Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Interesting books to read

Social entrepreneurism, appropriate technology

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits
By: C. K. Prahalad

How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
By: David Bornstein

The Design of Everyday Things
By: Donald Norman

Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
By: E. F. Schumacher

Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises
By: C. Sinclair, L. Stohr

Mastering the Machine Revisited: Poverty, Aid and Technology
By: Ian Smillie


Poverty, globalization, policies

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
By: Jeffrey D. Sachs

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
By: Thomas L. Friedman

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
By: David S. Landes

Everybody Loves a Good Draught
By: P. Sainath

The Road to Serfdom
By: Friedrich A. Hayek

Earth Democracy
By: Vandana Shiva


Role of media

The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere
By: Jurgen Habermas

Smartmobs
By: Howard Rheingold

We the Media
By: Dan Gillmor

Amusing Ourselves to Death
By: Neil Postman


Indian culture of entrepreneurism

India Unbound
By: Gurcharan Das

The Argumentative Indian
By: Amartya Sen

Being Indian
By: Pavan Varma

India: From Midnight to the Millenium
By: Shashi Tharoor

2 Comments:

Blogger Doublehelix1659 said...

Creating World Without Poverty-Capitalization and Social Business' by Mohammad Yunus

5:04 PM  
Blogger Virginia Janet said...

I love to read books... Thanks for the listing!!

7:33 AM  

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