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Hudson, Michael 1939-

Works: 59 works in 330 publications in 5 languages and 7,899 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works about Michael Hudson
Most widely held works by Michael Hudson
Super imperialism : the origin and fundamentals of U.S. world dominance by Michael Hudson( )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Hudson's study of US financial diplomacy explores the faults built into the core of the World Bank and the IMF at their inception which - he argues - were intended to preserve the US's financial hegemony
Global fracture : the new international economic order by Michael Hudson( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new and updated edition of Michael Hudson's classic political economy text explores how and why the US came to achieve world economic hegemony. Originally published as the sequel to Hudson's bestselling Super Imperialism, Global Fracture explores American economic strategy during a key period in world history. In 1973, many of the world's most indebted countries sought to free themselves of trade dependency and the debt trap by creating a New International Economic Order (NIEO). This aimed to improve the terms of trade for raw materials and build up agicultural and industrial self-sufficiency. Global Fracture shows how the US undermined this progressive initiative and instead pushed for financial dominance over the rest of the world. Today, the NIEO is a forgotten interlude, its optimism replaced by the financial austerity imposed by the IMF and the World Bank
Gulf politics and economics in a changing world by Michael Hudson( )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wave of uprisings that has engulfed the Arab world since 2011 has impacted the Gulf significantly however much the region appears to have remained unscathed. The case of Bahrain, in which the regime cracked down on protestors with the help of Saudi forces, is a notable exception to the facade of stability. Due to this violent and thorny situation as well as increasing Gulf tensions with Iran, political chaos in Yemen, and rumblings among unemployed youth throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, the impression of Gulf solidity has waned. Ties with the United States appear to be weakening; regional politics are varied and changing, particularly with the rise of India and China; Gulf governance is often oppressive; and GCC economies are even more tied to rentier practices of distribution to keep populations satisfied and in check. Gulf Politics and Economics in a Changing World addresses these aspects of political and economic life in the GCC, Iran, and Iraq in order to assess the present situation. It also offers analysis and predictions as to what the future of this important area of the greater Middle East may hold. The volume, which features contributions from some of the best scholars in the field of Gulf studies in the United States, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, provides an in-depth and critical look at the region
The Arab uprisings : catalysts, dynamics, and trajectories by Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait( )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The uprisings of 2011 have radically altered the political, economic, and social landscapes of the Middle East and North Africa. A clearer view of the recent past now provides greater perspectives on the causes and the consequences of these events. This collection of essays challenges the common tendency of applying the dominant frame of "Arab Spring" to explain contemporary politics of the Middle East. Numerous debates about the utility of the "Arab Spring" metaphor already exist, contesting such issues as its foreign origins or its temporal and optimistic implications. It further has the negative and significant side effect of implying a singularity to these events in a manner that often defies the varied conditions on the ground. This is why the term "Arab Uprisings" is used here as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. This text is organized around three themes: origins, experiences, and trajectories. The first section addresses catalyzing factors that help explain the emergence of the uprisings from various political, economic, and socio-cultural perspectives. The second section examines the functions and responses of diverse people, institutions, and ideologies during the initial years of the uprisings. It includes an in-depth case study on women's changing political situation in the catalyzing country of Tunisia, as well as discussions about the roles of political Islam, new mass media, and social networks in these rapidly changing contexts. The third section discusses cross-national implications and the multitude of repercussion the uprisings are having on the global system. Using an interdisciplinary approach with contrasting theoretical and methodological orientations, the global experts who contributed the chapters explore various theoretical approaches, juxtaposing them with comparative surveys and in-depth case studies. They show that after the initial euphoria (or dread) that surrounded the uprisings, a transitional and transformative period in the Middle East has come that requires thorough observation and analysis."--Publisher's description
A philosophy for a fair society by Michael Hudson( )

12 editions published in 1994 in English and French and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the eclipse of the New Right, politicians now admit that society is in crisis. Something must be done, but, explain the authors, governments will fail again unless they shake off the economic orthodoxy that is now one of the problems rather than the means to a solution. This book investigates the roots of the problem, both historically and theoretically. Dr Michael Hudson draws on archaeology and history, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia through Rome to Byzantium, to show how a destructive virus crept into the body politic. This led to a breakdown in man's relation to the environment and
Super imperialism; the economic strategy of American empire by Michael Hudson( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The myth of aid; the hidden agenda of the development reports by Denis Goulet( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trade, development and foreign debt : a history of theories of polarisation and convergence in the international economy by Michael Hudson( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four horsemen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rather than level blame for the global financial crisis of 2008 and the growing disparity in wealth on individual leaders, organizations, or incidents, Four horsemen raises questions into the validity of the modern economic system as a whole and presents solutions to the problem
Economics and technology in 19th century American thought by Michael Hudson( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debt and economic renewal in the ancient Near East by International Scholars Conference on Ancient Near Eastern Economies( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killing the host : how financial parasites and debt destroy the global economy by Michael Hudson( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The financial sector has succeeded in depicting itself as part of the productive economy, yet for centuries banking was recognized as being parasitic. The essence of parasitism is not only to drain the host's nourishment, but also to dull the host's brain so that it does not recognize that the parasite is there. This is the illusion that much of Europe and the United States suffer under today. The aim of this book is to pierce this illusion and replace junk economics with economics based on reality. In Killing the Host, Michael Hudson argues that financial crises will continue unless we radically transform our economic and political structures, and reclaim the best ideas of classical economics. Ominous, yet clear-eyed and prophetic, Hudson provides viable solutions to our economic problems, at a time when politicians have shown themselves unable to understand our economy much less fix it"--
Privatization in the ancient near East and classical world : a colloquium held at New York University, November 17-18, 1994 by International Scholars Conference on Ancient Near Eastern Economics( Book )

13 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating economic order : record-keeping, standardization, and the development of accounting in the ancient Near East : a colloquium held at the British Museum, November 2000 by International Scholars Conference on Ancient Near Eastern Economies( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fourth volume in a series sponsored by the International Scholars Conference of Ancient Near Eastern Economies (ISCANEE) and the Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET) addresses the extent to which accounting practices actively shaped economic life. This volume traces the aims and functions of accounting practices from early Uruk (c. 3300 B.C.) down through the Neo-Babylonian period, as well as Egyptian practice. Described are the accounting techniques that diffused from Sumer eastward to the Iranian plateau and, to the northwest, up the Euphrates through Syria and across the Mediterranean to Crete and Mycenaean Greece."--Jacket
Canada in the new monetary order : borrow? Devalue? Restructure! by Michael Hudson( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A financial payments-flow analysis of U.S. international transactions, 1960-1968 by Michael Hudson( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J is for junk economics : a guide to reality in an age of deception by Michael Hudson( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"J IS FOR JUNK ECONOMICS is an A-to-Z guide that explains how the world economy really works - and who the winners and losers are. The book includes more than 400 concise and acerbic entries, several essays, and a full topic index. Expanding on KILLING THE HOST: HOW FINANCIAL PARASITES AND DEBT DESTROY THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, Prof. Hudson's new book covers contemporary terms that are misleading or poorly understood as well as many important concepts that have been abandoned - many on purpose - from the long history of political economy. Two key concepts are RENT THEORY and DEBT, which explain how Unearned Income and the Financial Sector impoverish governments and populations the world over as power and riches flow upward into the hands of the few. Several additional essays provide background for key points and explore today's uncertain political and economic environment. To understand what's really going on, it's not necessary to re-invent the wheel; the major issues that guide healthy economies were known to the Ancients and were expanded upon by the classical economists of the 18th and 19th centuries, including Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, E. Peshine Smith, Simon Patten, Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen, and others of many political stripes whose aim was to leave the brutal legacy of feudalism behind. Their ideas and principles are brought back into the spotlight here. It is hoped that this book will deconstruct today's "value-free," watered-down and deceptive economics that favor the wealthy, allowing the next generation to create a successful economy with proper checks and balances that will benefit everyone. This is a book you will want to refer to again and again"
The bubble and beyond : fictitious capital, debt deflation and the global crisis by Michael Hudson( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"THE BUBBLE AND BEYOND describes how the expansive forces of industrial capitalism have been subverted by today's predatory finance capitalism. How did it all happen and how will it affect us? The answer is a laundry list of issues: What is inflated debt? Debt deflation? Globalization? Privatization of public assets? The mortgage crisis? Bailouts? Fraud? Casino Capitalism? Junk economics and voodoo mathematics? Monopoly power? Austerity? Unemployment? What is the rentier class? Balance of payments? De-Dollarization? Political ideologies? Partisanship? Two separate economies? Is government regulation always wrong? What is the best tax policy? Why the 1% versus the 99%? Economics has become very confusing and difficult to understand (and out of reach for most of us) because about 20 different geo-political issues impact economic health and growth worldwide, and few are studied in the classroom or given space in the press. There is a way out of the labyrinth, however, as Professor Hudson demonstrates across 20 readable chapters."
The art of effective negotiation by Leo Hawkins( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Super imperialism : the origin and fundamentals of U.S. world dominance
Global fracture : the new international economic orderA philosophy for a fair societyDebt and economic renewal in the ancient Near EastUrbanization and land ownership in the ancient Near East : a colloquium held at New York University, November 1996, and the Oriental Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 1997Creating economic order : record-keeping, standardization, and the development of accounting in the ancient Near East : a colloquium held at the British Museum, November 2000The bubble and beyond : fictitious capital, debt deflation and the global crisis
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Hudson, Michael 1938-

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