Economics: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Global Women's Work: Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy book cover

    Global Women's Work

    Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth English, Mary E. Frederickson, Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama

    This volume considers how women are shaping the global economic landscape through their labor, activism, and multiple discourses about work. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars, the book offers a gendered examination of work in the global economy and analyses the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • The Making of Finance: Perspectives from the Social Sciences book cover

    The Making of Finance

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Chambost, Marc Lenglet, Yamina Tadjeddine

    Using a variety of theoretical frameworks drawn from the social sciences, the contributions in this edited collection offer a critical perspective on the dominant paradigms used in contemporary financial activities. Through a detailed study of the organisation and functioning of financial…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Human Rights book cover

    The Economics of Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Wheaton

    Economics plays a key role in human rights issues as decision-makers weigh the incentives associated with choosing how to use scarce resources in the context of committing or escaping human rights violence. This textbook provides an introduction to the microeconomic analysis of human rights…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Economic Indicators for Professionals: Putting the Statistics into Perspective book cover

    Economic Indicators for Professionals

    Putting the Statistics into Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Charles Steindel

    We are bombarded with economic numbers: unemployment, retail sales, inflation, GDP—the list goes on and on. Some analyst or another is constantly telling us about an obscure statistic that is the key to our future, or is apparently the indicator that the "Fed" will be using to key off its decisions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge

  • A Marxist History of Capitalism book cover

    A Marxist History of Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Henry Heller

    Henry Heller’s short account of the history of capitalism combines Marx’s economic and political thought with contemporary scholarship to shed light on the current capitalist crisis. It argues that capitalism is an evolving mode of production that has now outgrown its institutional and political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Economics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gail L. Cramer, Krishna P. Paudel, Andrew Schmitz

    This Handbook offers an up-to-date collection of research on agricultural economics. Drawing together scholarship from experts at the top of their profession and from around the world, this collection provides new insights into the area of agricultural economics. The Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks