Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • History, Methodology and Identity for a 21st Century Social Economics book cover

    History, Methodology and Identity for a 21st Century Social Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, D. Wade Hands, Robert McMaster

    Mainstream economics has changed during the last two decades, but it continues to be under pressure from a variety of different directions. Recent criticisms have rekindled interest in a number of areas of scholarly inquiry that were frequently ignored by mainstream economic theory and practice…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    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 organisations 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Ethical Formation of Economists book cover

    The Ethical Formation of Economists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Ioana Negru

    Economists' role in society has always been an uneasy one, and in recent years the ethicality of the profession and its practitioners has been questioned more than ever. This collection of essays is the first to investigate the multifaceted nature of what forms economists' ethical and economic…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    SCEME Studies in Economic Methodology

  • 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 – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • 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 – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • A Macroeconomic Analysis of Profit book cover

    A Macroeconomic Analysis of Profit

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Carrera

    Based on the observation of economic reality, this book provides for the foundations of a new structure of national payment systems. Specifically to this end, a rigorous accounting for money transactions, savings, and invested profit is suggested, with a major aim to settle sustainable lending…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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

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