Politics Resources for A-level

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Exposé of the all-powerful organisations that control our lives by former Chief Economist of the World Bank.  Now he speaks out against it: how the IMF and WTO preach fair trade yet impose crippling economic policies on developing nations; how free market ‘shock therapy’ made millions in East Asia and Russia worse off than they were before; and how the West has driven the global agenda to further its own financial interests.

Exposé of the all-powerful organisations that control our lives by former Chief Economist of the World Bank. Now he speaks out against it: how the IMF and WTO preach fair trade yet impose crippling economic policies on developing nations; how free market ‘shock therapy’ made millions in East Asia and Russia worse off than they were before; and how the West has driven the global agenda to further its own financial interests.

Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It. This book is also available as an e-book.

Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It.

Examines the burning issues of our post-9/11 world, covering the invasion and occupation of Iraq the Bush presidency and the Israeli invasion of Lebanon.

Examines the burning issues of our world, covering the invasion and occupation of Iraq the Bush presidency and the Israeli invasion of Lebanon.

Short but comprehensive view on the history of the United Nations and how badly the UN is broken.

What's Wrong With the United Nations and How to Fix it (Polity What's Wrong Series) Used Book in Good Condition

Farewell Kabul tells how success was turned into defeat in the longest war fought by the United States in its history and by Britain since the Hundred Years War. It has been a fiasco which has left Afghanistan still one of the poorest nations on earth, the Taliban undefeated, and nuclear armed Pakistan perhaps the most dangerous place on earth.

Farewell Kabul: How the West Ignored Pakistan and Lost Afghanistan by Christina Lamb

This controversial book reveals why millions are actually poorer because of aid, unable to escape corruption and reduced, in the West's eyes, to a childlike state of beggary. The author shows us another way, how with the right policies, even the poorest nations can turn themselves around.

Dambisa Moyo - Dead Aid: Why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa jetzt kaufen.

The top 1 percent have the best houses, the best educations, the best doctors, and the best lifestyles, but there is one thing that money doesn't seem to have bought: an understanding that their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live.

The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E. A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.

A great introduction to the development of politics. Available in the library.

A great introduction to the development of politics. Available in the library.

Krugman traces America's path to its present inequality and reveals how the right have exploited cultural, racial and economic divisions to their advantage.

Why has the gap between the poor and the super-rich become such a gulf in the past few decades? Why are so many so disillusioned with the political system? Have we moved from democracy to plutocracy, and can anything be done? (The Conscience of a Liberal)

Provides an understanding, not just of how grave the problem of poverty is, but how solvable it is – and why making the necessary effort is a matter of both moral obligation and strategic self-interest of the rich countries.

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time: Jeffrey Sachs: To be honest I didn't really enjoy this book. Jeffrey is no doubt a powerhouse in International Development and policy but sees a future that relies very heavily on aid.

Globalization has affected what we eat in ways we are only beginning to understand.  This book is essential reading for anyone who cares about their health and what they eat — or how the world is run today.

Globalization has affected what we eat in ways we are only beginning to understand. This book is essential reading for anyone who cares about their health and what they eat — or how the world is run today.

For more than a century, the United States has been the world′s most powerful state. Now some analysts predict that China will soon take its place. Does this mean that we are living in a post–American world?

Is the American Century Over (Global Futures) by Nye Jr., Joseph S.

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