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   1 Krishnan, P S
Social exclusion and justice in India / P S Krishnan.--
London: Routledge, 2018.
xii, 395p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781138103603.
305.56880954 KRI 145788
This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand
experiences from the ground to understand social
exclusion and movements and efforts for social justice in
India. The author delves into the roots of discrimination
in Indian society as well as explains why caste
discrimination still persists and how it can be
effectively countered.

** Social Science -- Sociology -- General , Law --
General , Dalits -- India , Caste -- India , Caste

2 Rawat, Ramnarayan S.
Dalit studies / Ramnarayan S Rawat and K Satyanarayana.--
Ranikhet: Permanant Black, 2016.
xii, 304p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9788178244860.
305.56880954 RAW 145750
The contributors to this major intervention into Indian
historiography recover the long history of Dalit
struggles against caste violence, exclusion, and
discrimination by focusing on the importance of
humiliation, dignity, and spatial exclusion to Dalit
emancipatory politics.

** Dalits -- India , Caste -- India , Caste

   3 Singh, Balmiki Prasad
The 21st century : geo-politics, democracy and peace /
Balmiki Prasad Singh.-- London: Routledge, 2017.
xvii,345p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781138098459.
320 SIN 145789
This book examines a wide range of issues that are
expected to play a dominant role in shaping the 21st
century. Delineating key concerns in geopolitics,
democracy and peace, it studies the functions and
influences of educational institutions, progressive
religious and social groups, communities, international
institutions such as the United Nations, and forums
promoting inter-faith dialogue. The author underscores
how the century may be forged by a pluralist ethos:
multiple and diverse nation-states, centers of power,
faiths, cultures, economies, and languages. He stresses
the need to nurture moral strength and enlightened
leadership for a life of compassion, peace and holistic

** Twenty-first century , World politics -- 21st century

4 Centeno, Miguel (ed)
States in the developing world / Miguel Centeno and
others.-- New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN : 9781316610978.
320.91724 CEN 145773
This volume presents a comprehensive theory of state
capacity, what it consists of, and how it may be
measured. With historical empirical illustrations it
suggests that historical origins and political decisions
help drive the capacity of states to meet their goals.

** Developing countries, Nation-building, Economic
development, Politics and government

   5 Munshi, Surendra
Democracy under threat / Surendra Munshi.-- Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2017.
xxviii, 258p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780199484805.
321.8 MUN 145751
This book considers challenges to functioning democracies
from within and outside. It highlights deficiencies of
leadership and institutions and the threats posed not
only by populism, caudillism, and dynastic rule but also
by the spread of authoritarianism and its spirit.

** Democracy , Political stability , Politics and
 330    ECONOMICS 
   6 Backhouse, Roger E
Founder of Modern Economics : Paul A. Samuelson / Roger E
Backhouse.-- New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
xxi, 736p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9780190664091.
330.092 SAM 145749
This book offers stimulating insight into a towering
figure-s influence on economics: a discipline and way of
thinking that influences business, policy making, and
everyday life.

** Samuelson, Paul A. -- (Paul Anthony), -- 1915-2009 ,
Economists -- United States -- Biography , Economics --
United States

   7 Andrews, Matt
Building state capability : evidence, analysis, action /
Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock.-- New
York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
xii, 257p. , 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN : 9780198747482.
338.90091724 AND 145772
This book addresses the weaknesses and gaps. It starts by
providing evidence of the capability shortfalls that
currently exist in many countries, showing that many
governments lack basic capacities even after decades of
reforms and capacity building efforts. The book then
analyses this evidence, identifying capability traps that
hold many governments back - particularly related to
isomorphic mimicry and premature load bearing.These
applications will help readers devise policies and
reforms that have more impact than those of the past.

** Developing countries, Economic policy, Political
science, State, The

8 Naseemullah, Adnan
Development after statism : industrial firms and the
political economy of South Asia / Adnan Naseemullah.--
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
xx,329pages , 23 cm.
(South Asia in the social sciences).
ISBN : 9781107158634.
338.954 NAS 145774
Adnan Naseemullah discusses industrial development in a
new era of drastically constricted state capacity, from
the perspective of the manufacturing firm. India-s
manufacturing economy has been growing after state
promotion has receded. How, then, does Indian
manufacturing develop in this context? Naseemullah argues
that Indian firms must create production structures
themselves, investing in networks of capital and labor
without signals from above. Depending on manufacturers-
backgrounds, these relationships are based either on
formal rules or through personal ties, creating a
patchwork of institutions that crosscut region and
sector. As a result, many firms have been able to regain
some certainty for investment, but at the cost of
national coherence and the possibility of broader

** Industries - South Asia, Industrial policy - South
Asia Economic development -South Asia, South Asia -
Economic policy

   9 Acocella, Nicola
Macroeconomic paradigms and economic policy : from the
great depression to the great recession / Nicola
Acocella, Giovanni Di Bartolomeo and Andrew H Hallett.--
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
xiv, 339 p,illustrations , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781107542099.
339.5 ACO 145775
The recent financial crisis has demonstrated the dangers
of ignoring the factors that led to previous crises, and
the effectiveness of the policies designed to deal with
them. Over time, these macroeconomic policies have
evolved, oscillating between state intervention and a
free market approach. Following a story that runs from
the pre-Great Depression era up until the Financial
Crisis of 2007-11, this book reveals an intimate
connection between new macroeconomic ideas and policies
and the events in the real economy that inspired them. It
does this in an accessible, easy-to-follow style, first
by focusing on the developments of economic theories and
policies, and then by concentrating on the design of
domestic and international institutions and economic

