New and Recent M.E. Sharpe Titles


  • The Advanced Capitalist System (Routledge Revivals)

    A Revisionist View, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Turgeon

    This book, first published in 1980, is based on a series of lectures entitled "Theoretical Problems of American Political Economy" that Lynn Turgeon made during the fall of 1978 at Moscow State University. The Advanced Capitalist System: A Revisionist View will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Economics

    A Heterodox Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Hendrik Van den Berg

    Now in its third edition, Hendrik Van den Berg’s International Economics: A Heterodox Approach covers all of the standard topics taught in undergraduate international economics courses. Written in a friendly and approachable style, this new edition is unique in that it presents the key orthodox…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06

  • Handbook of Contemporary Behavioral Economics

    Foundations and Developments, 1st Edition

    By Morris Altman

    At a time when both scholars and the public demand explanations and answers to key economic problems that conventional approaches have failed to resolve, this groundbreaking handbook of original works by leading behavioral economists offers the first comprehensive articulation of behavioral…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • Offending Women

    Female Lawbreakers and the Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Anne Worrall

    A useful theoretical analysis of the discourse surrounding women's deviancy. Based on hundreds of interviews with magistrates, solicitors, psychiatrists, probabtion officers, and particularly female lawbreakers themselves this book is key for those studying criminology and women's studies as well…

    Hardback – 2016-07-10

  • Development Economics

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet

    Development Economics: theory and Practice provides students and practitioners with the perspectives and the tools they need to think analytically and critically about the current major economic development issues in the world. Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet identify seven key dimensions…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17

  • Energy Economics

    Markets, History and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Roy L. Nersesian

    Three quarters of our current electricity usage and transport methods are derived from fossil fuels and yet within two centuries these resources will dry up. Energy Economics covers the role of each fossil and renewable energy source in today’s world, providing the information and tools that will…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08

  • Method in Translation History

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Pym

    Starting from the critical notion that we should be asking questions of contemporary importance - and that 'importance' itself must be defined - Anthony Pym sets about undoing many of the currently dominant models of translation history, positing, among much else, that the object of this history…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01

  • The Making of Modern Economics

    The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Skousen

    This book presents a bold, engaging and updated history of economics--the dramatic story of how the great economic thinkers built today's rigorous social science. Noted financial writer and economist Mark Skousen has revised this popular work, now in its third edition. This comprehensive, yet…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15

  • Economics of Nuclear Power

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Rothwell

    This book is a unique introduction to the economic costs of nuclear power. It examines the future of the nuclear power industry and unpacks the complicated relationships between its technical, economic and political variables. It does so by modelling the costs, risks and uncertainties of one of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15

  • State and Local Public Finance

    4th Edition

    By Ronald C. Fisher

    Now in its 4th edition, State and Local Public Finance provides a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis of state and local government public finance practices and issues, using the basic tools of economics. For this new edition, there is a focus on the most important services provided in the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08

  • Rekindling Desire

    2nd Edition

    By Barry McCarthy, Emily McCarthy

    For over a decade Rekindling Desire has helped to restore and restructure sexuality in thousands of lives. This expanded edition continues the exploration of inhibited sexual desire and no-sex relationships by respected therapist Barry McCarthy, who brings decades of knowledge and the expertise…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08

  • Flight Catering

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Jones

    The airline industry is a vast international business that is central to world economies. In today's environment, it faces many challenges and a tight operational strategy is vital to survive. In-flight catering is a central part of these strategies at all levels: be they customer satisfaction,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • The Chinese Macroeconomy and Financial System

    A U.S. Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ronald M Schramm

    This new textbook on the Chinese economy clearly presents all that the world's second largest economy has accomplished, as well as what work remains to be done. As economic development in China for the last 30 years has been mostly "top down," this text focuses on the macroeconomic and monetary…

    Paperback – 2015-04-28

  • Urban Economics

    1st Edition

    By John M. Hartwick

    This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities, and also explores explores the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23

  • Postwar Urban America

    Demography, Economics, and Social Policies, 1st Edition

    By John F. McDonald

    This unique and inexpensive book provides a demographic and economic history of urban America over the last 65 years. The growth and decline of most northern cities is contrasted with the steady growth of western and southern cities. Various urban government policies are explored, including federal…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17

