Playing Monopoly with the Devil
Dollarization and Domestic Currencies in Developing Countries
By (author) Manuel Hinds
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Playing Monopoly with the Devil by Manuel Hinds
Book DescriptionIn this book, David E. Brandt examines the legal, psychological, and cultural issues relevant to understanding antisocial behavior in adolescence. Based on his own research and a broad analysis of recent work in the field, Brandt identifies the factors that are common in cases of delinquency.The discussion considers the long-term effects of social issues such as poverty as well as psychological issues such as the high levels of stress and anxiety suffered during childhood by many delinquents. He shows how a failure to meet the developmental needs of children--at both the family level and at a broader social and political level--is at the core of the problem of juvenile delinquency. Brandt concludes with an inquiry into how best to prevent delinquency. Programs that address the developmental needs of children, Brandt argues, are more effective than policing, juvenile courts, or incarceration.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300113303
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Manuel Hinds
Money, Markets, and Sovereignty, Paperback (April 2010)» View all books by Manuel Hinds
Offers the defence of economic liberalism. This book presents an intellectual history of monetary nationalism from the ancient world to the present and explore why, in its modern incarnation, it represents the single greatest threat to globalization. It describes the state of international economic relations as both unusual and precarious.
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Author Biography - Manuel Hinds
Manuel Hinds is a consultant to international institutions and governments on issues related to the financial system. He was chief adviser to the president of El Salvador on the dollarization of the country in 2000-2001.
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