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Arguing about the world: the work and legacy of Meghnad Desai

Kaldor, Mary and Vizard, Polly, eds. (2011) Arguing about the world: the work and legacy of Meghnad Desai. Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, London, UK. ISBN 9781849665216

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Meghnad Desai is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the LSE. He is founder of LSE Global Governance. From 1990-1995 he was Director of LSE's Development Studies Institute and has been at the LSE for over 30 years. In 1991, Meghnad Desai was created Lord Desai of St Clement Danes. His latest book is Marx's Revenge: The Resurgence of Capitalism and the Death of Statist Socialism. By enabling leading scholars and other public figures to explore the subjects that inspired them and Lord Desai, the publication will offer a fascinating exploration of progress on economics, human rights and development issues. The initiative identifies the continuing contribution made by Lord Desai, and the development of the themes highlighted by his work. Topics covered include: Econometric modelling, Macro economics and monetary theory, Development, Inequality, poverty and famines, Marx and political economy, Globalisation and global governance, History of economic ideas, and Nationalism in South Asia. Contributors include: Robert Skidelsky, Charles Goodhart, David Hendry, John Harriss, Purna Sen and others.

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Additional Information: © 2011 Bloomsbury Academic Publishing
Divisions: International Development
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Conflict and Civil Society
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Departments > International Development
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Research centres and groups > Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 10:44
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2019 00:01

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