By Thomas Piketty,Arthur Goldhammer
By Thomas Piketty,Arthur Goldhammer
By Gilbert Geis
This reference advisor records white-collar crimes by way of participants and companies over the last one hundred fifty years, supplying the main complete array of files and interpretations available.
• offers dozens of courtroom files, legislative listening to transcripts, muckraking articles, and debts of crooked habit within the top echelons of power
• comprises a number of images that illustrate the subject matter
• features a bibliography in each one part that directs readers to supplementary sources
By Andrew Weintraub,Eli Schwartz,J. Richard Aronson
Is fiscal progress fascinating? attainable? priceless? the celebrated social scientists represented during this assortment supply conflicting solutions, leading to a full of life debate at the expenditures and advantages of progress within the constructed and constructing international locations. This quantity, first released in 1973, includes lawsuits of a convention at the Limits to progress, held on the middle for Social examine, Lehigh college, October 1972. This booklet should be of curiosity to scholars of economics.
By Susan H. Lee
This e-book explores the commercial coping practices of rural widows within the aftermath of the Cambodian civil struggle. battle produces a preponderance of widows, frequently younger widows with young children of their care. Rural widows needs to feed their households and teach their kids regardless of rural poverty and the shortcoming of possibilities for girls. The economics of widowhood is consequently an important social challenge in much less built countries.
The widows' principal monetary plan used to be to mix rice cultivation with an collection of microenterprises, a "rice plus" technique. Many widows have been not able to develop sufficient rice on their land to feed their households. They stuffed the starvation hole through elevating funds via microenterprises to buy extra rice. Gender paintings roles have been either permeable and protracted, permitting a versatile sexual department of work within the brief run yet retaining conventional roles ultimately. so much widows known as on relations or exchanged transplanting hard work for male plowing prone, even though a number of ladies took up the plow themselves. The learn additionally explores widows' entry to key financial assets resembling land, credits, and education.
War decimated widows' kin help networks, together with the lack of teenagers, their social safety. The learn concludes that Cambodia's gender association provided many fiscal ideas to widows but in addition devalued their hard work in a cultural constitution of inequality. Gender, poverty, and warfare interacted to minimize widows' monetary assets, accounting for his or her financial vulnerability.
By Simon J. Charlesworth
By Denis Fred Simon
By Baidya Nath Varma
Originally released in 1980, this paintings solutions the the most important query of the way social switch may be guided within the constructing nations. Professor Varma starts off via posing the issues of the final scope of modernization and the final standards utilized in the modernization strategy. He examines conscientiously the various versions which have been used for this goal long ago, supplying broad summaries of the perspectives on modernization of theorists in numerous social technological know-how disciplines, together with sociology, politics, economics, and anthropology, and stresses the significance of those perspectives in guiding coverage judgements. The publication concludes with a comparability of the advance procedures of the us, the Soviet Union, China, Japan and India.
By Eliphas Ndou,Nombulelo Gumata
By Mark Palkovic