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  • The Foundations of Political Economy and Social Reform

    Economy and Society in Eighteenth Century France

    Edited by Ryuzo Kuroki, Yusuke Ando

    This book brings together leading contributors to explore the development of political economy in eighteenth century France from an interdisciplinary perspective, in particular the ideas for social reform proposed before the Revolution. Political economy in the Eighteenth century encompassed not…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

    A Twenty First Century Update

    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Rainer Kattel

    2017 marks the 75th anniversary of Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, a work acknowledged as one of the most insightful books written in the 20th century. It retains a contemporary quality, and still invites new interpretations, extensions and criticisms. In addition to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Models of Simon

    By Kumaraswamy Vela Velupillai

    Herbert Simon (1916-2001) is mostly celebrated for the theory of bounded rationality and satisficing. This book of essays on Models of Simon tackles these topics that the he broached in a professional career spanning more than 60 years. Expository material on the fundamental concepts he introduced…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 

  • Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

    By Thomas Mayer

    The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend existing theories…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • When Ideas Fail

    Economic Thought, the Failure of Transition and the Rise of Institutional Instability in Post-Soviet Russia

    By Joachim Zweynert

    This study offers an ideational explanation of Russia’s relative failure to establish a functioning market economy and thus sets up a new and original perspective for discussion. In post-Soviet Russia, a clash between imported foreground ideas and deep domestic background ideas has led to an…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Economic Analyses in Historical Perspective

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Heinz D. Kurz, Philippe Steiner

    This book brings together leading scholars of the history of economic thought to demonstrate the vitality and richness of a discipline that welcomes both practitioners of intellectual, contextual history, as well as specialists in the historical explanation of the analytical and theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Fascist Nature of Neoliberalism

    By Andrea Micocci, Flavia Di Mario

    Capitalism is based on a false logic in which all facts and ideas are reduced to a consideration of their ‘feasibility’ within the capitalist system. Thus, all mainstream economic and political theories, including those such as Marxism which are supposed to offer an alternative vision, have been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Economics and Literature

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Ҫınla Akdere, Christine Baron

    Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • China’s Economic Reform

    Experience and Implications

    By Zhang Yu

    China’s growth miracle over the past 30 years has propelled it to become the world’s second largest economy and potentially the largest in the following years. This book examines China’s experience on economic reform, trying to find the reasons for the sustainable and rapid development and provide…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    China Perspectives

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