Behind the News: Global Financial Crisis

Author: Philip Steele
Publisher: Hachette Children's Books
Category: Money, Business Studies
Age Group: 12-17
Book Format: Hardcover

In-depth explorations of big topics in today's world.

Philip Steele is a leading writer of children's non-fiction books. He was born in Surrey, graduated from University College Durham and worked in London publishing houses. He then freelanced as a project manager, publishing consultant and author. He has written a wide range of books for Wayland, Watts, Dorling Kindersley, Kingfisher/Macmillan, Walker Books and many other publishers worldwide. History, biography, lands and peoples, the natural world, current affairs and social issues all feature prominently in his backlist. Philip has backpacked around Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. For many years he has been settled very happily amidst the mountains, beaches and green fields of North Wales. His wife (as a teacher) and his teenage daughter (as a secondary school pupil) are ideally suited to cast a critical eye over his work!

Table Of Contents
1: Crunch and bust

2: The longer view

3: What went wrong?

4: Inside story: the home loans trap - Ohio USA 2008

5: The big questions

6: Does the system work?

7: Four economic theories: who was right?

8: The big questions

9: The problems with banks

10: Inside story: the bank crash - Lehman Brothers 2008

11: The big questions

12: Is austerity the answer?

13: Inside story: benefits cuts - Essex England 2013

14: The big questions

15: Going worldwide

16: Inside story: workers laid off - China 2008

18: Poverty and justice?

19: Inside story: social breakdown - Greece 2008-14

20: The big questions

17: The big questions
About Philip Steele
The author, Philip Steele, is an experienced writer of non-fiction for young people, on topics ranging from history to current affairs.


SKU BK-9780750282536
Barcode # 9780750282536
Brand Hachette Children's Books
Artist / Author Philip Steele
Shipping Weight 0.3000kg
Shipping Width 0.176m
Shipping Height 0.005m
Shipping Length 0.251m

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