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  1. Global Cities

    Examines the enduring forces - such as trade, migration, war and technology - that have enabled some cities to emerge from the pack into global leadership. Much more than an historical review, Clark's book looks to the future, examining the trends that are transforming cities around the world as well as the new challenges all global cities increasingly will face. Learn More
    £12.50

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  2. Winds of Change

    Examines East Asia’s energy future over the next two decades. It outlines the strategic direction of East Asia’s energy sector to meet its growing energy demand in an environmentally sustainable manner, and presents a pathway of policy frameworks and financing mechanisms to get there. It concludes that it is within the reach for East Asia to stabilize CO2 emissions, improve local environment, and enhance energy security, without compromising economic growth. Learn More
    £20.95

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  3. World Development Report 2012

    Focusing on the evolution of gender equality across the world in the context of the development process, this report considers gender equality as a core development goal in itself, and argues that gender equality matters for the pace of development. Improvements in gender equality can generate gains in economic efficiency and improvements in other development outcomes. Learn More
    £21.50

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  4. Brookings Big Ideas for America

    As a new administration takes office, what are the biggest issues facing America? The Brookings Institution offers answers to that question in this volume, which continues the Brookings tradition of providing each incoming administration with a non-partisan analysis of the major domestic and foreign questions confronting America. Learn More
    £16.50

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  5. Striking Beauties

    Apparel manufacturing in the American South is an important but often overlooked industry that connects the disparate concerns of women's history, southern cultural history, and labour history. Michelle Haberland examines its essential features and the varied experiences of its workers during the industry's expansion from the late 1930s to the demise of its southern branch at the end of the twentieth century. Learn More
    £76.50

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  6. The Blue Economy

    Takes readers beyond the obvious and aims to wake up the entrepreneur in all of us. The innovations explored are founded in solid science and demonstrated by multiple platforms. This book will encourage thousands and perhaps millions of us to apply a “Blue Economy” business model that will shift us from scarcity to abundance. Learn More
    £34.95

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  7. Fast Forward

    Fast Forward is equal parts science primer, history lesson, policy prescription, and ethical treatise. This pithy and compelling book makes clear what we know and don't know about global warming; why the threat demands prudent and urgent action; why the transition to a low-carbon economy will be the most difficult political and economic transaction in history; and how it requires nothing less than a revolution in our sense of civic responsibility. Learn More
    £16.50

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  8. The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty

    Viewed from a global scale, steady progress has been made in reducing extreme poverty over the past three decades. This success has renewed enthusiasm about the possibility of eradicating extreme poverty within a generation. However, progress is expected to become more difficult, and slower, over time. This book examines three central changes that need to be overcome in travelling the last mile: breaking cycles of conflict, supporting inclusive growth, and managing shocks and risks. Learn More
    £33.95

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  9. Women, Work, and Economic Growth

    Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor markets across the world remain divided along gender lines, and progress toward gender equality seems to have stalled. This volume brings together key research by IMF economists on issues related to gender and macroeconomics. Learn More
    £24.95

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  10. Green Cities

    What is a green city? What does it mean to say that San Francisco or Vancouver is more "green" than Houston or Beijing? When does urban growth lower environmental quality, and when does it yield environmental gains? How can cities deal with the environmental challenges posed by growth? These are the questions Matthew Kahn takes on in this smart and engaging book. Learn More
    £37.95

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  11. Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and the Special Equipment to Be Used for Such Carriage (ATP)

    The ATP is an Agreement between States, and there is no overall enforcing authority. In practice, highway checks are carried out by Contracting Parties, and non-compliance may then result in legal action by national authorities against offenders in accordance with their domestic legislation. Learn More
    £33.50

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  12. World Investment and Political Risk 2010

    The objective of this report is to examine: overall investment trends and perceptions of political risk especially for what regards foreign direct investment (FDI) to emerging markets; investments and risks specifically in Conflict-Affected and Fragile States; and the role political risk insurance (PRI) is playing today and its likely role in the future. Learn More
    £23.50

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