Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize Winner Announced
The winner of the Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize 2015 was announced on Wednesday as Francis Fukuyama with Political Order Political Decay – From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy.
The book prize of 15.000 Euros is awarded every two years to the best book on globalization, as judged by an international panel, who look for books that offer “rigorous and well – defended conclusions and are written in a clear and accessible language aimed at wider audiences”.
The short listed five titles were:
- This Changes Everything: Capitalism VS The Climate, Naomi Klein: http://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/b2126232
- World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History, Henry Kissinger
- The Butterfly Defect: How Globalization Creates Systemic Risks, and What to Do about It, Ian Goldin & Mike Mariathasan: on order
- The End of Cheap Labour, Florian Butollo
- Political Order Political Decay – From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama
The complete list of submissions can be found here, along with details of the winning book: http://www.estorilconferences.org/en/archive/2015/awards/estoril-global-issues-distinguished-book-prize-2015.
SOAS Library holds several of these titles- the winner is currently on order. Check the catalogue for details.