Understanding the World Economy (Paperback)
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Understanding the World Economy (Paperback)

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Paperback 290 Pages / Published: 19/10/2012
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This fourth edition of Understanding the World Economy will continue to provide the reader with the clearest guide available to the global economic scene.

Since the last edition was published in 2006, enormous changes have taken place. The world economy has been in upheaval with the biggest financial crash and ensuing recession since the 1930s; with a global re-ordering of economic power relations; with widespread demonstrations by those left behind; with divergent views about where Europe is heading; with a growing scarcity of essential resources; with increasing international terrorism and with increasing concerns of environmental degradation and climate change. To embrace such urgent issues, this text is an almost entirely rewritten version of earlier editions.

Tony Cleaver takes a long look at the evolution of market systems and how they have liberated peoples on one side of the globe and yet driven others into debt, depression and despair. He analyses causes and consequences, and discusses (and sometimes dismisses) economic theories.

Topics covered include:

Why crashes occur

What causes some countries to grow and others to stagnate

Whether the Euro can survive

The economic underpinnings of terrorism

The dangers of climate change

This book takes the student through the major characteristics of the global economy in jargon-free non-technical language. Chapter summary diagrams and a wealth of boxes and tables make this an essential introduction for undergraduates and A-level students, as well as the casual reader.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415681315
Number of pages: 290
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 15 mm
Edition: 4th New edition

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