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Product Description: The Annual Report objectively reflects the year’s developments in terms of politics, the economy, society, culture, the environment, innovation and reform, and describes the problems, challenges and countermeasures in both traditional and new special economic zones...read more

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9789811005411 | Annual edition (Springer Verlag, June 8, 2017), cover price $119.00 | About this edition: The Annual Report objectively reflects the year’s developments in terms of politics, the economy, society, culture, the environment, innovation and reform, and describes the problems, challenges and countermeasures in both traditional and new special economic zones.

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Product Description: This book addresses two general questions that have arisen as a result of the uneven rise of the various Asian economies in contemporary times. First, to lift people out of poverty and to improve the quality of their lives, how do we institute policies that will ensure economic growth in the different regions of Asia? Second, what can we do to ensure that the economic growth we seek is sustainable so that the regional economic development that emerges is broad-based, inclusive, and environmentally conscious? Specifically, this edited book will provide a unified perspective on regional growth and sustainable development in Asia by focusing on the above two broad questions...read more

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9783319275871 | Springer Verlag, April 9, 2017, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book addresses two general questions that have arisen as a result of the uneven rise of the various Asian economies in contemporary times.

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Product Description: One of the nation’s leading psychologists asks why today’s corporate leaders desire but reject creative solutions --and finds some surprising conclusions.   All corporate CEOs, top executives, and other business leaders say they want creativity and need real innovation in order to thrive in a competitive world...read more

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9780544703094 | Houghton Mifflin, January 17, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: One of the nation’s leading psychologists asks why today’s corporate leaders desire but reject creative solutions --and finds some surprising conclusions.

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Product Description: Economics tends to teach that developed countries have good institutions while developing countries do not, and that this is the factor that constrains the latter's growth. However, the picture is far messier than this explanation suggests...read more

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9780415735407 | Routledge, January 8, 2017, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Economics tends to teach that developed countries have good institutions while developing countries do not, and that this is the factor that constrains the latter's growth.

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Product Description: Across Africa the narrative of “Africa rising” has taken root in a burgeoning middle class. Ambitious and increasingly affluent, this group symbolizes the values and hopes of the new Africa, and they are regarded as important agents of both economic development and democratic change...read more
By Henning Melber (editor)

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9781783607143 | Zed Books, December 15, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Across Africa the narrative of “Africa rising” has taken root in a burgeoning middle class.

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9781783607136 | Reprint edition (Zed Books, December 15, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Across Africa the narrative of “Africa rising” has taken root in a burgeoning middle class.

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Product Description: Meetings are alive! Whether it's a few people meeting over coffee or 100 people in a conference room, meetings happen all the time. They are a constantly changing and living pattern; a connection of minds, content and process. Every meeting, no matter how large or small, has the potential to be a dynamic interaction of human brains...read more

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9781910649749 | Lid Pub Inc, December 8, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Meetings are alive!

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Product Description: The Brain Book' unlocks recent advances in neuroscience and explains exactly how to apply them to specific areas of your daily life. Grounded in research you'll learn prac-tical techniques to keep your brain in top condition, train your brain to think more effectively, and discover the principles to working smart rather than hard...read more

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9781910649732 | Lid Pub Inc, November 8, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Brain Book' unlocks recent advances in neuroscience and explains exactly how to apply them to specific areas of your daily life.

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Product Description: From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. Competition in the Promised Land provides a comprehensive account of the long-lasting effects of the influx of black workers on labor markets and urban space in receiving areas...read more

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9780691150871 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West.

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Product Description: "Maintaining performance today is no longer simply about having an annual appraisal and telling employees \"you must try harder.\" Research demonstrates that regular discussions about performance and providing feedback to the people you manage is a more effective way to motivate them and keep them on track...read more

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9781910649572 | Lid Pub Inc, October 25, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Maintaining performance today is no longer simply about having an annual appraisal and telling employees \"you must try harder.

