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The Cartoon Introduction to Economics 2 : Macroeconomics (The Cartoon Introduction to Economics): Klein, Grady (ILT)/ Bauman, Yoram: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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The Cartoon Introduction to Economics 2 : Macroeconomics (The Cartoon Introduction to Economics)
The Cartoon Introduction to Economics 2 : Macroeconomics (The Cartoon Introduction to Economics)
出版社 : Hill & Wang Pub
出版年月 : 2011/12
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780809033614

BookWeb価格 : AED 77.00

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内容情報
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A45400000 A02000000
Place of Publication: United States
Textual Format: Pictorial Treatment
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Review:
Kirkus Reviews 2011 December #1
Baker & Taylor Forecast - December 2011
Booklist Reviews 2012 February #2
PW Reviews 2011 October #1
School-Never-Out-Of-Stock Program 2007 (And Ongoing)

Whereas "Volume Oneindividual, "Volume Two: Macroeconomics" explains the factors that affect the economy of an entire country and, indeed, the planet. It explores the two big concerns of macroeconomics: how economies grow and why economies collapse. It also illustrates the basics of the labour market and unemployment, inflation and debt, what the GDP is and what it measures, and the influence of government, trade, and technology on the economy. Along the way it covers the economics of global poverty, climate change, and the business cycle. In short, if any of these topics have cropped up in a news story and caused you to wish you grasped the underlying basics, this book is for you. And while walking you through an entire introductory macroeconomics course, its cartoon characters - with cameos from Nobel Prize - winning economists such as Milton Friedman and Paul Krugman - take the sting out of the subject.1939-1945 1945 to the 21st century Costs and benefits of 20th century medical innovation Health inequalities Medical transformations Further reading Revision questions & Extension questions Defining the doctor's remit Introduction Diagnosis: legitimate and illegitimate illness Treating diagnosed disease Defining death Doing death Defining doctors as special healers Overlap with other professionals' work Specialization to the point of incoherence? Medicine's place in society Further reading Revision questions & Extension questions Defining health, defining disease Introduction Biomedical disease model Limitations of the biomedical model Defining health Lay understandings of health Dimensions of lay models of health The context of health Biomedical disease and the value of health Further reading Revision questions & Extension questions Part 2 Getting ill, being ill The social causes of disease Introduction Class, ill health and industrial revolution Social class and inequality Public policy approaches to inequality Mechanisms causing health inequalities by class Ethnicity and inequality Age and gender Tackling health inequalities Future prospects International health inequalities Further reading Revision questions & Extension questions Risk, choice and lifestyle Introduction Individuals and their behaviours Risk taking and thrill seeking Risky sex and gay men Prejudice and blame Cousin marriage and congenital problems Risk and preventative medicine New risks, new diseases - we're all patients now? Risk, lifestyle medicine - what next? Further reading Revision questions & Extension questions Experiencing illness Introduction The sick role Sickness as deviance Stigma and illness Illness as failure Biographical disruption and illness narratives Autopathography Remaking lives? Further reading Revision questions & Extension questions Ill bodies in society Introduction Bodies in society Embodied illness Dualist thinking Bodies as machines Suffering bodies Impaired bodies and disability Further reading Revision & Extension questions The process of disability Introduction Disability and the life course Chronic illness, impairment and disability The social model of disability The cultural model of disability Special or universal needs Further reading Revision & Extension questions Part 3 Getting healthcare Doctor-patient relationships Introduction Self-care Appropriate consultation Compliance, co-operation, conflict Inverse care law Evidence on medical consultations Communicating across the divide Co-operation and challenge Further reading Revision & Extension questions The healthcare organization Introduction What's so special about the NHS? Socialized medicine Insurance system Pluralist socialized system Evaluating the NHS Reforming the NHS Clinical governance Medical dominance The role of the hospital Commercial and industrial interests in the NHS The context of care Further reading Revisions & extension questions Challenges to medicine Introduction Changing medical practice Disappearing doctors, disappearing patients Doctors' difficulties Regulating medicine Reform from within Non-human threats Prospects Further reading Revision & Extension questions Conclusion Introduction Change and continuity Effective care: competing priorities The politics of communication Uncertainty Contextis Not a Pipe - Paul Ricoeur The Despotic Eye and its Shadow: Media Image in the Age of Literacy - Michel Foucault Images, Audiences, and Readings - Robert Romanyshyn Image as Thought - Kevin DeLuca Pictures and Facts Body Images - Ludwig Wittgenstein Involuntary Memory - Antonio Damasio The Philosophical Imaginary - Marcel Proust Thought and Cinema: The Time-Image - Michele Le Doeuff The Dialectical Image - Gilles Deleuze Ways of Remembering - Walter Benjamin Fabrication - John Berger Taking a Line for a Walk On Montage and the Filmic Fourth Dimension - Paul Klee Electronic Tools - Sergei Eisenstein Camera Lucida - William J. Mitchell Images Scatter into Data, Data Gather into Images - David Hockney Visual Culture - Peter Galison The Medium is the Message The Image of the City - Marshal McLuhan The Image-World - Kevin Lynch The Philosopher as Andy Warhol - Susan Sontag Symbol, Idol and Murti: Hindu God-images and the Politics of Mediation - Arthur Danto The United Colors of Diversity - Gregory Price Grieve The Unbearable Lightness Of Sight - Celia Lury Vision and Visuality - Meiling Cheng Modernising Vision The Im/Pulse to See - Jonathan Crary Lighting for Whiteness - Rosalind Krauss Cultural Relativism and the Visual Turn - Richard Dyer The Modularity of Vision - Martin Jay Image Studies - Semir Zeki The Family of Images The Domain of Images - W.J.T. Mitchell A Constructivist Manifesto - James Elkins Images, Not Signs - Barbara Stafford What is Iconoclash? Or is there a World Beyond the Image Wars? - Regis Debray
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