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Terms of Trade and Class Relations: An Essay in Political Economy

By: Ashok Mitra

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010241

ISBN: 81-8028-019-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 254. View more info

Soviet Wages: Changes in Structure and Administration Since 1956

By: Leonard Joel Kirsch

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, The MIT Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009038

ISBN: 0-262-11045-8

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 249. Scratched dust-jacket. Price clipped. View more info

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Development and Nationhood: Essays in the Political Economy of South Asia

By: Meghnad Desai

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007978

ISBN: 0-19-566760-3

Condition: New


Renowned development economist, and peer, Lord Meghnad Desai has been one of the foremost observers of India and its economy in the last forty years. Passionately written and decidedly non-neutral in tone, his essays, collected here for the first time, constitute perhaps the most significant statement linking policy choices and outcomes on independent India. This volume retells the story of India as one of unexpected surprises and unfulfilled expectations. For four decades after independence, to the world around it, India epitomized under-performance swathed in a posture of moral arrogance. ... View more info

State, Market, and Social Regulation: New Perspectives on Italy

By: Peter Lange and Marino Regini (eds.)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003353

ISBN: 0-521-35453-6

Condition: Very Good


This book analyzes the relative impact of class and status groups versus demographic composition and political structures on the growth of welfare spending. Special attention is given to the role of the aged as representative of the importance of ascription and middle-class groups in welfare growth. The authors conclude that the primary beneficiaries of welfare benefits are not the poor but middle income groups and that income inequality is reinforced by welfare spending. Printed Pages: 320. View more info