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5. Labour markets

5. Labour markets  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
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9780191785078
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0005
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9780198716471
For most people, their performance in the labour market determines their station in life. What determines who earns what in the labour market? Are there systemic impediments that inhibit ... More
5. Has capitalism gone global?

5. Has capitalism gone global?  

James Fulcher

in Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191793011
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726074.003.0005
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9780198726074
What is ‘global capitalism?’ Economies no longer operate in isolation, producing goods at home for export abroad. Companies now run manufacturing operations in many different countries ... More
7. Food, education, health, housing, and work

7. Food, education, health, housing, and work  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
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9780191785436
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10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0007
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9780198706168
‘Human rights’ covers not only civil and political rights such as freedom from torture, slavery, and arbitrary detention, but also economic, social, and cultural rights. Everyone has the ... More
1. What is development?

1. What is development?  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0001
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9780198736257
Progress in tackling poverty over the past twenty-five years has been remarkable, but significant numbers of people remain in poverty and suffer severe deprivation despite the overall ... More
2. Historical development and contemporary concerns

2. Historical development and contemporary concerns  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
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9780191785436
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10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0002
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9780198706168
The content of human rights is usually understood by reference to the legal catalogue of human rights we find developed through international texts. ‘Historical development and contemporary ... More
Development: A Very Short Introduction

Development: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian Goldin

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.001.0001
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book
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9780198736257
What do we mean by development? How can citizens, governments, and the international community foster development? The process by which nations escape poverty and achieve economic and ... More

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