Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • The Dark Places of Business Enterprise: Reinstating Social Costs in Institutional Economics book cover

    The Dark Places of Business Enterprise

    Reinstating Social Costs in Institutional Economics, 1st Edition

    By Pietro Frigato, Francisco J. Santos-Arteaga

    This book considers Thorstein Veblen’s central preoccupation with the dark places of business enterprise, an integral part of the old institutional economics. Combining the contributions made by Karl William Kapp and Philip Mirowski, it proposes the systematization of an adjourned institutional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Varieties of Alternative Economic Systems: Practical Utopias for an Age of Global Crisis and Austerity book cover

    Varieties of Alternative Economic Systems

    Practical Utopias for an Age of Global Crisis and Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Westra, Robert Albritton, Seongjin Jeong

    In this age of overlapping and mutually reinforcing deep global crises (financial convulsions, global warming, mass migrations, militarism, inequality, selfish nation-states, etc.), there needs to be more realistic dialogue about radical alternatives to the status quo. Most literature produced…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities: New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity book cover

    The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Economics for Policy Makers: A Guide for Non-Economists book cover

    Economics for Policy Makers

    A Guide for Non-Economists, 1st Edition

    By Gustavo Rinaldi

    Certain key economic decisions taken by organizations and indeed countries are often not made by economists but by businessmen, trade unionists, politicians and policy-makers. Those who employ people, those who represent workers, those who make laws and those who elect them need economics but may…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class book cover

    Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class

    1st Edition

    By Jon-Arild Johannessen

    In this book, the author argues that a new form of capitalism is emerging at the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He asserts that we are in the midst of a transition from democratic capitalism to feudal capitalism and highlights how robotization and innovation is leading to a social…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Economic Liberties and Human Rights book cover

    Economic Liberties and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jahel Queralt, Bas van der Vossen

    The status of economic liberties remains a serious lacuna in the theory and practice of human rights. Should a minimally just society protect the freedoms to sell, save, profit and invest? Is being prohibited to run a business a human rights violation? While these liberties enjoy virtually no…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Markets: Perspectives from Economic and Social Theory book cover

    Markets

    Perspectives from Economic and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By William A. Jackson

    Defining markets has never been an easy task. Despite their importance for economic theory and practice, they are hard to pin down as a concept and economists have tended to adopt simplified axiomatic models or rely on piecemeal case studies. This book argues that an extended range of theory,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Keynes Against Capitalism: His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism book cover

    Keynes Against Capitalism

    His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism, 1st Edition

    By James Crotty

    Keynes is one of the most important and influential economists who ever lived. It is almost universally believed that Keynes wrote his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, to save capitalism from the socialist, communist, and fascist forces that were rising up during…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Money as a Social Institution: The Institutional Development of Capitalism book cover

    Money as a Social Institution

    The Institutional Development of Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Ann E. Davis

    Money is usually understood as a valuable object, the value of which is attributed to it by its users and which other users recognize. It serves to link disparate institutions, providing a disguised whole and prime tool for the “invisible hand” of the market. This book offers an interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Economics and Power: A Marxist Critique book cover

    Economics and Power

    A Marxist Critique, 1st Edition

    By Giulio Palermo

    In the economic debate, power is defined and studied mainly as an interpersonal relation occurring out of perfect competition. This is a consequence of the combination of methodological individualism and the assumption of competition as a natural and everlasting coordinating mechanism, operating…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question: How can we organize society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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