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  1. General reading list 37 items
    1. Book list for extended critical book review 12 items
      You are expected to write an extended critical book review of one of the texts listed below. This review will be up to 2,000 words long and is due in Week 5.
      1. This changes everything: capitalism vs. the climate - Naomi Klein 2014

        Book  (also copies at HC79.E5K6G15)

      2. What money can't buy: the moral limits of markets - Michael J. Sandel 2013

        Book  (Other copies in the Library at HB72.S2)

      3. - or alternative edition:

      4. The spirit level: why equality is better for everyone - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kathleen Gordon Pickett 2010

        Book 

    2. Other books that you may wish to read over the course of your studies 25 items
      1. The modern corporation and private property - Adolf A. Berle, Gardiner C. Means 1932

        Book 

      2. Guns, germs and steel - Jared M. Diamond 1998

        Book  [Also a copy at GN360.D52]

      3. Injustice: why social inequality persists - Daniel Dorling 2010

        Book Essential

      4. The Great Crash, 1929 - John Kenneth Galbraith 1961

        Book  (This has been re-published since the 2008 crunch.)

      5. Debt: the first 5,000 years - David Graeber 2011

        Book 

      6. The world we're in - Will Hutton 2002

        Book 

      7. Prosperity without growth: economics for a finite planet - Tim Jackson 2009

        Book Essential Available in the Library and as an e-book

      8. The invention of enterprise: entrepreneurship from ancient Mesopotamia to modern times - David S. Landes, Joel Mokyr, William J. Baumol 2010

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

      9. Out of our minds: learning to be creative - Ken Robinson 2011

        Book  [Available in the Library and as an e-book]

      10. The Craftsman - Richard Sennett 2008

        Book 

      11. How much is enough?: money and the good life - Robert Jacob Alexander Skidelsky, Edward Skidelsky 2013

        Book 

      12. The price of inequality: [how today's divided society endangers our future] - Joseph E. Stiglitz 2012

        Book  (Also a copy at HC110.I5S85)

      13. Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth and happiness - Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein 2009

        Book  Also a copy at HB74.P8T5

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    Weekly lecture readings

  3. Week 1: Introduction, module overview, context of module and the contemporary managerial environment, and housekeeping 2 items
    1. Key readings 2 items
  4. Week 2: The nation state and the policy discourse 2 items
    1. Key readings 2 items
      1. Prosperity without growth: economics for a finite planet - Tim Jackson 2009

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

  5. Week 3: On wealth, health and wellbeing: securing health, policy and organisational responses to managing the nation’s ill health 6 items
    1. Key readings 4 items
      1. How much is enough?: money and the good life - Robert Jacob Alexander Skidelsky, Edward Skidelsky 2013

        Book 

      2. - or alternative edition:

      3. The spirit level: why equality is better for everyone - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kathleen Gordon Pickett 2010

        Book 

    2. Supplementary readings 2 items
  6. Other readings to be added shortly

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