23 things they don't tell you about capitalism (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Forlag: Penguin
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780141047973
Kategori: Debatt og samfunn

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Omtale 23 things they don't tell you about capitalism

Ha-Joon Chang's "23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism" turns received economic wisdom on its head to show you how the world really works. In this revelatory book, Ha-Joon Chang destroys the biggest myths of our times and shows us an alternative view of the world, including: there's no such thing as a 'free' market Globalization isn't making the world richer; we don't live in a digital world - the washing machine has changed lives more than the internet; poor countries are more entrepreneurial than rich ones; higher paid managers don't produce better results; and we don't have to accept things as they are any longer. Ha-Joon Chang is here to show us there's a better way.

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"Lively, accessible and provocative ...read this book" 

(Sunday Times)

"A witty and timely debunking of some of the biggest myths surrounding the global economy"

(Observer)

"A must-read ...incisive and entertaining"

(New Statesman Books of the Year)

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Om forfatter Ha-Joon Chang

Ha-Joon Chang is a Reader in the Political Economy of Development at the University of Cambridge. He is author of "Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective", which won the 2003 Gunnar Myrdal Prize, and "Bad Samaritans: Rich Nations", "Poor Policies" and the "Threat to the Developing World". Since the beginning of the 2008 economic crisis, he has been a regular contributor to the "Guardian", and a vocal critic of the failures of our economic system.

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