Economics

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Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality

Insights from Indonesia

UBC Press

Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.

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Rising Up

The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada

UBC Press

Rising Up shows how living wage movements have transformed, or are campaigning to transform, labour policy in Canada and stimulated broader public debate about income and social inequality.

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Inalienable Properties

The Political Economy of Indigenous Land Reform

UBC Press

Inalienable Properties explores the contrasting approaches taken by local leaders to property rights and development in four Indigenous communities.

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Buying Happiness

The Emergence of Consumer Consciousness in English Canada

UBC Press

Buying Happiness explores the different ways that key public thinkers represented, conceptualized, and institutionalized new ideas about consumption, which shaped economic and social policy and influenced behaviour.

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The Nature of Spectacle

On Images, Money, and Conserving Capitalism

The University of Arizona Press
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New Strategies for Wicked Problems

Science and Solutions in the 21st Century

Oregon State University Press
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Connecting to Change the World

Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact

Island Press

Nuts-and-bolts advice for organizations on how to build relationships and create networks to enhance their reach and effectiveness, written by experts in the non-profit world.

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Mortgaging the Earth

The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment, and the Crisis of Development

Island Press
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Aluminum Ore

The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry

UBC Press

An exploration of one little-known mineral, and the social, political, and economic forces that shaped both its history and the twentieth century.

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Brewed in Japan

The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry

UBC Press

This book explores the many challenges that faced the early production and sale of beer in Japan, including its evolution from a uniquely Western beverage into a thoroughly domestic Japanese commodity by the post-Second World War era.

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