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Unjust Conditions: Women's Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs

by Tara Patricia Cookson

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Unjust Conditions follows the lives and labors of poor mothers in rural Peru, richly documenting the ordeals they face to participate in mainstream poverty alleviation programs. Championed by behavioral economists and the World Bank, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are praised as efficient mechanisms for changing poor people's behavior. While rooted in good intentions and dripping with the rhetoric of social inclusion, CCT programs' successes ring hollow, based solely on metrics for children’s attendance at school and health appointments. Looking beyond these statistics reveals a host of hidden costs for the ...

Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty
Size: 204 pages
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RESTART Sustainable Business Model Innovation (Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth)

by Sveinung Jørgensen

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Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Management & Leadership, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 253 pages
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Public Goods Provision in the Early Modern Economy: Comparative Perspectives from Japan, China, and Europe

by Masayuki Tanimoto

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Scholarly discussions on economic development in history, specifically those linked to industrialization or modern economic growth, have paid great attention to the formation and development of the market economy as a set of institutions able to augment people’s welfare. The role of specific nonmarket practices for promoting the economic development and welfare has been a distinct concern, typically involving discussion of the state’s economic policies. How have societies tackled those issues that the market did not? To what extent did those solutions reflect the structure of an economy?  Public Goods Provision in...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, History, Asia, Europe
Size: 328 pages
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Manual for Developing Intercultural Competencies (Open Access): Story Circles (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability)

by Darla K. Deardorff

This book presents a structured yet flexible methodology for developing intercultural competence in a variety of contexts, both formal and informal. Piloted around the world by UNESCO, this methodology has proven to be effective in a range of different contexts and focused on a variety of different issues. It, therefore can be considered an important resource for anyone concerned with effectively managing the growing cultural diversity within our societies to ensure inclusive and sustainable development.Intercultural competence refers to the skills, attitudes, and behaviours needed to improve interactions across difference, whether within a society (differences due to age, gender, religion, socio-economic status, political affiliation, ethnicity, and so on) or across borders. The book serv...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Education & Reference, Education, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 108 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
6 reviews

Principles of Economics 2e

by Timothy Taylor

Principles of Economics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters....

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Finance
Size: 938 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Data Science: What the Best Data Scientists Know About Data Analytics, Data Mining, Statistics, Machine Learning, and Big Data – That You Don't

by Herbert Jones

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Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Computing, Software
Size: 101 pages
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Making Extra Income Through Amazon and eBay Selling for Beginners

by Gary Harrisson

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Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 6.24 mb
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