The economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digitization in all sectors. In this book, prestigious experts analyze all the aspects that will influence the economic recovery: development of digital platforms, monopolistic trends and competition policy, the need to have a ..
This book raises the problem of the weakening of the public ethics of our civilization from the perspective of the human being, oriented towards two aspects: The devaluation of the right to life and its close values, as well as the invasion of the pseudo ideology of gender in unstoppable depersonali..
The man who many consider to be the greatest reporter of the century dives into the African continent, keeping clear of stereotypes. He lives in the cockroach infested houses of the very poor, falls ill with cerebral malaria, running the risk of death by the hand of a guerrilla fighter, and all the ..
The man who many considers to be the greatest reporter of the century, dives into the African continent. He lives in the houses of the very poor, falls ill with cerebral malaria, and runs the risk of death by a guerrilla fighter. All while keeping ahold of his perspective on complex reality of Afric..
Jens Soentgen presents the phenomenon of fear of wild animals in front of humans as a consequence of our wild environmental policies. The systematic slaughter of animals by humans not only wreaks havoc on the balance of ecosystems, but also transforms and corrupts the behavior and habits of the surv..
The Situation Is Hopeless But Not Serious (The Pursuit of Unhappiness)
Do you have the makings of an unhappiness expert? With the techniques in this book, you can raise yourself to the genius level. A word of warning, however. Along the way you may begin to ask yourself, "How did I manage to turn myself into my own worst enemy?" Fortunately, this tongue-in-cheek (but s..
Eva Illouz and Dana Kaplan offer an interesting sociological analysis of sexualities as a new form of inequality under neoliberal capitalism. Given the increasing commercialization of sex and sexual identities, Eva Illouz and Dana Kaplan use the idea of sexual capital as a prism through which to inq..
What do politicians mean when they talk about growth and job creation? A group of experts from different disciplines describe the ways in which the digital economy opens a new model that affects almost all activities. It urgently entails important reforms in labor relations and changes in the job ma..
After the death of God and the dismemberment of utopias, our time seems to be thrown into uncertainty. Many of the intellectual efforts today are aimed at finding a common framework on which to base acts and speeches. And history shows us that we are not alone in this task. An intellectual project, ..
No one doubts that this pandemic has led to radical changes in our lives, and some have come to stay. Among them the relevance (already anticipated) that the (virtual) image has taken in all areas of our lives: work, leisure, sexuality, education and health. We are moving towards a "new normal" that..
After the Cold War and with theorists who proclaimed "the end of history", a new phenomenon appeared that marked the 21st century: Islamist terrorism, which attacked the West and dreamed of creating a transnational caliphate. The author considers that we are, after two world wars, before the first g..
In this book, politicians, academics and first-class economists analyze the multiple faces of populism and nationalism. The authors offer an explanation of the motivations and reasons for national-populism. From this critical understanding, they articulate the proposal of a new civic patriotism. / ..