People's Banks

A Record of Social and Economic Success (Classic Reprint)

Author: Henry W. Wolff

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781332806522

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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Excerpt from People's Banks: A Record of Social and Economic Success Mr Wolff has simply, and, it must be said, in a masterly manner, put down on paper the results of his own experience of the various organisations so successful on the Continent. - Sussex Agricultural Express. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

People's Banks

A Record of Social and Economic Success

Author: Henry William Wolff

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9781103302581

Category: History

Page: 280

View: 8306

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Politische Ökonomie der Finanzialisierung

Author: Marcel Heires,Andreas Nölke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658037784

Category: Political Science

Page: 259

View: 6032

Mit der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise seit 2007 hat eine breite gesellschaftliche und akademische Debatte über die Rolle der Finanzmärkte und des Finanzsektors im gegenwärtigen Kapitalismus eingesetzt. Die unter dem Stichwort Finanzialisierung in diesem Band versammelten Beiträge setzen sich aus einer Vielzahl von Perspektiven mit den Ursprüngen und Folgen der Ausbreitung einer Finanzmarktlogik in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft auseinander. Ausgehend von Veränderungen im Finanzsektor selbst werden dabei auch neuere Entwicklungen wie die Finanzialisierung von Umwelt und Naturresourcen in den Blick genommen.

Finance in an Age of Austerity

The Power of Customer-Owned Banks

Author: Johnston Birchall

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1781951845

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 697

This is a book in search of an alternative to the discredited investor-owned banks that have brought the rich countries into crisis and the world economy into a long period of austerity. It finds customer-owned banks Ð credit unions, co-operative banks, building societies Ð have hardly been affected by the crisis and continue to operate according to their organisational DNA: low-risk, close to the customer, underpinned by real savings, and still lending to SMEs to protect jobs and local economies. They are big business Ð in some countries with over 40% of the market Ð but networked in smaller, democratic societies whose origins go back to 1850s Germany. The book explores their history and current situation, measures the impact of the banking crisis, makes a systematic study of their advantages, compares them to alternatives (savings banks and micro-finance institutions), and investigates their supervision and governance structures. It provides hard evidence for the superiority of customer-owned banks. Finance in an Age of Austerity will appeal to public policy analysts and political commentators, academics and students interested in current issues concerning banking regulation, supervision and governance. Social commentators and campaigners concerned with providing an ethical alternative to Ôcasino capitalismÕ and social economists wanting to develop a critique of the investor-owned banking system will also find this book invaluable. It will be essential reading for banking specialists interested in broadening their understanding of a hidden sector that, since the crisis, has become much more significant.

New Frontiers of Philanthropy

A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors That Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Author: Lester M. Salamon

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199357544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 726

View: 8817

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, new models for financing social and environmental objectives are urgently needed. Fortunately, a revolution is underway in the instruments and institutions available to meet this need. Loans, loan guarantees, private equity, barter arrangements, social stock exchanges, bonds, social secondary markets, and investment funds are just some of the actors and tools occupying the new frontiers of philanthropy and social investment. Together they hold the promise of leveraging for social and environmental purposes not just the billions of dollars of charitable grants but the hundreds of billions, indeed trillions, of dollars of private investment capital. While the changes under way are inspiring, they remain largely uncharted. This concise introduction to the topic, and its companion volume, provide the first comprehensive and accessible roadmap to these important advances. In the process, these works will better equip investors, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders, business executives, government officials, and students the world over to capture the opportunities that these developments hold out to them and to our world.

The Political Economy of Microfinance

Financializing Poverty

Author: Philip Mader

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137364211

Category: Political Science

Page: 284

View: 1517

According to the author, rather than alleviating poverty, microfinance financialises poverty. By indebting poor people in the Global South, it drives financial expansion and opens new lands of opportunity for the crisis-ridden global capital markets. This book raises fundamental concerns about this widely-celebrated tool for social development.

1600 Business Books

A List by Authors, by Titles and by Subjects

Author: Newark Public Library

Publisher: N.A


Category: Business

Page: 232

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Classed List

Author: Princeton University. Library

Publisher: N.A


Category: Classified catalogs

Page: N.A

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The National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints

a cumulative author list representing Library of Congress printed cards and titles reported by other American libraries

Author: Library of Congress,American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries. National Union Catalog Subcommittee

Publisher: N.A


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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American book publishing record cumulative, 1876-1949

an American national bibliography

Author: R.R. Bowker Company. Dept. of Bibliography,R.R. Bowker Company. Product Development Dept,R.R. Bowker Company. Publications Systems Dept

Publisher: N.A


Category: United States

Page: N.A

View: 9033

Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 6410

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)