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  • The History of Economic Thought: A Reader

    Edited by Steven G Medema, Warren J. Samuels

    This new reader in the history of economic thought is edited by two of the most respected figures in the field. With clearly written summaries putting each selection into context, this book will be of great use to students and lecturers of the history of economic thought as it goes beyond the…

    Hardback – 2003-06-12

  • Women and the Economy: A Reader

    A Reader

    By Ellen Mutari, Deborah M. Figart

    This reader is designed for use as a primary or supplementary text for courses on women's role in the economy. Both interdisciplinary and heterodox in its approach, it showcases feminist economic analyses that utilize insights from institutionalism as well as neoclassical economics. Including both…

    Paperback – 2003-06-03

  • Henry George: Collected Journalistic Writings

    Collected Journalistic Writings

    By Henry George, Kenneth C. Wenzer

    More than a century after his death in 1897, Henry George remains one of the most original and influential economic thinkers in American history. His revolutionary theory on land taxation gained a tremendous following, reshaped the nation's political and economic debate, and continues today to be a…

    Hardback – 2003-05-31

  • Toward a Feminist Philosophy of Economics

    By Drucilla Barker, Edith Kuiper

    Feminist economists have demonstrated that interrogating hierarchies based on gender, ethnicity, class and nation results in an economics that is biased and more faithful to empirical evidence than are mainstream accounts.This rigorous and comprehensive book examines many of the central…

    Paperback – 2003-04-03
    Economics as Social Theory

  • The Crisis in Economics

    Edited by Edward Fullbrook

    Economics can be pretty boring. Drier than Death Valley, the discipline is obsessed with mathematics and compounds this by arrogantly assuming its techniques can be brought to bear on the other social sciences. It wasn't going to be long, therefore, before students started complaining. The vast…

    Paperback – 2003-03-27
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Critical Realism

    The Difference it Makes

    Edited by Justin Cruickshank

    Critical realism is a movement in philosophy and the human sciences most closely associated with the work of Roy Bhaskar. Since the publication of Bhaskars A Realist Theory of Science, critical realism has had a profound influence on a wide range of subjects. This reader makes accessible, in one…

    Hardback – 2003-03-20
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Theory of the Individual in Economics

    Identity and Value

    By John B Davis

    The concept of the individual and his/her motivations is a bedrock of philosophy. All strands of thought at heart come down to a particular theory of the individual. Economics, though, is guilty of taking this hugely important concept without questioning how we theorise it. This superb book…

    Paperback – 2003-03-20
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Reorienting Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    This eagerly anticipated new book from Tony Lawson contends that economics can profit from a more explicit concern with ontology (enquiry into the nature of existence) than has been its custom. By admitting that economics is not exactly a picture of health at the moment, Lawson hopes that we can…

    Paperback – 2003-02-20
    Economics as Social Theory

  • The Accumulation of Capital

    By Rosa Luxemburg

    Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who fought and died for her beliefs. In January 1919, after being arrested for her involvement in a workers' uprising in Berlin, she was brutally murdered by a group of right-wing soldiers. Her body was recovered days later from a canal. Six years…

    Paperback – 2003-01-23
    Routledge Classics

  • New Economy, New Myth

    By Jean Gadrey

    The 'new economy' has been criticised greatly of late, and after the speculation and hype that surrounded the internet bubble, this is hardly surprising. This book, first published in French and updated here, however treats the 'new economy' as a discourse - one that is often misleading. In order…

    Paperback – 2002-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

  • Jevons

    Critical Responses

    Edited by Sandra Peart

    William Stanley Jevons was a self-proclaimed revolutionary, whose struggle under what he called the 'Noxious authority' of John Stuart Mill in economic circles is well-known. He was highly critical of the labour theory of value and the wages fund theory attributed to David Ricardo, and offered his…

    Hardback – 2002-11-21
    Critical Responses

  • Crit Asses:Fried Von Hayek Set

    Edited by John C. Wood

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2002-09-02

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