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Economic Growth and the Nanotechnology Priority: The Challenge of Economic Crisis and Industrial Concentration

by James A. Harris Sr. Lexington Books (October 21, 2014)

Economic Growth and the Nanotechnology Priority: The Challenge of Economic Crisis and Industrial Concentration argues that the nanometer scale would revolutionize and advance sources of economic growth to its...


The Daily Grind: How Workers Navigate the Employment Relationship

by Marquita R. Walker Lexington Books (October 27, 2014)

This text focuses on the structural and institutional barriers that create inequality and inequity in the labor-management relationship as well as how workers, as agents of change, participate in, interact with,...


Economic Actors, Economic Behaviors, and Presidential Leadership: The Constrained Effects of Rhetoric

by C. Damien Arthur Lexington Books (July 22, 2014)

This book utilizes a theoretically informed framework for analyzing the effectiveness of the president’s economic rhetoric and employs an empirical assessment that measures rhetoric’s effect on economic...


Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development

by Yu Hong Lexington Books (March 31, 2011)

In Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development, Yu Hong examines crucial connections between the evolving political economy of information and communications technology...


Real World Personal Finance

by Mark A. Nadler & Terry Rumker Lexington Books (June 25, 2014)

Personal Finance for the Real World teaches the basics of personal finance by mentoring the reader through the process of creating a personal financial plan. Instruction culminates in the creation of a budget...


Justice in the Marketplace in Early Modern Spain: Saravia, Villalon and the Religious Origins of Economic Analysis

by Michael Thomas D'Emic Lexington Books (June 17, 2014)

Justice in the Marketplace in Early Modern Spain examines the religious views and motivations of the late scholastic authors Cristobal de Villalon and Luis Saravia de la Calle . Michael Thomas D’Emic explains...


Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism

by Benedikt Koehler Lexington Books (June 17, 2014)

Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism shows that globalized trade and capitalism originated in trade practices of pre-Islamic Arabs, and brought to European markets through European trade partners in the Middle...


Balanced Trade: Ending the Unbearable Costs of America's Trade Deficits

by Jesse Richman, Howard Richman & Raymond Richman Lexington Books (April 24, 2014)

Classical economics assumed that trade always balanced, but often trade is not balanced. For example, some neo-mercantilist trading partners attempt to distort the terms of trade in order to garner economic...


The Freedom of Peaceful Action: On the Origin of Individual Rights

by Stuart K. Hayashi Lexington Books (April 23, 2014)

The Nature of Liberty trilogy presents an ethical case for individual liberty, arguing from the philosophy of Ayn Rand and citing the findings of evolutionary psychology to demonstrate the compatibility between...


Analyzing Strategic Behavior in Business and Economics: A Game Theory Primer

by Thomas J. Webster Lexington Books (February 07, 2014)

This innovative textbook is a concise and axiomatic introduction to the principles of game theory—the formal study of move and countermove. Undergraduate business and economics students with a background in...


Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism

by Rögnvaldur Hannesson Lexington Books (February 19, 2014)

Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism is one of few books that focuses on ecofundamentalism, from its philosophical foundations to its policy prescriptions, instead of environmentalism as...


Contemporary Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility

by Ceren Altuntas, Huriye Toker, Duygu Turker & Nadezda Kokareva et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

Contemporary Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility presents the significant roles that universities must embrace in order to reverse the damage wrought by two centuries of urbanization, industrialization,...


The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: A Study in the Economics of Marginalization

by Andrew Martin Fischer Lexington Books (December 20, 2013)

This book explores the synergy between development and conflict in the Tibetan areas of Western China from the mid-1990s onward, when rapid economic growth occurred alongside a particularly assimilationist policy...


John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

by Joseph R. Cammarosano Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist? sheds light on Keynes’ position on the issue of free versus protected international trade. Over his lifetime, Keynes’ position altered from free to restricted...


Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry

by Shahidur Rahman Lexington Books (December 05, 2013)

Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry contributes to the contemporary debate on the limits and possibilities of globalization to the global south. It examines how a Least...


The Anthropology of Complex Economic Systems: Inequality, Stability, and Cycles of Crisis

by Niccolo Leo Caldararo Lexington Books (November 14, 2013)

By bringing together economic anthropology, ecology, and culture history, The Anthropology of Complex Economic Systems not only proposes a new model of human social evolution, but equally importantly creates...


Market New Products Successfully: Using Simulated Test Market Technology

by Kevin J. Clancy, Peter C. Krieg & Marianne McGarry Wolf Lexington Books (February 02, 2006)

Market New Products Successfully is the definitive guidebook for using simulated test marketing (STM), a technology that can help companies dramatically improve the odds of introducing a successful new product...


