Business/Economics

The Age of Experiences

Harnessing Happiness to Build a New Economy

Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt

How the booming experience and transformation economies can generate happiness—and jobs

308 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 4 figures

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Believing in Cleveland

Managing Decline in “The Best Location in the Nation”

J. Mark Souther

Explores how civic and business leaders used image-making in an effort to reimagine and revive Cleveland in the decades after World War II​

284 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figures, 12 halftones, 2 maps

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Bill Giles and Baseball

John B. Lord

The extraordinary story of the man who helped bring a World Series championship back to Philadelphia

328 pages | 6 x 9

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Blue Skies

A History of Cable Television

Patrick R. Parsons

The first comprehensive history of cable television in the United States

816 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables

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The Bottom Line

Observations and Arguments on the Sports Business

Andrew Zimbalist

Feisty essays from one of the nation's top sports economists

312 pages | 6 x 9

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The Business of Practicing Law

The Work Lives of Solo and Small-Firm Attorneys

Carroll Seron

A compelling portrait of the dilemmas and work lives of solo and small-firm attorneys

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables 1 figure

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Charles E. Hires and the Drink that Wowed a Nation

The Life and Times of a Philadelphia Entrepreneur

Bill Double

An effervescent biography of Charles Elmer Hires, the Philadelphia pharmacist who introduced root beer to the American public

264 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 11 color photos, 1 table, 1 figure, 17 halftones

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Cheaper by the Hour

Temporary Lawyers and the Deprofessionalization of the Law

Robert A. Brooks

How attorneys' work is deprofessionalized, downgraded, and controlled through part-time and temporary assignments

234 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table

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Circling the Bases

Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry

Andrew Zimbalist

A look at the future of the business of sports in America

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 14 tables

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The Company We Keep

Occupational Community in the High-Tech Network Society

Daniel Marschall

How computer technologists developed an occupational identity that persists in cyberspace long after the dot-com bubble has burst

204 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 figs.

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Creating a New World Economy

Forces of Change and Plans for Action

Edited by Gerald Epstein, Julie Graham, and Jessica Nembhardt

Twenty-five economists set out the challenges posed by a global economy

496 pages | 6 x 9 | 33 tables, 35 figs.

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Ethical Borders

NAFTA, Globalization, and Mexican Migration

Bill Ong Hing

A fresh, responsible approach to addressing undocumented Mexican migration through substantial investment in Mexico's infrastructure and economy

248 pages | 6 x 9

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Financialization of Daily Life

Randy Martin

How investment banking and playing the market moved from Wall Street to Main Street

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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The Forgotten Network

DuMont and the Birth of American Television

David Weinstein

A history of one of the original television networks through its programs and personalities

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 39 halftones

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Globalizing the Caribbean

Political Economy, Social Change, and the Transnational Capitalist Class

Jeb Sprague

How global capitalism finds new ways to mutate and grow in the Caribbean

346 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables, 36 figures, 3 maps

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