Uk Economy The Crisis In Perspective

Author: Gabriele Giudice
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136312102
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First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Uk Economy

Author: Gabriele Giudice
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 9279197061
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"The UK economy is one of the most widely studied and monitored in the world. This book seeks to offer detailed analysis of and information on this major subject. Comprising an edited collection of papers presented to a European Commission seminar held in June 2010 to discuss prospects for the UK economy, the book includes chapters by some of the most prominent and respected commentators on the UK economy, including Christopher Pissarides, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for economics, Martin Weale, recently appointed to the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee and Robert Chote, new chairman of the UK's Office for Budget Responsibility. The book examines the UK economy in historical perspective, analyzing the drivers of the decade of uninterrupted growth and the crash which followed it, then looks forwards to the UK's economic prospects and the policies required to optimize them. The chapters cover: fiscal policy and its impact on growth and wealth distribution; monetary policy and the Bank of England's unprecedented stimulus programme; a detailed decomposition of the sources of UK growth between 1973 and 2009; the structural excess of consumption that fuelled the UK's long boom; and the UK's labour market performance. The highly distinguished group of authors, coverage and analysis of issues central to recent UK economic history, along with the European Commission's assessment of UK economic prospects make this essential reading for economists, business and financial people, academics and students, as well for all those interested in the historical background of, and prospects for, the UK economy. Information in the chapters will be supplemented by a number of charts and tables offering information in graphic form"--Provided by publisher.

Sociology In Perspective

Author: Mark Kirby
Editor: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435331603
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This text, specifically for AQA specifications, is designed to be easy and encouraging for students to use. The book contains updated material and activities together with a new chapter on study skills. It also indicates clearly where activities meet the new evidence requirements for key skills.

Legal Challenges In The Global Financial Crisis

Author: Wolf-Georg Ringe
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1782252568
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The global financial and economic crisis which started in 2008 has had devastating effects around the globe. It has caused a rethinking in different areas of law, and posed new challenges to regulators and private actors alike. One of the emerging issues is the apparent eclipse of boundaries between different legal disciplines: financial and corporate lawyers have to learn how public law instruments can complement their traditional governance tools; conversely, public lawyers have had to come to understand the specificities of the financial markets they intend to regulate.While commentary on financial regulation and the global financial crisis abounds, it tends to remain within disciplinary boundaries. This volume not only brings together scholarship from different areas of law (constitutional and administrative law, EU law, financial law and regulation), but also from a variety of backgrounds (academia, practice, policy-making) and a number of different jurisdictions.The volume illustrates how interdisciplinary scholarship belongs at the centre of any discussion of the economic crisis, and indeed regulation theory more generally. This is a timely exploration of cutting-edge issues of financial regulation.

The Financial Crisis In Constitutional Perspective

Author: Poul F Kjaer
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847318223
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This volume presents the first thorough sociologically-informed legal analysis of the financial crisis which unfolded in 2008. It combines a multitude of theoretically informed analyses of the causes, dynamics and reactions to the crisis and contextualises these within the general structural transformations characterising contemporary society. It furthermore explores the constitutional implications of the crisis and suggests concrete changes to the constitutional set-up of contemporary society. Although the question of individual responsibility is of crucial importance, the central idea animating the volume is that the crisis cannot be reduced to a mere failure of risk perception and management for which individual and collective actors within and outside of financial organisations are responsible. The 2008 crisis should rather be understood as a symptom of far deeper structural transformations. For example contemporary society is characterised by massive accelerations in the speed with which societal processes are reproduced as well as radical expansions in the level of globalisation. These transformations have, however, been asymmetrical in nature insofar as the economic system has outpaced its legal and political counterparts. The future capability of legal and political systems to influence economic reproduction processes is therefore conditioned by equally radical transformations of their respective operational forms and self-understanding. Potentially the 2008 crisis, therefore, has far-reaching constitutional implications.

Hl 115 The Eu And Russia Before And Beyond The Crisis In Ukraine

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. European Union Committee
Editor: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 0108557634
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The continuing crisis in Ukraine means that the EU's relationship with Russia has reached a critical juncture, and that the EU and its Member States need fundamentally to reassess it. In this report, the Committee considers the factors that have contributed to the decline in the EU-Russia relationship, attempt to draw lessons for the future, and consider how the EU and its Member States should respond to a changed geopolitical landscape. The Committee also asks how the EU and Member States should engage with Russia in the future, based on a sober assessment of the Russia that exists today. The majority of the evidence was received between July and December 2014, and the Committee wrote this report in January and February 2015. The Committee's purpose has not been to analyse events in Ukraine as they unfold but rather to consider the causes of the conflict and the implications that go beyond the immediate crisis.

The British Economy In Transition

Author: Royce Logan Turner
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415111157
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The British Economy in Transition: From the Old to the New? examines attempts at economic regeneration in areas that have experienced the decline in 'traditional' industry of recent years. The contributors also look at the impact of techno and managerial modernization strategies in industries that have survived, but have had to adapt rapidly to do so. Coverage includes: * Coal * Steel closure and economic regeneration * Defence conversion * Modernizing textiles * Modernizing motor vehicles * Trading ports in Merseyside * From manufacturing to sevice industries in the Midlands * the Engineering industry - prospects in the South East * Deindustrialization and regeneration in the North East Each industry is discussed by an expert in this area. The book will be a valuable guide to all those interested in change in British industry and business.

Foreign Policy In Comparative Perspective

Author: Ryan K. Beasley
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1452289093
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Widely regarded as the most comprehensive comparative foreign policy text, Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective has been completely updated in this much-anticipated second edition. Exploring the foreign policies of thirteen nations—both major and emerging players, and representing all regions of the world—chapter authors link the study of international relations to domestic politics, while treating each nation according to individual histories and contemporary dilemmas. The book's accessible theoretical framework is designed to enable comparative analysis, helping students discern patterns to understand why a state acts as it does in foreign affairs.

Work And The Mental Health Crisis In Britain

Author: Carl Walker
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119974240
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Based on recent data gathered from employees and managers, Work and the Mental Health Crisis in Britain challenges the cultural maxim that work benefits people with mental health difficulties, and illustrates how particular cultures and perceptions can contribute to a crisis of mental well-being at work. Based on totally new data gathered from employees and managers in the UK Presents a challenge to much of the conventional wisdom surrounding work and mental health Questions the fundamental and largely accepted cultural maxim that work is unquestionably good for people with mental health difficulties Illustrates how particular cultures of work or perceptions of the experience of work contribute to a crisis of mental well-being at work Fills a need for an up-to-date, detailed work that explores the ways that mental health and work experiences are constructed, negotiated, constrained and at times, marginalised Written in a style that is detailed and informative for academics and professionals who work in the mental health sphere, but also accessible to interested lay readers

Personal Property Security Law Reform In The Uk

Author: John de Lacy
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135332738
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This book features the work of international experts on personal property security law. It focuses on the reform of UK company charge law and, in particular, addresses the question as to whether this country should follow the lead of other jurisdictions that have adopted US Article 9 type personal property security schemes.