International Financial Crisis: 2007 - 2010 TIPPING POINTS

International Financial Crisis: 2007 - 2010 TIPPING POINTS

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BREAKING NEWS: Banks Fined $1.9 Billion by Regulators for Rigging Lending Rates (and 30 more being investigated.)UBS: Switzerland's biggest bank, and Barclays Bank were found guilty and ordered to pay $1.9 billion to U.S., U.K. and Swiss regulators for trying to rig global interest rates. a€“Bloomberg News, December 21, 2012. Unethical behavior by the world's leading banking institutions contributed to the $10 trillion global financial meltdown. But there is so much more to this historic storya€b The International Financial Crisis: 2007a€“2010: TIPPING POINTS A ground-breaking book by Dr Philip Gordon, Ph.D detailing the origins, impacts and complexity of the International Financial Crisis. Dr Gordon provides a unique perspective on the dynamics of this worldwide a€œeconomic epidemica€ and an innovative Tipping Point Theory methodology for analyzing (and predicting) global events, that are in many ways, influenced by media. Dr Philip Gordon, Ph.D was awarded his doctorate (with honors) from the Centre d'Etudes Diplomatiques et Strategigues (CEDS) - Paris, France and MS while on a full-fellowship from Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Gordon has published many books and articles on International Theory and Relations (Blue Matrix Publications) and currently lives in Burgundy, France with his wife and two sons. Review Comments:qThe genius of the formulation of Tipping Point Theory is that it takes explicit account of the role of social media and the internet at facilitating bifurcations and promoting dynamical instability. In effect, we have trimmed a few feet of tail off the kite. As a reader, I was informed and educated as to the factors which conspire to influence stability / instability in complex social systems. a€bthe book does a good job of making sense of past bifurcations and dynamical instabilities, namely political instability, our perception of global climate change, and international economic crisesa€bMy compliments on a truly insightful Media Tipping Points.q -Prof. Dr.(med.) Peter S. Geissler, A.B., B.S., M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Yale)M.A., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D., M.S., M.D., M.Phil.(Cantab) qThe application of the tipping point theory qualitative ratio analysis to media and global events, particularly the financial crisis, is a fascinating one.q -Dr. Serge Besanger, PhD Expert, International Monetary Funda€œa€bvery interesting application (of the Tipping Point Theory)a€bpotential opportunity for predicting other global events, i.e.: Egyptian crisis and perhaps, even terrorism activities.a€-Dr. Adam AJLANI, PhDProfessor, Sciences Politic and Political Consultant, France TV1a€œa€ba mass undertaking (very motivated) of how (we) as a society can become aware of future global events. Excellent!a€-Dr. Derek EL ZEIN, PhDProfessor, Avocat, Expert: Communicationsa€œa€bvery innovative approach to modeling three very complex studies for comparison. Well-suited for similar types of analysis.a€-Dr. Emmanuel CAULIER, PhDProfessor and Expert: International Political Relations, Avocata€œA truly fascinating book that (teaches) a whole new way of thinking about major events and how the media can influence them. - Being a political junkie I was heavily into the media coverage of the global financial melt-down both via TV and the blogospherea€bI now find myself looking for the tipping points and stickiness factors as other key events unfold. Usually, I have trouble reading, theoretical books but this one was an easy read and if you want supporting data then the references are there. This could become a solid reference for those in the media who truly want to understand what they are reporting. Highly recommended and I look forward to Dr. Gordon's ongoing analysis of (future) events.a€-Dr. Ralph Moorhouse, Ph.D. Political junkie, Expert: natural polymers for industrieshe Tipping Point theory is defined in this context as the biography of an idea, where the idea can be very simple. ... bi-racial US President; or the meltdown during the international financial crisis; or the emergence of global climate awareness.

Title:International Financial Crisis: 2007 - 2010 TIPPING POINTS
Author:Dr. Philip Gordon, PhD - 2012-12-24


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