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What is so new about the emerging new world order?

July 13, 2017

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Vladimir Popov and Piotr Dutkiewicz examine changes in world economies.

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Globalisation(s) and Development

March 22, 2017

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Kenneth A. Reinert examines the many facets and consequences of globalisation.
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Edward Elgar Publishing renews EIFL partnership agreement – increasing access to knowledge in developing and transition economies

November 4, 2016

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97782927_world-dataEmily Mew, Commissioning Editor for International Development books at Edward Elgar Publishing

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Embracing Capitalism: the real success of Sweden’s universal welfare state – by Andreas Bergh

September 9, 2014

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How does a country successfully combine increasing prosperity with low levels of inequality? Andreas Bergh, Associate Professor of Economics at Lund University, argues that the history of Sweden demonstrates the important role capitalism can play in creating a more equal society.

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An Appreciative View of Religion and Development – by Matthew Clarke

February 19, 2013

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Photo: Val Entertainment, Creative Commons 2.0

With over 80 per cent of the world’s population professing religious belief, holding such belief must be considered a common human characteristic. Moreover, religious belief is relevant to both social and private realms. Religious belief systems provide a meaning for existence through which adherents interpret their own circumstances and make decisions on how to act and interact in wider society. The values and attitudes associated with religious beliefs within countries therefore affect both public policy settings as well as social behaviours (with both positive and harmful consequences possible).

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