman, G
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Politics | Latin American Studies | African Studies | Labor Studies | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: Challenging prevailing theories of development and labor, Gay Seidman's controversial study explores how highly politicized labor movements could arise simultaneously in Brazil and South Africa, two starkly different societies. Beginning with the 1960s, Seidman shows how both authoritarian states pr . . . [more]
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48. cover
Title: Missing persons: a critique of the social sciences
Author: Douglas, Mary
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Sociology | Anthropology | Public Policy | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: The Western cultural consensus based on the ideas of free markets and individualism has led many social scientists to consider poverty as a personal experience, a deprivation of material things, and a failure of just distribution. Mary Douglas and Steven Ney find this dominant tradition of social th . . . [more]
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49. cover
Title: Modern Japanese organization and decision-making online access is available to everyone
Author: Vogel, Ezra F
Published: University of California Press,  1985
Subjects: Asian Studies | Sociology | Economics  and  Business
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50. cover
Title: Money and the modern mind: George Simmel's Philosophy of money
Author: Poggi, Gianfranco
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Social Science | Philosophy | Economics  and  Business | Social Theory | European Studies
Publisher's Description: A major representative of the German sociological tradition, Georg Simmel (1858-1918) has influenced social thinkers ranging from the Chicago School to Walter Benjamin. His magnum opus, The Philosophy of Money , published in 1900, is nevertheless a difficult book that has daunted many would-be reade . . . [more]
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51. cover
Title: Money, expense, and naval power in Thucydides' History 1-5.24 online access is available to everyone
Author: Kallet-Marx, Lisa
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Classics | Economics  and  Business | Ancient History
Publisher's Description: Thucydides has been found guilty of indifference toward financial matters without a consideration of all the evidence. Now Lisa Kallet-Marx examines Thucydides' treatment of financial resources by studying his comments on finance in the context of the whole work and scrutinizes other, chiefly epigra . . . [more]
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52. cover
Title: Nested games: rational choice in comparative politics
Author: Tsebelis, George
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Politics | Economics  and  Business | Political Theory
Publisher's Description: Clearly written and easily understood by the nonspecialist, Nested Games provides a systematic, empirically accurate, and theoretically coherent account of apparently irrational political actions.
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53. cover
Title: The new public management: improving research and policy dialogue
Author: Barzelay, Michael
Published: University of California Press,  2001
Subjects: Politics | Public Policy | Economics  and  Business | Social Science | Sociology
Publisher's Description: How policymakers should guide, manage, and oversee public bureaucracies is a question that lies at the heart of contemporary debates about government and public administration. In their search for better systems of public management, reformers have looked in particular at the United Kingdom, Austral . . . [more]
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54. cover
Title: Oil age Eskimos online access is available to everyone
Author: Jorgensen, Joseph G 1934-
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Anthropology | Ecology | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: In a book made especially timely by the disastrous Exxon Valdez oil spill in March 1989, Joseph Jorgensen analyzes the impact of Alaskan oil extraction on Eskimo society. The author investigated three communities representing three environments: Gambell (St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea), Wainwright . . . [more]
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55. cover
Title: Oil and revolution in Mexico online access is available to everyone
Author: Brown, Jonathan C. (Jonathan Charles) 1942-
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: History | Latin American History | Latin American Studies | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: Anyone contemplating the consequences of foreign investment in Latin America will profit from reading this book. As Jonathan Brown shows, the dynamic growth of the Mexican oil industry resulted from both the domination of foreign capital and Mexico's own economic restructuring, conditions similar to . . . [more]
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56. cover
Title: The origins of backwardness in Eastern Europe: economics and politics from the Middle Ages until the early twentieth century
Author: Chirot, Daniel
Published: University of California Press,  1989
Subjects: History | European History | Politics | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: Reaching back centuries, this study makes a convincing case for very deep roots of current Eastern European backwardness. Its conclusions are suggestive for comparativists studying other parts of the world, and useful to those who want to understand contemporary Eastern Europe's past. Like the rest . . . [more]
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57. cover
Title: The paradox of plenty: oil booms and petro-states
Author: Karl, Terry Lynn 1947-
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Politics | Economics  and  Business | Latin American Studies
Publisher's Description: The Paradox of Plenty explains why, in the midst of two massive oil booms in the 1970s, oil-exporting governments as different as Venezuela, Iran, Nigeria, Algeria, and Indonesia chose common development paths and suffered similarly disappointing outcomes. Meticulously documented and theoretically i . . . [more]
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58. cover
Title: Plundering paradise: the struggle for the environment in the Philippines
Author: Broad, Robin
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Environmental Studies | Politics | Southeast Asia | Ecology | Asian Studies | Economics  and  Business
Publisher's Description: This gripping portrait of environmental politics chronicles the devastating destruction of the Philippine countryside and reveals how ordinary men and women are fighting back. Traveling through a land of lush rainforests, the authors have recorded the experiences of the people whose livelihoods are . . . [more]
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59. cover
Title: Political economy and the rise of capitalism: a reinterpretation online access is available to everyone
Author: McNally, David
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Politics | Political Theory | Economics  and  Business | History
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60. cover
Title: The political logic of economic reform in China
Author: Shirk, Susan L
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Politics | Economics  and  Business | China
Publisher's Description: In the past decade, China was able to carry out economic reform without political reform, while the Soviet Union attempted the opposite strategy. How did China succeed at economic market reform without changing communist rule? Susan Shirk shows that Chinese communist political institutions are more . . . [more]
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