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World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020

By United Nations
  • ISBN Code: : 9210046161
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Pages : 236
  • Category : Business & Economics
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This is the United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2020 and 2021. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five United Nations regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with contributions from the UN World Tourism Organization and other intergovernmental agencies.

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  • Pdf File: youth-prospects-in-the-digital-society.pdf

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In an age when the next generation have worse prospects than those of their parents, this book appraises the challenges young people face resulting from the instability of their lives. Based on youth experience of education, employment and political participation in England and Germany, the book examines the impact of digitalisation in the context of rising inequality, accelerating technological transformation, fragile European institutions, growing nationalism and mental and economic stress arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The insights gained point to young peoples’ agency as central to acquiring the skills and resources needed to shape their future in the digital society.

Shit Is Fucked Up And Bullshit

By Malcolm Harris
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  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Book Code : 1612198376
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 740
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From the writer hailed for giving voice to a generation in Kids These Days comes a bold rejection of a society in which inequality, police violence, and exploitation have come to define our lives In these new and selected pieces, Malcolm Harris, one of our sharpest and most versatile critics, examines everything from the lowering of wages to the rise of fascism—and the maddening cultural landscape in between. Along the way, he explores protest strategies past and present; questions the wrong (and often racist) lessons we’ve learned from American history; and, most comfortingly, assures us that Marx saw the necessity of a crisis moment just like the one we're in. Rarely does a writer come along who can turn our world so thoroughly upside down that we can finally understand it for what it really is, but Harris's wry and biting essays do just that, and help us laugh at what we see. Our economic situation, political discourse, and future prospects have gotten much worse since a guy brought a sign that said "Shit is Fucked Up and Bullshit" to the Occupy Wall Street protests. We all knew what he meant then . . . but where are we now? And how has so much happened since the so-called end of history? The over thirty pieces collected here offer compelling answers to these questions and more.

Styling Shanghai

By Christopher Breward,Juliette MacDonald
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1350051160
  • Total of Pages : 344
  • Category : Design
  • Members : 787
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Styling Shanghai is the first book dedicated to exploring the city's fashion cultures, examining its growing status as one of the world's foremost fashion cities. From its origins as an international treaty port in the 19th century, Shanghai has emerged as a global leader in the production, mediation and consumption of fashion. This book reveals how the material and imaginative context of this thriving urban centre has produced vivid interpretations of fashion as object, image and idea. Bringing together contributions by a range of leading international fashion historians and theorists, and drawing on extensive original research, Styling Shanghai offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the mega-city's shifting position as a fashion capital. Rooted in collaboration between leading UK, Australian and Shanghai-based institutions, it considers the impact of local and global textile manufacturing, the representation and marketing of 'Shanghai Style', bodies and gender in the 'Paris of the East', and the challenges of globalization, commercialization and digital communication in contemporary Shanghai.

Current Affairs January 2016 eBook

By Jagran Josh
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  • Publisher : Jagran Josh.
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 428
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 685
  • Pdf File: current-affairs-january-2016-ebook.pdf

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Current Affairs January 2016 eBook brought to you by Jagranjosh.com covers all the international and national current affairs that will help the candidates while preparing for different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and others. Current Affairs January 2016 eBook • It provides the comprehensive coverage of the current affairs that happened in January 2016. • It covers the current affairs of January 2016 with ample background and provides a detailed analysis of all the national and international events. • The presentation of the current affairs is provided in very simple and easy-to-understand language. • The January 2016 eBook will be of immense help for the candidates preparing for forthcoming exams. • The eBook will be handy for the forthcoming exams like IBPS CWE PO/MT –VI (Main) Exam, IBPS CWE RRB - V, Combined Defence Services Exam (II) 2016, NDA & NA Exam (II) 2016, Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services Exam 2016, Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologists Exam 2016, Engineering Services Exam 2016, Combined Medical Services Exam 2016, Civil Services (Pre) Exam 2016, Central Armed Police Forces (AC) Exam 2016 and others. The January 2016 eBook is the result of effort of experts in competitive exams and covers the current affairs from the field of national, international, economy, corporate, sports, science & technology, environment & ecology, awards/honours, books/authors, committees/commissions, reports/surveys, and other important current affairs.

The Infinite Desire for Growth

By Daniel Cohen
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Book Code : 1400889499
  • Total of Pages : 184
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 111
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Why society’s expectation of economic growth is no longer realistic Economic growth--and the hope of better things to come—is the religion of the modern world. Yet its prospects have become bleak, with crashes following booms in an endless cycle. In the United States, eighty percent of the population has seen no increase in purchasing power over the last thirty years and the situation is not much better elsewhere. The Infinite Desire for Growth spotlights the obsession with wanting more, and the global tensions that have arisen as a result. Amid finite resources, increasing populations, environmental degradation, and political unrest, the quest for new social and individual goals has never been so critical. Leading economist Daniel Cohen provides a whirlwind tour of the history of economic growth, from the early days of civilization to modern times, underscoring what is so unsettling today. The new digital economy is establishing a "zero-cost" production model, inexpensive software is taking over basic tasks, and years of exploiting the natural world have begun to backfire with deadly consequences. Working hard no longer guarantees social inclusion or income. Drawing on economics, anthropology, and psychology, and thinkers ranging from Rousseau to Keynes and Easterlin, Cohen examines how a future less dependent on material gain might be considered and, how, in a culture of competition, individual desires might be better attuned to the greater needs of society. At a time when wanting what we haven't got has become an obsession, The Infinite Desire for Growth explores the ways we might reinvent, for the twenty-first century, the old ideal of social progress.

Introduction to International Relations

By Joseph Grieco,G. John Ikenberry,Michael Mastanduno
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1350933740
  • Total of Pages : 648
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 806
  • Pdf File: introduction-to-international-relations.pdf

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This bestselling introductory textbook provides a truly comprehensive and approachable guide to international affairs. Bringing together decades of combined experience in researching and teaching global politics from three acclaimed scholars, this book introduces you to the key concepts in international relations while equipping you with the tools to successfully analyse the rapidly changing world in which we live. Carefully and pedagogically structured, the book is driven by nuanced enduring questions to support active engagement with the subject matter. It covers everything from war and its causes to the pursuit of peace, the role of non-state actors on the world stage and transnational concerns such as climate change. Thought-provoking boxed features throughout highlight disparities between theory and practice, provide overviews of key research and make use of the influential levels-of-analysis framework. This third edition is completely updated throughout, including extensive coverage of the latest advances in international relations scholarship and supported by a wealth of contemporary case examples. The text is supported by a rich companion website with study guides, instructor resources and interactive exercises to allow you to consider complicated political decisions for yourself. Introduction to International Relations is the ultimate companion for undergraduate students of politics and international relations in need of an exciting and rigorous introduction to the subject.

The Palgrave Handbook of Global Social Work Education

By Sajid S.M.,Rajendra Baikady,Cheng Sheng-Li,Haruhiko Sakaguchi
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030399664
  • Total of Pages : 1052
  • Category : Education
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This handbook addresses the issues and challenges of the delivery of social work education in the contemporary world. It provides an authoritative overview of the key debates, switching the lens away from a Western-centric focus to engage with a much broader audience in countries that are in the process of modernization and professionalization, alongside those where social work education is more developed. Chapters tackle major challenges with respect to curriculum, teaching, practice, and training in light of globalization, providing a thorough examination of the practice of social work in diverse contexts. This handbook presents a contribution to the process of knowledge exchange which is essential to global social work education. It brings together professional knowledge and lived experience, both universal and local, and aims to be an essential reference for social work educators, researchers, and students.