  • Economics of Crime and Enforcement

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Yezer

    This text is designed for use in a course on the economics of crime in a variety of settings. Assuming only a previous course in basic microeconomics, this innovative book is strongly linked to the new theoretical and empirical journal literature. Showing the power of microeconomics in action,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18

  • Understanding Central Banking

    The New Era of Activism, 1st Edition

    By David M Jones

    Employing a light and lively writing style, the book starts with the history of central banking in England and then shifts focus to the United States, explains in detail how the Fed works, and covers the Fed's unprecedented activities to prevent the Great Recession from spiraling into the Greatest…

    Paperback – 2014-09-18

  • Law Enforcement and the History of Financial Market Manipulation

    1st Edition

    By Jerry Markham

    First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-18

  • A Brighter Future

    Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation, 1st Edition

    By Richard P. F. Holt, Daphne Greenwood

    As the United States continues its slow climb out of the Great Recession, it is important to focus on new directions to improve the standard of living in America. This book explores what is behind a faltering standard of living in the United States since the early 1980s and what can be done to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16

  • American Business Regulation

    Understand, Survive and Thrive, 1st Edition

    By William Lesser

    While there are lengthy texts discussing the economics of why and how governments regulate business and apply antitrust, this book is unique in providing the details of current business regulation in many industries through lengthy examples the author develops with the use of cases, including…

    Hardback – 2014-09-06

  • A Guide to Basic Econometric Techniques

    2nd Edition

    By Elia Kacapyr

    This economical text is intended for use as a universal supplement to introductory econometrics courses. This edition contains two new chapters on economic forecasting. Extensive online supplements include teaching PowerPoints, solutions to test questions/problems, new instructor questions, and…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30

  • Running the Numbers: A Practical Guide to Regional Economic and Social Analysis: 2014

    A Practical Guide to Regional Economic and Social Analysis, 1st Edition

    By John Quinterno

    Through use of practical examples and a plainspoken narrative style that minimises the use of maths, this book demystifies data concepts, sources, and methods for public service professionals interested in understanding economic and social issues at the regional level. By blending elements of a…

    Paperback – 2014-03-30

  • Principles of Economics in Context

    1st Edition

    By Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris, Julie A. Nelson, Brian Roach, Mariano Torras

    Principles of Economics in Context lays out the principles of micro- and macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students, attuned to the economic realities of the world around them. It offers engaging treatment of important current topics such as new thinking in…

    Hardback – 2014-03-04

  • Economics, Politics, and American Public Policy

    2nd Edition

    By James J. Gosling, Marc Allen Eisner

    This text introduces students to the interrelationship of politics and economics in American public policymaking: how economic concerns have been legislated into law since Franklin Roosevelt's time and how politics (e.g., Washington gridlock) affects the economy and the making of public policy.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-16

  • Globalizing Central Asia

    Geopolitics and the Challenges of Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Marlene Laruelle, Sebastien Peyrouse

    In this global era, Central Asia must be understood in both geo-economic and geopolitical terms. The region's natural resources compel the attention of rivalrous great powers and ambitious internal factions. The local regimes are caught between the need for international collaborations to valorize…

    Paperback – 2013-02-15

  • Strategies for High-Tech Firms

    Marketing, Economic, and Legal Issues, 1st Edition

    By P.M. Rao, Joseph A. Klein

    This is the first book to present marketing strategy of high-tech products and services in a legal, economic, and global context. From software to hardware, from pharmaceuticals to digital movies and TV, the authors argue that the understanding of intellectual property rights (IPRs) is essential to…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08

  • Economic Development: A Regional, Institutional, and Historical Approach

    A Regional, Institutional and Historical Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Grabowski, Sharmistha Self, William Shields

    The second edition of this innovative and affordable book integrates environmental and financial sustainability into its distinctive regional approach. By focusing on political economy in its cultural, religious and historical roots, as well as leadership decisions, it spurs critical thinking.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15

  • America in Decline

    1st Edition

    By Leon Sharpe

    "This collection gathers 91 essays that appeared in the pages of Challenge from 1973 through 2011."…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15

  • Turkmenistan: Strategies of Power, Dilemmas of Development

    Strategies of Power, Dilemmas of Development, 1st Edition

    By Sebastien Peyrouse

    This book is the first comprehensive introduction to contemporary Turkmenistan in English.…

