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Necessary Evil How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

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ISBN-10: 0190691123

ISBN-13: 9780190691127

Edition: 2018

Authors: David Kinley

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Finance governs almost every aspect of modern life. Every day, we use the financial system to mortgage our homes, to insure our health, to invest in our futures through education and pension funds, to feed and clothe ourselves, to be paid for our labor, and to help others in need. As the fuel of capitalism, finance has been a major force for human progress for centuries. Yet it has periodically generated disasters too, from the Great Depression to the recent sub-prime mortgage crisis. In writing Necessary Evil, eminent human rights law scholar David Kinley spent ten years immersed in researching finance's many facets-from how it is raised and what it is spent on, to when it is gambled and…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.46" wide x 9.53" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

David Kinley holds the Chair in Human Rights Law at the University of Sydney. An internationally renowned expert in the field, he has advised governments and corporations on human rights issues and has worked with the UN, the World Bank, AusAID and various NGOs.