1st Edition

Irish Political Economy Vol2

Edited By Tom Boylan, Tadhg Foley Copyright 2004

    First published in 2004. This is a collection of carefully selected works and material, attempts to extend the current state of scholarship in the area of Irish Political Economy. The range and variety of material presented should be of interest not only to students of economic thought but also to those working in such fields as Irish Studies, history, politics, sociology and intellectual history. Volume 2 includes the Value and Distribution.

    VOLUME II VALUE AND DISTRIBUTION Introduction to Volume II PART 1 Value theory 17 Lectures on Political Economy: lectures III and VI, 18 ‘Retaliation, or free trade?’ 19 An Introductory Lecture on Political Economy 20 The Principles of Value in Exchange: lecture I, 21 ‘Of human wants’ and ‘Of exchange’ 22 ‘Normal value’ PART 2 Distribution theory 23 Extracts from An Inquiry into the Principles of the Distribution of Wealth 24 Lectures on Political Economy: lectures IX and X 154 25 Rent, Profits, and Labour: A Lecture 26 ‘On the English and Irish analyses of wages and profits’ 27 ‘On cottier rents’ 28 ‘Political economy and the rate of wages’ 29 ‘The rate of wages’ 30 ‘Work and the workman: an address to the Trades’ Union Congress’ 31 The Ricardian Theory of Rent: sections I–III 32 ‘The history and future of interest and profit’ 33 ‘The wages-fund theory’ and ‘View of Longfield’


    Tom Boylan, Tadhg Foley