** Economic policy-History, Macroeconomics., Financial

 657    ACCOUNTING  
   10 Cagan, Michele
Accounting 101 : from calculating revenues and profits to
determining assets and liabilities, an essential guide to
accounting basics / Michele Cagan.-- New York: Adams
Media, 2017.
271p. , 19cm.
ISBN : 9781507202920.
657 CAG 145752
A quick and easy guide to help you learn the basics of
accounting. The ability to negotiate a deal. Confidence
to oversee staff. Complete and accurate monitoring of
expenses. In today-s business climate, these are must-
have skills. But all too often, comprehensive business
books turn the important details of best practices into
tedious reading that would put even a CEO to sleep. This
bestselling series is packed with hundreds of
entertaining tidbits and concepts that can-t be found
anywhere else. From hiring and firing to strategizing and
calculating revenues, these guides can help you learn
core business and career concepts--no MBA required! So
whether you-re a new business owner, a manager, or entry-
level employee, this series has the answers you need to
conduct business more efficiently.

** Accounting , Corporations -- Accounting

   11 Olberding, Julie Cencula (ed)
Social enterprise and special events : market-based
approaches to mission-driven gatherings / Julie Cencula
Olberding.-- New York: Routledge, 2017.
(Routledge studies in social enterprise and social
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN : 9781138942301.
658.048 OLD 145717
This book focuses on how market-based approaches can be
used to help mission-driven gatherings achieve their
purposes as efficiently, effectively, and sustainably as
possible. These approaches include market research, brand
development, cause marketing, ramification, liquidity,
cash management, and clustering. The book also
incorporates concepts important in the nonprofit and
public sectors such as collaborative governance, social
capital, political capital, community development, place
making, and diversity.

** Social entrepreneurship, Nonprofit organizations--

12 Abramson, Neil Remington
Managing cultural differences: global leadership for the
21st century / Neil Remington Abramson and Robert T.
Moran.--10th ed.-- New York: Routledge, 2018.
xxiv,637p., 25cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN : 9781138223684.
658.18 ABR 145731
This new edition of the bestselling textbook, Managing
Cultural Differences, guides students and practitioners
to an understanding of how to do business
internationally, providing practical advice on how
competitive advantage can be gained through effective
cross-cultural management. Crises in the Middle East, the
weakening of some emerging markets, and the value of
diversity and inclusion are just a few examples of
contemporary issues discussed in this text, which also
introduces a completely new chapter on global business

** International business enterprises--Management,
Management--Cross-cultural studies, Acculturation , Cross
cultural studies.

13 Bendell, Tony
Building anti-fragile organisations : risk, opportunity
and governance in a turbulent world / Tony Bendell,.--
Farnham: Gower, 2014.
xviii, 228 p., 25cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN : 9781472413888.
658.406 BEN 145715
This book explores a powerful alternative framework for
risk in design and management of human systems. Anti-
Fragile organisations, like biological systems, being
more than robust actually improve their resilience
through being stressed. In the book, Professor Bendell
explains how its application in development and
management of organisations, services and products,
allows us to identify the characteristics that will not
only mitigate against the realisation of hazards, but
enable growth in protection, strength and anti-fragility.

** Organizational change, Organizational behavior,
Management, Risk management.

14 Toivonen, Marja (ed)
Service innovation : novel ways of creating value in
actor systems / Marja Toivonen.-- New York: Springer,
xviii, 281p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9784431549215.
658.4062 TOI 145748
This book summarizes the 20-year history of service
innovation research and combines it with the future need
to adopt a systems view in the field of service research.
The book emphasizes that the most urgent issues of
Today’s economies - the development of welfare and
sustainability - cannot be solved with innovations in
individual service offerings only, and that innovations
of service systems are increasingly needed. It
illustrates the achievements of two research traditions,
one based on the general innovation theory and the other
based on the service marketing theory.

** Business enterprises -- Technological innovations ,
Service industries -- Management

15 Wulfen, Gijs van
Creating innovative products and services : the FORTH
innovation method / Gijs van Wulfen.-- London: New York,
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN : 9781409417545.
658.575 WUL 145716
Really new products and services are scarce, yet the need
for them is huge. That-s why Innovation is an important
managerial instrument - but many of us struggle with how
to approach it. This title explains the front end of
innovation with practical tools, effective checklists and
an innovation route map.

** New products, Product management, Production planning.

   16 Kishore, Vikrant (ed)
Salaam Bollywood : representations and interpretations /
Vikrant Kishore, Amit Sarwal, and Parichay Patra.--
Abingdon: Routledge, 2016.
xv, 319p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781138220133.
791.430954792 KIS 145787
This book traces the journey of popular Hindi cinema from
1913 to contemporary times when Bollywood has evolved as
a part of India°s cultural diplomacy. The essays
critically consider transformations of the Hindi film
industry, issues of gender, dance and choreography,
Bombay cinema°s negotiations with cityscape and urbanisms
and concentrate on its multifarious regional, national
and transnational implications in the 21st century.

** Motion picture industry -- India -- Mumbai -- History
Motion pictures, Hindi -- India -- Mumbai -- History ,
Motion picture industry



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