Economics: Political Economy

  • The Global Economic Crisis and Migration book cover

    The Global Economic Crisis and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christof Roos, Natascha Zaun

    Offering an in-depth analysis of the impact of the economic crisis (2008–2012) on immigration movements and policies in the U.S. and Europe, the analysis in this book is guided by two key questions: What is the scope of change?; and did the crisis motivate this change or did other factors do so?…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • The Good Life Beyond Growth: New Perspectives book cover

    The Good Life Beyond Growth

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hartmut Rosa, Christoph Henning

    Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does an economy without growth necessarily bring hardship and crises,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Post-growth Economics and Society: Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition book cover

    Post-growth Economics and Society

    Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers, Kevin Maréchal, Dominique Méda

    We stand on the threshold of a "post-growth" world – one in which the relentless pursuit of economic growth has ceased to constitute a credible societal project. The symptoms that mark the end of an era are clear and incontrovertible: a return to the regularities of the past is illusory. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    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 – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • 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 – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Against European Integration: The European Union and its Discontents book cover

    Against European Integration

    The European Union and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Ivan T. Berend

    This book gives a complex description and discussion of today’s populist attacks against the European Union (EU) following the financial crisis of 2008, which opened the floodgates of dissatisfaction, and the migration crisis which destabilized the traditional solidarity basis of the EU. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • 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

  • Africapitalism: Sustainable Business and Development in Africa book cover

    Africapitalism

    Sustainable Business and Development in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uwafiokun Idemudia, Kenneth Amaeshi

    Using theory, empirical research, and case studies, this book explores the changing nature of business in Africa and how businesses can actively contribute to the development of Africa. It uses (and critically analyses) the concept of Africapitalism – a management philosophy and movement which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Industrial Unemployment in Germany 1873-1913 book cover

    Industrial Unemployment in Germany 1873-1913

    1st Edition

    By Linda A. Heilman

    Originally published in 1991 this book provides a multi-faceted analysis of German unemployment between 1873 and 1913. It can also be read as an example of social scientific historiography during the fourth quarter of the twentieth century. Finally, the study has value for the comparative…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The German Economy

  • The East German Economy book cover

    The East German Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Jeffries, Manfred Melzer, Eleanore Breuning

    Originally published in 1987, this book brings together leading authorities from Germany and the USA who analyze how the East German economy actually operated - planning and management, pricing, investment and innovation, the financial system, agriculture and foreign trade (including the special…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The German Economy

  • Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets book cover

    Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets

    1st Edition

    By Hye Jee Cho

    Increasingly integrated global financial markets have been shaken by a series of severe shocks in recent decades, from Mexico’s Tequila crisis to the upheavals in the Eurozone. These crises have demonstrated that signs of uncertain local economic and political conditions can result in market…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Functioning of the Yugoslav Economy book cover

    The Functioning of the Yugoslav Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Radmila Stojanović

    In this volume, Stojanović draws together several essays by Yugoslav economists to an English audience. Originally published in 1982, these works present and analyse the issues that faced Yugoslavia’s economic development and the functioning of their economic system at the time of writing through a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
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