Exploring Capitalist Fiction: Business through Literature and Film

by Edward W. Younkins Lexington Books (October 24, 2013)

In Exploring Capitalist Fiction: Business through Literature and Film, Edward W. Younkins proposes that the use of imaginative literature to portray and explain the behavior of individuals in business is a method...


Vietnam in the Global Economy: The Dynamics of Integration, Decentralization, and Contested Politics

by Thomas Jandl Lexington Books (October 24, 2013)

This book describes in a game-theoretical approach how the development success story Vietnam managed to keep rent seeking in check sufficiently to attract record numbers of foreign investors and exhibit strong...


The Great Recession in Fiction, Film, and Television: Twenty-First-Century Bust Culture

by Daniel Mrozowski, Kirk Boyle, April Miller & Maryann Erigha et al. Lexington Books (October 16, 2013)

The Great Recession in Fiction, Film, and Television: Twenty-first-Century Bust Culture examines pop artifacts not typically included in discussions of the financial meltdown; the collected essays treat our...


The Ecology of Money: Debt, Growth, and Sustainability

by Adrian Kuzminski Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

Today's eco-crisis has brought us to the limits of economic growth, which historically has been powered by usurious interest rates. A non-usurious financial system is proposed as the key to a future steady-state...


Biblical Economic Ethics: Sacred Scripture's Teachings on Economic Life

by Albino Barrera Lexington Books (August 31, 2013)

Written in non-technical language accessible to non-specialist readers, this book is a theological synthesis of the findings of scripture scholars and ethicists on what the Bible teaches about economic life....


Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to China's Special Administrative Region

by Chak Kwan Chan Lexington Books (September 16, 2011)

Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, is the first book which systematically examines Hong Kong's social security policies across...


The Commercial Society: Foundations and Challenges in a Global Age

by Samuel Gregg Lexington Books (March 29, 2007)

Guided by the thoughts of Alexis de Tocqueville, Samuel Gregg's The Commercial Society identifies and explores the key foundational elements that must exist within a society for commercial order to take root...


Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf: Framing U.S. Energy and Security Policies for the Gulf of Guinea

by James J. F. Forest & Matthew V. Sousa Lexington Books (March 07, 2006)

Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf promises to inform a lively debate over the future of U.S. foreign policies toward Africa. This coherent, integrated debate will engage policymakers and the academic community...


Capitalism and Commerce: Conceptual Foundations of Free Enterprise

by Edward W. Younkins Lexington Books (August 15, 2002)

In Capitalism and Commerce, Edward Younkins provides a clear and accessible introduction to the best moral and economic arguments for capitalism. Drawn from over a decade of business school teaching, Younkins's...


In the Shadow of the Miracle: The Japanese Economy Since the End of High-Speed Growth

by Arthur J. Alexander Lexington Books (September 24, 2002)

Japan is living in the shadow of its economic miracle. Its stagnation and decline relative to other advanced economies since the early 1990s is a consequence of business and government difficulty in breaking...


Markets Don't Fail!

by Emily Chamlee-Wright Lexington Books (May 03, 2005)

Markets Don't Fail! addresses many of the popular arguments made by economists and other intellectuals against the free market. Using numerous examples as well as moral and epistemological arguments, this book...


And Why Not?: The Human Person and the Heart of Business

by François Michelin, Yves Messarovitch, Ivan LevaÏ & Mark Sebanc Lexington Books (May 13, 2003)

One of the world's leading entrepreneurs speaks about human creativity and its reflection of God's creative work. These are the words of a man who sees business as a vocation and seeks to walk the path of truth....


Deductive Irrationality: A Commonsense Critique of Economic Rationalism

by David Kehl, Stephen McCarthy, Richard W. Staveley & Paul McMahon et al. Lexington Books (April 29, 2008)

Deductive Irrationality examines and critiques economic rationalism by assessing the work of influential political philosophers and economic theorists such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Adam Smith, Friedrich...


Unpacking Globalization: Markets, Gender, and Work

by Linda E. Lucas Lexington Books (August 02, 2007)

Unpacking Globalization offers interdisciplinary analysis of the well-being of women and men as they cope with the changes of globalization. Through theory, case studies, and data, several themes emerge indicating...


Social Media and Integrated Marketing Communication: A Rhetorical Approach

by Jeanne M. Persuit Lexington Books (July 17, 2013)

Social Media and Integrated Marketing Communication: A Rhetorical Approach looks at social media in the theory and practice of integrated marketing communication, with a theoretical grounding in rhetoric. Understanding...


Women, Men, and Human Capital Development in the Public Sector: Return on Investments

by Bonnie G. Mani Lexington Books (December 03, 2009)

This study analyzes factors, both legal and illegal, that lead to inequities in the pay and status of men and women. Due to American culture, the wage gap may never close, but investments in human capital development...