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Product Description: This book provides an economic analysis of various aspects of ‘market quality’, a new concept which emerged in the 21st century, using the tools of ‘oligopoly theory’ and ‘auction theory’ that evolved over the 19th and 20th centuries...read more

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9784431553953 | Springer Verlag, March 9, 2017, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book provides an economic analysis of various aspects of ‘market quality’, a new concept which emerged in the 21st century, using the tools of ‘oligopoly theory’ and ‘auction theory’ that evolved over the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Product Description: This book offers a state of the art analysis of innovative development finance, examining both new ideas and recent practice.The book opens with chapters from experts commissioned by the United Nations, tracing the history of innovative finance over the last fifty years, examining experiences in the health sector both at global and regional levels, and looking at innovative finance practice in Asia and Latin America...read more
By Rob Vos (editor)

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9781472580887 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: This book offers a state of the art analysis of innovative development finance, examining both new ideas and recent practice.

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Product Description: “An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.” — Inc. MagazineA Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller   Every interaction is a performance, and much of our success—professional and personal—hinges on being able to inspire an audience...read more

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9780544555181 | Houghton Mifflin, October 6, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: An inspiring program full of essential advice for spotlight lovers and wallflowers alike that will teach readers how to bring any crowd to its feet Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively.

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9780544800847 | Mariner Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $16.95 | also contains Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches: How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life, Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life, Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life | About this edition: “An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.

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9781501222085 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 18, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches: How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life, Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life, Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life | About this edition: "An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.
9781501222092 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 18, 2016), cover price $19.99 | also contains Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches: How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life, Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life, Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life | About this edition: "An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.
9781501222061 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 6, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: "An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.

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Product Description: In An Extraordinary Time, acclaimed economic historian Marc Levinson recounts the global collapse of the postwar economy in the 1970s. While economists struggle to return us to the high economic growth rates of the past, Levinson counterintuitively argues that the boom years of the 1950s and 1960s were an anomaly; slow economic growth is the norm—no matter what economists and politicians may say...read more

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9781522655589 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 18, 2016), cover price $62.97 | About this edition: In An Extraordinary Time, acclaimed economic historian Marc Levinson recounts the global collapse of the postwar economy in the 1970s.

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Product Description: In An Extraordinary Time, acclaimed economic historian Marc Levinson recounts the global collapse of the postwar economy in the 1970s. While economists struggle to return us to the high economic growth rates of the past, Levinson counterintuitively argues that the boom years of the 1950s and 1960s were an anomaly; slow economic growth is the norm—no matter what economists and politicians may say...read more

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9781522655596 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 18, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In An Extraordinary Time, acclaimed economic historian Marc Levinson recounts the global collapse of the postwar economy in the 1970s.
9781522655572 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 18, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In An Extraordinary Time, acclaimed economic historian Marc Levinson recounts the global collapse of the postwar economy in the 1970s.

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Product Description: This book investigates the political conditions and policies most likely to bring about progress toward inclusive development, drawing on four cases studies with distinct development trajectories. It argues that this progress is primarily a political struggle, one requiring a committed leadership with broadly based societal support...read more

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9781137550859 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 5, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book investigates the political conditions and policies most likely to bring about progress toward inclusive development, drawing on in-depth analyses of four cases studies with distinct development trajectories (Mexico, Indonesia, Chile and South Korea).

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9781349715619 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 12, 2016), cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book investigates the political conditions and policies most likely to bring about progress toward inclusive development, drawing on four cases studies with distinct development trajectories.

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Product Description: All across the social sciences, from development economics to political science departments, researchers are going into the field to collect data and learn about the world. While much has been gained from the successes of randomized controlled trials, stories of failed projects often do not get told...read more

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9780691161891 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: All across the social sciences, from development economics to political science departments, researchers are going into the field to collect data and learn about the world.

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Product Description: Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously examined. In particular, the impacts of economic liberalisation, globalisation and deregulation are not being empirically investigated at a small-area level using advanced statistical and spatial techniques...read more

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9781138925175 | Routledge, November 6, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously examined.

