Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Lacan and Marx: The Invention of the Sympton book cover

    Lacan and Marx

    The Invention of the Sympton, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Bruno

    Lacan and Marx: The Invention of the Symptom provides an incisive commentary on Lacan’s reading of Marx, mapping the relations between these two vastly influential thinkers. Unlike previous books, Bruno provides a detailed history of Lacan’s reading of Marx and surveys his references to Marx in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library (CFAR)

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-08 
    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 – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Employee Investment Funds: An Approach to Collective Capital Formation book cover

    Employee Investment Funds

    An Approach to Collective Capital Formation, 1st Edition

    By Rudolf Meidner, Anna Hedborg, Gunnar Fond

    Originally published in 1978. The present study had grown out of the deliberations of wage policy at the 1971 Congress of LO, the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions. For many years the LO had pursued a policy of solidarity in wage policy – a policy which sought to relate pay to the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • 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 – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

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