China and East Asia's Post-Crises Community: A Region in Flux

by Wei Liang & Faizullah Khilji Lexington Books (October 04, 2012)

China and East Asia’s Post-Crises Community: A Region in Flux, by Wei Liang and Faizullah Khilji, explores how an East Asian community is taking shape as a result of China’s emergence as a global economic...


Getting a Cut: A Contextual Understanding of Commission Systems

by Richard Seltzer & Holona LeAnne Ochs Lexington Books (September 20, 2010)

Getting a Cut provides a perspective on nonstandard compensation that demonstrates the process by which commissions impact the experiences of workers. Understanding this under-researched perspective reveals...


The Development of Economic Thought

by Joseph R. Cammarosano Lexington Books (May 02, 2018)

This book provides an overview or an introduction to the development of economic thought from the time of the early Greek and Roman writers to the mid-20th century. It provides a basic, no frills account of...


Law, Economics, and Game Theory

by John Cirace Lexington Books (April 16, 2018)

This book considers three relationships: law and economics; economics and game theory; and game theory and law. Economists teach lawyers that economic principles cut across and integrate seemingly different...


Efficient Macro Concept

by William Mannen Lexington Books (March 06, 2018)

The United States has had a tumultuous history when it comes to money and banking. The bitter Bank War of the 1830s meant that the country never developed a central bank in the 1800s. The pre-Civil War monetary...


Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans

by Havidan Rodriguez, Marie T. Mora, Alberto Dávila & Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz Lexington Books (November 15, 2017)

At the landmark centennial anniversary of the 1917 Jones-Shafroth Act, which granted Puerto Ricans U.S. citizenship, the island confronts an unfolding humanitarian crisis initially triggered by an acute economic...


Money, Interest, and the Structure of Production

by Mateusz Machaj Lexington Books (October 05, 2017)

Is macroeconomic equilibrium possible under capitalism? How do economic bubbles develop? How does a monetary system influence the market mechanism? Is the return on capital a beneficial feature of the economic...


Puerto Rico

by Luis Gautier Lexington Books (December 12, 2017)

Puerto Rico is experiencing its deepest economic crisis since the first half of the twentieth century. The unique political and economic relationship between the US and Puerto Rico arguably plays a fundamental...


Africana Social Stratification

by James L. Conyers Jr., Marcia Walker-McWilliams, Rita Kiki Edozie & Anthony D. Greene et al. Lexington Books (November 30, 2017)

This study seeks to critically examine the field and function of social stratification, with emphasis on Africana phenomena. Phrased another way, this edited volume attempts to study and focus on who gets what...


Feminists, Feminisms, and Advertising

by Peggy J. Kreshel, Kim Golombisky, Karen L. Mallia & Juliet Dee et al. Lexington Books (October 16, 2017)

Feminists, Feminisms, and Advertising provides feminist analyses of the historical relationships between the advertising industry and the women’s movement in the United States. Contributors consider the ways...


Political and Investment Risk in the International Oil and Gas Industry

by Steven A. Mucci Lexington Books (October 11, 2017)

This book examines the financial, legal and institutional strategies available to the international oil and gas industry to manage political and investment risk. The financial techniques for mitigating and allocating...


The Economics and Politics of High-Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad

by Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

The Economics and Politics of High Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad, by Daniel Albalate and Germà Bel, introduces the main questions policy makers and scholars should examine when considering and...


The Downsizing of Economics Professors

by Steven Payson Lexington Books (October 24, 2017)

The number of economics professors now teaching at universities will decline substantially over the next couple of decades. This will happen for one main reason—the advent of distance learning, especially...


Hidden Interests in Credit and Finance

by James B. Greenberg & Thomas K. Park Lexington Books (September 20, 2017)

In this book, James B. Greenberg and Thomas K. Park take an anthropological approach to the economic history of the past one thousand years and define credit as a potentially transformative force involving inequalties,...


Restoring America's Fiscal Constitution

by John D. Merrifield & Barry W. Poulson Lexington Books (September 28, 2017)

Restoring America’s Fiscal Constitution estimates the potential impact of new fiscal rules on the U.S. economy over the next two decades. The new rules would require a cyclically balanced budget and an expenditure...


How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us

by Steven Payson Lexington Books (August 15, 2017)

This book provides an eye-opening exposé on economics professors that will surely shock anyone who is not familiar with the topic, and even some of those who are familiar with it. It is critical of the behavior...


The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

by Mohamed El-Kamel Bakari Lexington Books (August 15, 2017)

The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization: A Quest for a Paradigm of Development offers an exhaustive overview of the different political, social, economic, and cultural circumstances that paved...