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Colombian Peasants in the Neoliberal Age
Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.
Works like a Charm
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
Helps students achieve their academic and career goals by clarifying the behaviors that they alone are responsible for, explaining why they are important, how they are assessed, and how they can lead to success.
Convergence as Adaptivity
Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
The Motorcycle Industry in New York State, Second Edition
The compelling chronicle of 120 years of motorcycle making in the Empire State.
Following the Ticker
Traces the influence of the stock market on Americans' beliefs about politics.
China and Its Small Neighbors
Analyzes the nature, processes, and political consequences of the asymmetrical relationships between China and its six small neighbors in Asia.
Cinema of Discontent
Uses popular films to reveal the tensions generated during Japan’s postwar "economic miracle," challenging the prevailing view that it was a story of great national success.
Servant-Leadership, Feminism, and Gender Well-Being
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Explores the duality between humans and Earth through a focus on the economic system changes that began with grain agriculture and has now reached its apogee in global capitalism.
Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Capitalism for All
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education
Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.
The Atlantic and Africa
Traces the inner connections between the second slavery in the Americas, slavery in Africa, the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade, and the "Great Transformation" of the nineteenth century world economy.
Imagining the Fed
Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.
Vera and the Ambassador
A behind-the-scenes look at diplomacy and international relations in post-communist Eastern Europe.
The Split Economy
Draws on philosophy, economics, theology, and psychoanalytic theory to reveal a fundamental dynamic of capitalism.
Traces how alternative food movements are affected by global and local trends, with a focus on how organic agriculture was integrated in Israel.
Capital in the Mirror
Analyzes contemporary capitalism through the products of culture and art for fresh insight into emancipatory possibilities concealed within capitalism’s darkest dynamics.
DIY on the Lower East Side
Engaging look at Lower East Side writers and artists in the wake of the 1975 New York fiscal crisis.
Servant-Leadership and Forgiveness
A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.
Beyond the Xs and Os
Inside account of the negotiations between the football Bills, New York State, and Erie County to sign a long-term stadium lease and thereby keep the team in Buffalo.
The Great Agrarian Conquest
Groundbreaking analysis of how colonialism created new conceptual categories and spatial forms that reshaped rural societies.
The Big Thaw
Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.
Rumble and Crash
Analyzes six films as allegories of capitalism’s precarious state in the early twenty-first century.
Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development, Second Edition
Examines the many issues raised by TIF, the most widely used tool of local economic and community development.
The Future of (Post)Socialism
Explores the current and future trajectories of the paradigm of postsocialism.
NATO's Durability in a Post-Cold War World
Examines how NATO has adapted and endured after the end of the Cold War, transforming itself to deal with a host of new security challenges.
The Debt of the Living
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
Over a Barrel
How a small family company in the Finger Lakes became one of the most important wine producers in the United States, only to be taken down by corporate greed and mismanagement.
Austerity and the Labor Movement
An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.
International Disaster Management Ethics
Responds to the demanding political and ethical challenges faced by the international disaster management community.
The Politics of the Second Slavery
Sheds new light on both pro and antislavery politics in the nineteenth-century Americas.
Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar, Second Edition
Traces the historical development of slave labor and plantation agriculture in nineteenth-century Martinique.
Beer of Broadway Fame
Explores the hundred-year history of Piel Bros. , one of the prominent German American brands that once made New York City the brewing capital of America.
BRAC, Global Policy Language, and Women in Bangladesh
A critical examination of the impact of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on the status of women in Southern Bangladeshi cultural life.
A Great Undertaking
Explores the social disruption resulting from industrialization in a Chinese coalmining community at the turn of the twentieth century.
The Chinese Market Economy, 1000–1500
Documents the rise and fall of a market economy in China from 1000-1500.
In the Face of Inequality
First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.
Corporate Power, Oligopolies, and the Crisis of the State
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century
Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.
Government in the Twilight Zone
Illuminates how local board systems operate and the motivations and experiences of their members.
Massively Parallel Globalization
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
Disaster Emergency Management
Examines how public officials in the US, China, Japan, and Indonesia have interacted with communities affected by natural disasters.
Conversations on Servant-Leadership
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders consider the role of leadership, love, and power in the midst of political and social upheaval.
Living on Your Own
An ethnography of young, single women struggling to live independently in South Korea.
Accounts, Excuses, and Apologies, Second Edition
Updated with a timely literature review and new case studies from sports, international politics, and third party image repair.
Community, Culture, and Economic Development, Second Edition
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
Mr. New York
The life and times of an instrumental figure in New York City’s recovery from the fiscal and social crises of the 1970s and 1980s, and in the general revitalization of the city over two generations.
A groundbreaking book that brings the insights of Integral Theory to business and organizational development.
