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5. Market and policy failures

5. Market and policy failures  

Avinash Dixit

in Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2014
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Apr 2014
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9780191779824
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10.1093/actrade/9780199689378.003.0005
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‘Market and policy failures’ begins with monopolies and oligopolies. What are the effects of monopoly power? Many actions of consumers or firms have beneficial or harmful side-effects such ... More
8. The future of globalization

8. The future of globalization  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191824593
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.003.0008
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In recent decades, the intensification of social relations across world-space and world-time has both generated and responded to new global problems beyond the reach of any single ... More
Banking: A Very Short Introduction

Banking: A Very Short Introduction  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.001.0001
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Banks are of central importance for economic growth, the allocation of capital, competitiveness, and financial stability. Propelled by technological advances in financial analysis and ... More
9. Where next for criminology?

9. Where next for criminology?  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0009
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9780199643257
Criminology’s concerns already encompass matters of sociology, psychology, law, political science, economics, history, and biology to name a few. Essentially, criminology’s focus remains ... More
8. Policy and regulatory responses to the global financial crisis

8. Policy and regulatory responses to the global financial crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0008
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The 2007–09 global financial crisis brought a number of specific policy and regulatory challenges into sharp focus. From an historical perspective, the regulatory response follows a ... More
1. What is the welfare state?

1. What is the welfare state?  

David Garland

in The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191780981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199672660.003.0001
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9780199672660
There are three general conceptions used for the welfare state: the first characterizes the welfare state as welfare for the poor; the second focuses on social insurance, social rights, and ... More
7. The staying power of the BRICS

7. The staying power of the BRICS  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191790119
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0007
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The BRICS group can be interpreted in several ways: as a cluster of big emerging economies with dramatic growth; as a diplomatic club of reform-minded members seeking a new and fairer deal ... More
8. The future of public administration

8. The future of public administration  

Stella Z. Theodoulou and Ravi K. Roy

in Public Administration: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2016
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Aug 2016
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9780191792014
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10.1093/actrade/9780198724230.003.0008
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Both the field and the practice of public administration have been extraordinarily dynamic. While essential public services are not likely to disappear any time soon, the manner in which ... More
7. The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis

7. The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0007
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‘The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis’ describes the chain of events in the US financial crisis that then triggered the Eurozone banking collapse. It outlines ... More
5. Building the New Development Bank

5. Building the New Development Bank  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191790119
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0005
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The New Development Bank (NDB)—alternatively called the BRICS Development Bank—represents the most significant institutional innovation to emerge from the BRICS summit process. ‘Building ... More
4. Hanging together

4. Hanging together  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191790119
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0004
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Through their communiqués and other outputs, the BRICS countries have worked hard to present themselves as a cohesive group. This effort, however, belies sharp differences in the political, ... More
3. Securitized banking

3. Securitized banking  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0003
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9780199688920
Preceding the global financial crisis of 2007–09, an alternative business model of banking evolved. An important element in the development of the securitized banking model was a growing ... More
2. A contested invention

2. A contested invention  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191790119
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0002
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‘A contested invention’ outlines the development of the BRICS group. The building blocks were in place for a stand-alone forum prior to 2009, but the catalytic moment came with the global ... More
3. A historical departure

3. A historical departure  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191790119
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0003
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‘A historical departure’ describes how the BRICS, as both a diplomatic project and an international institution, is different from past groups. The catalyst for the BRICS members’ new type ... More
Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction

Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

James Fulcher

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Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191793011
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726074.001.0001
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9780198726074
The word ‘capitalism’ is heard and used frequently, but what is capitalism about, and what does it mean? Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction discusses the history and development of ... More
6. Crisis? What crisis?

6. Crisis? What crisis?  

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/9780198726074.003.0006
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9780198726074
Is capitalism in a state of crisis? Crises are in fact a normal part of the functioning of a capitalist society. ‘Crisis? What Crisis?’ looks at crises in capitalism from ‘tulipomania’ in ... More
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)  

Manfred B. Steger

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191824593
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.001.0001
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9780198779551
‘Globalization’ has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time—a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes ... More
7. Ideologies of globalization: market globalism, justice globalism, religious globalisms

7. Ideologies of globalization: market globalism, justice globalism, religious globalisms  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191824593
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.003.0007
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9780198779551
Like all social processes, globalization operates on an ideological dimension filled with norms, claims, beliefs, and narratives about the phenomenon itself. ‘Ideologies of globalization’ ... More
The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction  

David Garland

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Mar 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191780981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199672660.001.0001
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9780199672660
The programmes that make up the welfare state vary from nation to nation and from time to time, and the balance between markets and government, and free enterprise and social protection, is ... More
3. The economic dimension of globalization

3. The economic dimension of globalization  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191824593
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.003.0003
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9780198779551
Economic globalization refers to the intensification and stretching of economic connections across the globe. ‘The economic dimension of globalization’ explains how the global economic ... More

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