Labour Market Theory

A Constructive Reassessment

By Ben Fine

© 1997 – Routledge

320 pages

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About the Book

This book is a commanding assessment of labour market theory across the social sciences. It provides a radically original critique of labour market theory, which draws constructively but critically on existing literature. The work:

* contributes to the debates on key issues in labour economics such as unemployment, gender, equal pay and the minimum theory

* illustrates the policy implications in empirical studies

* supplements existing orthodox labour market theory texts.

About the Author

Professor Ben Fine is a well-known and respected economist.

About the Series

Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

In recent years, there has been widespread criticism of mainstream economics. This has taken many forms, from methodological critiques of its excessive formalism, to concern about its failure to connect with many of the most pressing social issues. This series provides a forum for research which is developing alternative forms of economic analysis. Reclaiming the traditional 'political economy' title, it refrains from emphasising any single school of thought, but instead attempts to foster greater diversity within economics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General