• Economics as Social Science: Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity book cover

    Economics as Social Science

    Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Marchionatti, Mario Cedrini

    There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
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    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By John Milios

    Economists, historians and social scientists have offered a variety of conflicting answers to the issue of the beginnings of capitalism and these deviating answers imply different conceptualizations of what capitalism actually is. This book provides a simultaneous inquiry into the origins of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
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    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Speculative Research: The Lure of Possible Futures book cover

    Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
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    CRESC

  • Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship book cover

    Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Ho-Don Yan

    With the shift of the global economic gravity toward emerging economies and the roaring economic growth of the past three decades in China, East Asian catching-up growth strategies have profound implications for latecomer economies. While there are many handbooks on entrepreneurship in general,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
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  • The Downfall of the Gold Standard book cover

    The Downfall of the Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By Gustav Kassel

    In this book, originally published in 1936, the author charts the sequence of events which converted him from an advocate of the restoration of the gold standard to a convinced opponent. His indictment of the gold standard is comprehensive and he attributes it as the chief cause of the economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931 book cover

    The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931

    1st Edition

    By Diane B Kunz

    This book, originally published in 1987 sets the British political and financial crisis of 1931 in an international context by concentrating on the bankers who were primarily responsible for leading the fight to protect sterling in a world context. 1931 marks the point at which the near-autonomy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • The Outlook for Gold book cover

    The Outlook for Gold

    1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1931, this book was written at a time when the utility and value of gold was under great scrutiny. Global financial circles were discussing the necessity of reducing the price of gold, pressing for the return of Britain to a gold standard and imposing a managed currency.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Symmetallism: An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism book cover

    Symmetallism

    An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism, 1st Edition

    By Barthold A. Butenschøn

    Originally published in 1936, this book discusses the post-War reconstruction of the monetary system. It examines the American use of silver and changes to China's currency system and asks whether a combination of gold and silver would not be a better solution than a pure Gold Standard. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold and Prices book cover

    Gold and Prices

    1st Edition

    By George F. Warren, Frank A. Pearson

    This influential study of the relationship between the prices of gold and other commodities was originally published in 1935. In it the authors attributed the initial cause of the great depression in the US to the reestablishment of the gold standard in many European countries and resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Ten Years of Currency Revolution: 1922-1932 book cover

    Ten Years of Currency Revolution

    1922-1932, 1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1935, this book charts the revolution from a banking to an industrial conception of currency which took place between 1922 and 1932. Having failed to stabilise the purchasing power of gold, General Strong stabilised the purchasing power of the dollar, an idea which was…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • A Critique of the Gold Standard book cover

    A Critique of the Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By H. L. Puxley

    Originally published in 1933 this book discusses the inadequacy of ‘orthodox Gold Standard theory’ in the light of post-war monetary phenomena. In demonstrating that the Gold Standard had broken down the book explains that the Quantity Theory of Money is an inaccurate explanation of what happens…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold, Credit and Employment: Four Essays for Laymen book cover

    Gold, Credit and Employment

    Four Essays for Laymen, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally published in 1930, the essays in this book discuss some of the leading financial controversities of the early 1930s in non-technical language. Rationalisation, the Gold Standard and the problems of currency and credit in their relation to unemployment are among the questions discussed.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

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