    Paperback – 2012-01-15

  • The American Economy: A Student Study Guide

    A Student Study Guide, 1st Edition

    By Wade L. Thomas, Robert B. Carson

    A student study guide to accompany the principle work, 'The American economy: how it works and how it doesn't'.…

    Paperback – 2011-11-15

  • The American Economy

    How it Works and How it Doesn't, 1st Edition

    By Wade L. Thomas, Robert B. Carson

    This groundbreaking principles of economics text is devoted to explaining basic economics with an issues and policy focus to undergraduates in survey and other introductory economics courses. It offers the optimal blend of theory, issues, and policy analysis, and covers micro-, macro, and…

    Paperback – 2011-04-15

  • History of Economic Thought

    A Critical Perspective, 3rd Edition

    By E. K. Hunt, Mark Lautzenheiser

    The new edition of this classroom classic retains the organizing theme of the original text, presenting the development of thought within the context of economic history. Economic ideas are framed in terms of the spheres of production and circulation, with a critical analysis of how past theorists…

    Paperback – 2011-04-15

  • Local Economic Development in the 21st Century: Quality of Life and Sustainability

    Quality of Life and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Daphne T Greenwood, Richard P F Holt

    Provides a comprehensive look at local economic development and public policy, placing special emphasis on quality of life and sustainability. It draws extensively on case studies, and includes both mainstream and alternative perspectives in dealing with economic growth and development issues. The…

    Paperback – 2010-07-15

  • The Recession Prevention Handbook: Eleven Case Studies, 1948-2007

    Eleven Case Studies, 1948-2007, 1st Edition

    By Norman Frumkin

    The United States has endured eleven recessions since the end of World War II, including the recession of 2007-2009. This book focuses on the performance of the economy and the actions taken during the expansion period before the onset of each recession. It's goal is to help prevent or at least…

    Hardback – 2010-05-15

  • The Roller Coaster Economy: Financial Crisis, Great Recession, and the Public Option

    Financial Crisis, Great Recession, and the Public Option, 1st Edition

    By Howard J Sherman

    Written by one of the foremost experts on the business cycle, this is a compelling and engaging explanation of how and why the economic downturn of 2007 became the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009. Author Howard Sherman explores the root causes of the cycle of boom and bust of the economy, focusing…

    Paperback – 2010-04-15

  • Nation Building, State Building, and Economic Development: Case Studies and Comparisons

    Case Studies and Comparisons, 1st Edition

    By Sarah C.M. Paine

    Why do some countries remain poor and dysfunctional while others thrive and become affluent? The expert contributors to this volume seek to identify reasons why prosperity has increased rapidly in some countries but not others by constructing and comparing cases. The case studies focus on the…

    Paperback – 2010-04-15

  • Money and Macrodynamics: Alfred Eichner and Post-Keynesian Economics

    Alfred Eichner and Post-Keynesian Economics, 1st Edition

    By Marc Lavoie, Louis-Philippe Rochon, Mario Seccareccia

    Alfred Eichner's pioneering contributions to post-Keynesian econmics offered significant insights on the way modern economies and institutions actually work. Published in 1987, his "Macrodynamics of Advanced Market Economies" contains rich chapters on dynamics and growth, investment, finance and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-15

  • An Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions

    2nd Edition

    By Maureen Burton, Reynold F. Nesiba, Bruce Brown

    Completely revised and updated to include the ongoing financial crisis and the Obama administration's programs to combat it, this is the best available introductory textbook for an undergraduate course on Financial Markets and Institutions. It provides balanced coverage of theories, policies, and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-15

  • Energy for the 21st Century

    A Comprehensive Guide to Conventional and Alternative Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Roy Nersesian

    A compendium of current knowledge about conventional and alternative sources of energy. It clarifies complex technical issues, enlivens history, and illuminates the policy dilemmas we face today. This revised edition includes new material on biofuels, an expanded section on sustainability and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-01

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation: An Economic Approach

    An Economic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Bruce A. McDaniel

    This is a groundbreaking economic analysis of entrepreneurship and the development process for innovation. The author strives to distinguish the role of the capitalist from that of an entrepreneur, and to show how the actions of the entrepreneur impact new employment, economic growth, and…

    Paperback – 2002-05-31