Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Pluralistic Economics and Its History book cover

    Pluralistic Economics and Its History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajit Sinha, Alex M. Thomas

    This volume is a history of economics — as it was interpreted, discussed and established as a discipline — in the 20th century. It highlights the pluralism of the discipline and brings together leading voices in the field who reflect on their lifelong work. The essays in this draw on a host of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge India

  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics book cover

    Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Marxian Economics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Marxian Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Brennan, David Kristjanson-Gural, Catherine P. Mulder, Erik K. Olsen

    Most developed economies are characterized by high levels of inequality and an inability to provide stability or opportunity for many of their citizens. Mainstream economics has proven to be of little assistance in addressing these systemic failures, and this has led both scholars and students to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Social Reality: Issues in Social Ontology book cover

    The Nature of Social Reality

    Issues in Social Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Tony Lawson

    The social sciences often fail to examine in any systematic way the nature of their subject matter. Demonstrating that this is a central explanation of the widely acknowledged failings of the social sciences, not least of modern economics, this book sets about rectifying matters. Providing an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • New Forms of Ownership: Management and Employment book cover

    New Forms of Ownership

    Management and Employment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenville Jenkins, Michael Poole

    Originally published in 1990. Why has the pattern of ownership in British industry changed so dramatically in recent years? This high-level and wide-ranging discussion on the developments of the industrial scene in Britain investigates why such changes have occurred, and explores their impact on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Profit-sharing and Industrial Co-partnership in British Industry, 1880-1920: Class Conflict or Class Collaboration? book cover

    Profit-sharing and Industrial Co-partnership in British Industry, 1880-1920

    Class Conflict or Class Collaboration?, 1st Edition

    By Jihang Park

    In this title, first published in 1987, the author discusses the economic and industrial circumstances in Britain under which profit-sharing and co-partnership came into being. He explores the merits and drawbacks of the system as both advocates and opponents saw them, the motivations of employers…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Workers' Participation in Industry book cover

    Workers' Participation in Industry

    1st Edition

    By Michael Poole

    First published in 1975, Workers’ Participation in Industry provides a fresh perspective on a highly significant issue. Its principal argument is that developments in workers’ participation and control cannot be satisfactorily understood except by reference to broader questions concerning the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Towards a New Industrial Democracy: Workers' Participation in Industry book cover

    Towards a New Industrial Democracy

    Workers' Participation in Industry, 1st Edition

    By Michael Poole

    This title, originally published in 1986, explores the political and economic conditions of the 1980s, and reflects the world-wide interest in industrial democracy. Each chapter analyses the main adaptations in policy, theory and experimentation that have occurred in industrial democracy in the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

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