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Archive for December, 2008

LSE Public Events – January 2009

By Kieron L Jones, on 23 December 2008

Wednesday 14 January, 1.05-2pm
U8, Tower 1 
Thinking like a Social Scientist: a lecture by Prof. Janet Hartley
In this lunchtime series of lectures, a selection of LSE’s academics from across the spectrum of the social sciences explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day.
Janet Hartley is professor of international history and pro-director for teaching and learning at LSE.
The event is free and open to all with no ticket required, entry is on a first come first served basis.
Information: events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043

Friday 16 January, 4.30-6pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
Declining Hegemon?   The United States and the World of Crisis
Speaker: Prof. Michael Cox, Prof. Danny Quah
Chair: Prof. Arne Westad
How will the world economic crisis impact on the United States?  Are we now witnessing the end of the American era?
Michael Cox is professor of international relations and co-director of IDEAS at LSE.
Danny Quah is head of department and professor of economics at LSE.
The event is free and open to all with no ticket required, entry is on a first come first served basis.
Information: events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7849 4918

Recent acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 11 December 2008

Recapturing Democracy book cover
Conflict of interest and public life : cross-national perspectives / editors, Christine Trost
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
PUBLIC POLICY K 3174 TRO

Kapoor, Ilan
The postcolonial politics of development
London : Routledge, 2008.
PUBLIC POLICY HC 60 KAP

Purcell, Mark Hamilton
Recapturing democracy : neoliberalization and the struggle for alternative urban futures
New York : London : Routledge, 2008.
PUBLIC POLICY HT 321 PUR

Social justice and public policy : seeking fairness in diverse societies / edited by Gary Craig
Bristol : Policy Press, c2008.
PUBLIC POLICY H 97 CRA

Budzinski, Oliver
The governance of global competition : competence allocation in international competition policy
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, c2008.
ECONOMICS H 10 BUD

China, Asia, and the new world economy / edited by Barry Eichengreen, Charles Wyplosz, and Yung Chul
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
ECONOMICS L 89 EIC

Hodgkinson, Brian
A new model of the economy
London : Shepheard-Walwyn, 2008.
ECONOMICS D 15 HOD

Laszlo, Christopher
Sustainable value : how the world’s leading companies are doing well by doing good
Sheffield : Greenleaf, 2008.
ECONOMICS N 35 LAS