Economy and Society
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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.
Convergence as Adaptivity
Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
Following the Ticker
Traces the influence of the stock market on Americans' beliefs about politics.
The Split Economy
Draws on philosophy, economics, theology, and psychoanalytic theory to reveal a fundamental dynamic of capitalism.
Rumble and Crash
Analyzes six films as allegories of capitalism’s precarious state in the early twenty-first century.
The Debt of the Living
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
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.
Corporate Power, Oligopolies, and the Crisis of the State
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Massively Parallel Globalization
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
America's Economic Moralists
Traces the history of two rival American economic moralities from colonial times to the present.
Comparing Apples and Mangoes
Uncovers important similarities in the political features of developing countries in Africa, Asia,and Latin America.
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.
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.
Religion and Economics
New perspectives on the bond between religion and economics.