Isbister, John

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ISBISTER, John. American (born Canada), b. 1942. Genres: Economics, Philosophy, Third World. Career: Merrill College, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, assistant professor, 1968-72, associate professor, 1972-78, professor of economics, 1978-, provost, 1984-99. Publications: Promises not Kept: The Betrayal of Social Change in the Third World, 1991, 5th ed., 2001; Thin Cats: The Community Development Credit Union Movement in the United States, 1994; The Immigration Debate: Remaking America, 1996; Capitalism and Justice: Envisioning Social and Economic Fairness. Address: Social Sciences I, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]