Economics: Political Economy

  • The Political Economy of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System book cover

    The Political Economy of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System

    By Andriana Vlachou

    Climate change is considered the major international environmental problem of our time. Emission trading was incorporated in the Kyoto Protocol and is widely presented as the best instrument for combating global warming. The European Union’s Emissions Trading System was the first such trading…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • The Political Economy of Contemporary China: An Institutional Analysis of Market and State book cover

    The Political Economy of Contemporary China

    An Institutional Analysis of Market and State

    By Jane Du

    China’s agricultural reform has veered between different goals with a variety of policy instruments employed, resulting in the creation of a complex of market institutions and a cyclical growth pattern. The existing literature usually focuses on the decisive role of economic institutions in these…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • How We Misunderstand Economics and Why it Matters: The Psychology of Bias, Distortion and Conspiracy book cover

    How We Misunderstand Economics and Why it Matters

    The Psychology of Bias, Distortion and Conspiracy

    By David Leiser, Yhonatan Shemesh

    This is the first book to explain why people usually misunderstand economic phenomena. From the cognitive short-cuts we use to make sense of complex information, to the metaphors we rely on and their effect on our thinking, this important book lays bare not only the psychological traits that…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Financialisation in Emerging Economies: Changes in Central Banking book cover

    Financialisation in Emerging Economies

    Changes in Central Banking

    By Juan Pablo Painceira

    Since the beginning of the 2000s, emerging market economies, or middle income countries, have embarked on major changes in their domestic financial systems. These changes, in which central banks have been the main players, have been shaped by the process of financialisation, which can generally be…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Decentralisation in Cambodia book cover

    The Politics of Decentralisation in Cambodia

    By Netra Eng

    International development efforts have increasingly focussed on governance and institutional reform as a means to address poverty and accountability, in particular decentralisation reform wherein public officials are held accountable for their decisions and responses to the voices and demands of…

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    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy

    By Julian Muller

    In a discipline such as political philosophy, disagreement about facts and norms is seen as a problem not only of pure theory, but also as a predicament that fundamentally endangers the stability of society. Not surprisingly, then, philosophers regard the pervasive political disagreements in modern…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Megacity Seoul: Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea book cover

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Discourse Analysis and Austerity: Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics book cover

    Discourse Analysis and Austerity

    Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics

    Edited by Kate Power, Tanweer Ali, Eva Lebduskova

    In the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, governments around the developed world coordinated policy moves to stimulate economic activity and avert a depression. In subsequent years, however, cuts to public expenditure, or austerity, have become the dominant narrative in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System: The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter book cover

    The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System

    The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter

    By John Milios

    Capitalism as a social system emerged from the encounter of the "money owner" and the proletarian, who was then stripped of all means of production but remained owner of his/her own labour power. This encounter shaped a society in which class domination and exploitation takes the form, on the one…

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  • Principles of Macroeconomics: Activist vs Austerity Policies book cover

    Principles of Macroeconomics

    Activist vs Austerity Policies, 2nd Edition

    By Howard Sherman, Michael A Meeropol

    In the years since 2007 the US economy has endured a severe financial crisis, a Great Recession, and continuing heavy unemployment. To meet these problems, economics must change. Principles of Macroeconomics: Activist vs Austerity Policies provides an antidote to the standard macro texts offering…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • EU Socio-Economic Governance since the Crisis: The European Semester in Theory and Practice book cover

    EU Socio-Economic Governance since the Crisis

    The European Semester in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jonathan Zeitlin, Amy C Verdun

    This book is the first to be dedicated entirely to the European Semester -- a new framework for policy coordination across European Union (EU) member states. The Semester represents a major advancement in EU governance. Created in 2010 in the wake of the financial and sovereign debt crises and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • The Future of the Economy: Projections from Singapore book cover

    The Future of the Economy

    Projections from Singapore

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    A great number of developments are occurring in advanced economies that have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic economic organization, including the ties that bind groups of nations together. Labour-saving technological…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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