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Archive for August, 2011

Debtocracy

By Kieron L Jones, on 18 August 2011

Free access to this documentary film about the ongoing financial crisis by Katerina Kitidi and Aris Hatzistefanou. It mainly focuses on the causes of the Greek debt crisis in 2010 and possible future solutions that could be given to the problem that are not currently being considered by the Greek government. This version is in Greek with English subtitles.
Source: LIS-SOCIALSCIENCE@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy

By Kieron L Jones, on 16 August 2011

SSPP offers free access to US datasets on sustainability.  This is an open access peer reviewed journal from Proquest.  In addition to articles and news on sustainability, it now offers a free search facility to search thousands of recent United States government datasets relating to sustainability, sustainable living and public policy.  The records are taken from the main data.gov catalogue.  Topics covered include green living, fuels, pollution and the environment in general.

New acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 8 August 2011

Ethics and public policy : a philosophical inquiry / Jonathan Wolff.
London : Routledge, 2011.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1525 WOL

What’s wrong with the British constitution? / Iain McLean.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
PUBLIC POLICY KD 3934 MCL

Accountability for collective wrongdoing / edited by Tracy Isaacs, Richard Vernon.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XB 52 ISA

The labour market in winter : the state of working Britain / edited by Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsw
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
ECONOMICS V 22 GRE

No wealth but life : welfare economics and the welfare state in Britain, 1880-1945 / edited by Roger
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
ECONOMICS T 37 BAC

Transmission of financial crises and contagion : a latent factor approach / Mardi Dungey … [et al.
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
ECONOMICS R 15 DUN