Economics: Political Economy

  • Theories of Distributive Justice: Who Gets What and Why book cover

    Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Urban Planning Under Thatcherism: The Challenge of the Market book cover

    Urban Planning Under Thatcherism

    The Challenge of the Market, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Originally published in 1991, Urban Planning Under Thatcherism links theory and practice to assess the changes to the planning system since 1979. It analyses the major trends by investigating the individual modifications in the legislation and the new initiatives which have introduced procedures to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning book cover

    Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By John A. Schofield

    Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Beyond Capital and Labor: The Contributions of Technology and Regional Milieu to Production and Productivity Growth book cover

    Beyond Capital and Labor

    The Contributions of Technology and Regional Milieu to Production and Productivity Growth, 1st Edition

    By Shanzi Ke

    Originally published in 1995, Beyond Capital Labor is a comprehensive empirical study about how and how much technology and regional contextual factors may influence company production and productivity growth. The book constitutes a conceptually consistent and empirically efficient study and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Metropolis, Money and Markets: Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance book cover

    Metropolis, Money and Markets

    Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance, 1st Edition

    By Jeroen Klink

    This book explores how urban spaces are not only remade by and through finance, finance is also remade by and through cities. It investigates how nonfinancial actors, such as public bureaucrats, urban planners, and the media are actively involved in the social constitution of what finance is. It…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986): An Examination of Utilitarianism book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy book cover

    Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Carola Frege, John Kelly

    Employment Relations is widely taught in business schools around the world. However, an increasing emphasis is being placed on the comparative and international dimensions of the relationships between employers and workers. It is becoming crucial to consider today’s work and employment issues…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society: Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses book cover

    The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society

    Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abbas Strømmen-Bakhtiar, Evgueni Vinogradov

    The emergence of new platform business models, notably the sharing economy, is impacting the economy in various ways, altering the structure of many industries, and raising a number of economic and political issues. This book investigates the widespread influence of the sharing economy on…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • The Crafts and Capitalism: Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India book cover

    The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge India

  • Using Fiscal Policy and Public Financial Management to Promote Gender Equality: International Perspectives book cover

    Using Fiscal Policy and Public Financial Management to Promote Gender Equality

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Janet G. Stotsky

    This book examines how fiscal policy and management can promote gender equality in developing as well as developed countries. Providing an international look at gender budgeting, it draws on countries at different levels of development, with an emphasis on low-income developing countries. It…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Economics

  • Cooperation Networks and Economic Development: Cuba’s High-Tech Potential book cover

    Cooperation Networks and Economic Development

    Cuba’s High-Tech Potential, 1st Edition

    By Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill

    For most Western audiences, Cuba is a touristic paradise stuck in time and virtually detached from world technology networks by the US embargo – anything but a hub of industrial innovation and high value-added biotechnology. However, a closer look reveals more subtle but equally powerful stories…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Macroeconomic Measurement Versus Macroeconomic Theory book cover

    Macroeconomic Measurement Versus Macroeconomic Theory

    1st Edition

    By Merijn Knibbe

    Ideally, scientific theory and scientific measurement should develop in tandem, but in recent years this has not been the case in economics. There used to be a time when leading economists, or their students, established or led statistical offices and took care that the measurements were consistent…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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