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Encyclopedia of Political Economy
2-volume set

ISBN 9780415154260
Published March 19, 1999 by Routledge
1360 Pages

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Book Description

This pathbreaking Encyclopedia is the very first fully refereed A-Z compendium of the main principles, concepts, problems, institutions, schools and policies associated with political economy. Based on developments in political economy since the 1960s and is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the field as well as being an authoritative reference work. Undergraduates taking courses in political economy or graduate students coming to the field for the first time will come to rely on this work as a key point of reference and for direction in their further reading. This lucid work compares for the first time the disparate theories of political economy (e.g. Marxist, Feminist, Sraffian etc.) and emphasizes the application of their principles to real world problems such as inflation, unemployment, development and financial instability. The extensive international team of consultants and contributors has produced a monumental work with truly global perspective.

Table of Contents

* Corporation * Cycles, Waves, Crises and Uneven Growth * Development * Economic Anthropology * Environmental Political Economy * Evolution, Change and Schumpeterian Political Economy * Family and Gender * History of Political Economy * Institutional Political Economy * Marxist Political Economy * Methodology and Philosophy * Money, Credit and Finance * Post-Keynesian Political Economy * Social and Political Ideologies * Race * Sraffian Political Economy * Social Political Economy * State and Policy * Work, Production and Labour * World Capitalist Economy

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