Interstate Economic Relations
A comprehensive look at the economic relations among states, and how they might be better optimized.
Multidisciplinary study of the citrus industry in Palestine before World War II.
A fascinating look at Chinese perceptions of the United States and the cultural and political background that informs them.
Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System
Analysis on a dual insurance regulation system and its effectiveness relevant to the current system of regulation.
Comparative Public Budgeting
Holistic, comparative analysis of multiple budget systems and contexts.
Essays assessing the impact of globalization on law and court systems across the world.
The Challenges of Global Business Authority
An astute assessment of democratic principles and decision-making structures in the global business world.
Uses the interdisciplinary approach of evolutionary economics to explore the history of land domestication in the United States.
Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System
Studies the Federal Home Loan Bank System, how it has changed over time and why
Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline, Second Edition
New edition of Aihwa Ong’s classic ethnographic study of Malay women factory workers.
Over Ten Million Served
First book on gender and academic service.
Policing Narratives and the State of Terror
Examines the recent “War on Terror” and the increasing privatization of international policing through the lens of detective fiction and security and espionage narratives.
A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.
Foreign Workers in Israel
Explores how the entry of migrant workers into Israel raises questions beyond just those of the labor market.
America's Economic Moralists
Traces the history of two rival American economic moralities from colonial times to the present.
When the Pot Boils
Tells the story of the decline and near bankruptcy of a major American university, and how its dramatic turnaround was quickly achieved.
The Silence of Congress
Argues for greater congressional oversight of state taxation of interstate commerce.
Always at Odds?
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
The Little School System That Could
Examines, from four organizational perspectives, Virginia’s Manassas Park City School’s ten-year turnaround.
Student Voice in School Reform
Examines a high school that sought to increase student participation in its reform process.
Global Liberalism and Political Order
Examines the possibilities of global governance in the wake of the challenges of globalization.
Governmental Transparency in the Path of Administrative Reform
How federal management reforms have impacted the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act.
Blends insights from several disciplines to offer a general theory of social evolution.
Fashions a new way of defending the importance of economic regulation.
The Social Construction of Public Administration
Challenges the limitations of modern public administration theories.
Racial Competition and Class Solidarity
Looks at union organizing and strikes that were either strengthened by interracial cooperation or defeated by racial competition during the period between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.
Governance and the Public Good
Grapples with a variety of policy issues in order to provoke a discussion of the state of higher education in the 21st century.
Argues that institutional context drives economic globalization in the United States and Britain.
Civil Service Reform in the States
Assesses recent civil service reforms undertaken by state governments.
Product Market Structure and Labor Market Discrimination
Measures the relationship between market competition and the treatment of women, minorities, and the disabled in the workplace.
The Japan That Never Was
Contests conventional wisdom on Japan's postwar economic success and its economic and political problems in the 1990s, providing a new account of these conditions.
Petty Capitalists and Globalization
Examines how small firms, like large ones, are mobilizing to compete in a global economy.
The Striking Cabbies of Cairo and Other Stories
Challenges existing views of crafts and service workers in Egypt in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Argues that recent initiatives by industrial management were directed more toward short-term gains than improving efficiency.
Workers and Narratives of Survival in Europe
Chronicles the growing impact of job uncertainty on workers in Europe.
In the Name of Harmony and Prosperity
Offers an analysis of the dynamics of Taiwan's export-oriented industrialization, particularly its impact on women and other workers.
The Globalization of Corporate Media Hegemony
Shows how dominant commercial media practices secure a hold among and affect diverse national cultures.
Social Construction and the Logic of Money
Examines the nature of international economic leadership since the seventeenth century.
Debating the Global Financial Architecture
Looks at alternatives to international financial institutions such as the IMF and World Bank.
Explores how economics can help solve environmental problems.
Technology, Development, and Democracy
The impact of internet technologies on international politics.
Examines the privatization of agriculture in eastern Germany since 1989.
Quicker, Better, Cheaper?
Scholars and practitioners explore American government performance management offering diverse views.
Gradual Economic Reform in Latin America
In-depth case study of Costa Rican economic reform efforts.
Excellence in Communicating Organizational Strategy
Essays on how organizations effectively communicate strategy to optimize performance.
Money and Power in Europe
Traces the history of European monetary negotiations from the 1960s to the 1990s.
Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development
Examines the many issues raised by the increasing popularity of tax increment financing.
The Case of the Minimum Wage
Places contemporary minimum wage debates in historical context, stressing the importance of political as opposed to economic variables.
Higher Education in Crisis
Explores the university’s altering landscape, the conflicts over its core values and legitimacy, and the challenge for the university to negotiate the new landscape and to redefine itself within a larger educational context.
Constructing Sustainable Development
Defines, analyzes, critiques, and proposes new policy solutions for achieving sustainable development.