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  • Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation

    By Paul Mattick

    Originally published in 1978, the essays in this text discuss issues surrounding inflation, governmental roles in economic matters and varying economic systems and theories with a particular lean towards discussing capitalism evaluating how all of these factors affect the economic state of America.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Food and Finance

    By Ted P. Schmidt

    The financialization, globalization and industrialization of our food systems make it increasingly difficult to access quality fresh food. In fact, the industrialized global food system is creating products that are less food-like, engendering growing questions about the health and safety of our…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Youth and the Crisis

    Unemployment, education and health in Europe

    Edited by Gianluigi Coppola, Niall O'Higgins

    The recent recession has led to an ongoing crisis in the youth labour market in Europe. This timely book deals with a number of areas related to the context, choices and experiences of young people, the consequences of which resonate throughout their lives. The focus of the contributions to this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Combating Inequality

    The global North and South

    Edited by Alexander Gallas, Herr Hansjorg, Frank Hoffer, Christoph Scherrer

    Economic inequality has recently gained considerable academic attention. However, two important aspects of inequality have not been discussed systematically: its multidimensional nature and the question of what can be done to reverse it. This book offers insights from scholars representing the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Struggle for Influence in the Middle East

    The Arab Uprisings and Foreign Assistance

    Edited by Federica Bicchi, Benoit Challand, Steven Heydemann

    This collection of research papers explores the impact of the Arab uprisings on the politics and political economy of foreign aid provision in the MENA region. Contributions focus on the foreign assistance policies and strategies of key donors (United States, Europe, Gulf countries and Turkey), and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Citizens’ Needs, Entitlements and Struggles for Access

    Edited by David Gullette, Jeanne Féaux de la Croix

    The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is known about citizens’ needs within this broader…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Explaining Inequality

    By Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta

    Inequalities in incomes and wealth have increased in advanced countries, making our economies less dynamic, our societies more unjust and our political processes less democratic. As a result, reducing inequalities is now a major economic, social and political challenge. This book provides a concise…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Debt

    By Alexander X. Douglas

    I owe you a dinner invitation, you owe ten years on your mortgage, and the government owes billions. We speak confidently about these cases of debt, but is that concept clear in its meaning? This book aims to clarify the concept of debt so we can find better answers to important moral and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • The Economics of Voting

    Studies of self-interest, bargaining, duty and rights

    By Dan Usher

    The economics of voting is about whether and to what extent self-interest may be relied upon in voting. The central proposition in economics is that the world’s work gets done satisfactorily when each person does what they think is best for themselves. The commonsense view of the matter is that…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • What is Neoclassical Economics?

    Debating the origins, meaning and significance

    Edited by Jamie Morgan

    Despite some diversification modern economics still attracts a great deal of criticism. This is largely due to highly unrealistic assumptions underpinning economic theory, explanatory failure, poor policy framing, and a dubious focus on prediction. Many argue that flaws continue to owe much of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • The Romance of Trade

    A Survey Commercial and Economic

    By A.W. Kirkaldy

    This revised edition of the original 1923 text first appeared in 1929, a decade after the end of WWI. The war left Great Britain burdened with debt and faced with the dire issues of unemployment and unstable domestic and foreign markets. In this title, A.W. Kirkaldy gives a brief but thoroughly…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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