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Product Description: This interdisciplinary edited collection presents original analysis on Mexico's transition from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals, departing from three main perspectives. In what areas did Mexico gain leverage and actually contribute to the debate around the proposed SDGs? What are the challenges for Mexico with regard to the SDGs? How to handle the issue of congruence/dissonance in Mexico's accomplishment of the MDGs in relation to the socioeconomic realities on the ground? The contributing authors examine what kind of state is needed to strengthen democratic politics and social justice, but also to improve the economic effectiveness of the state and thereby prospects for development...read more

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9781137591418 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 5, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary edited collection presents original analysis on Mexico's transition from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals, departing from three main perspectives.

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Product Description: The average person checks email 77 times a day, sends and receives more than 122 email messages a day, and spends 28 percent or more of their workweek managing a constant influx of email. Even when we’re away from work, checking email is the most popular activity we engage in on our mobile devices, outranking even browsing the web or social networks...read more

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9781522640370 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 4, 2016), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: The average person checks email 77 times a day, sends and receives more than 122 email messages a day, and spends 28 percent or more of their workweek managing a constant influx of email.

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Product Description: The average person checks email 77 times a day, sends and receives more than 122 email messages a day, and spends 28 percent or more of their workweek managing a constant influx of email. Even when we’re away from work, checking email is the most popular activity we engage in on our mobile devices, outranking even browsing the web or social networks...read more

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9781522640356 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 4, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The average person checks email 77 times a day, sends and receives more than 122 email messages a day, and spends 28 percent or more of their workweek managing a constant influx of email.
9781522640363 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 4, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The average person checks email 77 times a day, sends and receives more than 122 email messages a day, and spends 28 percent or more of their workweek managing a constant influx of email.

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Product Description: The Mindfulness Book returns to the original core ideas behind the practice of mindfulness and provides a concise practical interpretation in the light of contemporary psychology’s best insights about how it works and how to practice it...read more

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9781910649633 | Lid Pub Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Mindfulness Book returns to the original core ideas behind the practice of mindfulness and provides a concise practical interpretation in the light of contemporary psychology’s best insights about how it works and how to practice it.

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Product Description: Your New Money Mindset is a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives. Many of us live with ongoing, and often unexamined, tension related to money. Few of us have really escaped the credit-card trap or freed ourselves from worries about having enough for the future...read more

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9781511300421 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 4, 2016), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Your New Money Mindset is a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives.
9781511300414 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 4, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Your New Money Mindset is a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives.
9781511300407 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 20, 2015), cover price $54.97 | About this edition: Your New Money Mindset is a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives.
9781511300391 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 20, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Your New Money Mindset is a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives.
9781511300384 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 20, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Your New Money Mindset is a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives.

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Product Description: The Political Economy of China’s Great Transformation consists of three parts: first, covering the current political transformation, providing a general political background for the socio-economic, fiscal and urban and rural transformation...read more

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9781138944008 | Routledge, August 17, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Political Economy of China’s Great Transformation consists of three parts: first, covering the current political transformation, providing a general political background for the socio-economic, fiscal and urban and rural transformation.

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Product Description: This book examines the paradox that resource-rich countries often struggle to manage their resources in a way that will help their economies thrive. It looks at how a country's political regime and quality of governance can determine the degree to which it benefits - or suffers - from having natural resources, shifting away from the traditional focus on economic growth data to study the complex implications of these resources for human well-being and sustainable development...read more

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9781137587220 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 28, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book examines the paradox that resource-rich countries often struggle to manage their resources in a way that will help their economies thrive.

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Product Description: This book explores recent developments in the theory, strategic perspective and international practice of corporate social responsibility. In particular it discusses the consequences of the economic slowdown apparent in many economies and the impact of changes in the regulatory environment...read more
By Samuel O. Idowu (editor)

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9783319390888 | Springer Verlag, August 8, 2016, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This book explores recent developments in the theory, strategic perspective and international practice of corporate social responsibility.

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