Political Economy Products

  • Economic Thought and History

    An unresolved relationship

    Edited by Monika Poettinger, Gianfranco Tusset

    Economic Thought and History looks at the relationship between facts and thought in historical economic research, viewing it in the context of periods of economic crisis and providing detailed analyses of methods used in determining the bond between economic history and economic theory. This…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Modern Heterodox Economics

  • Models of Simon

    By K. Vela Velupillai

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Technologies of Consumer Labor

    A History of Self-Service

    By Michael Palm

    This book documents and examines the history of technology used by consumers to serve oneself. The telephone’s development as a self-service technology functions as the narrative spine, beginning with the advent of rotary dialing eliminating most operator services and transforming every local…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Hegel, Institutions and Economics

    Performing the Social

    By Carsten Herrmann-Pillath, Ivan Boldyrev

    Hegel’s philosophy  has witnessed periods of revival and oblivion, at times considered to be an unrivalled and all-embracing system of thought, but often renounced with no less ardour. This book renews the dialogue with Hegel by looking at his legacy as a source of insight and judgement…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Fiscal Tiers

    The Economics of Multi-Level Government

    By David King

    First published in 1984. This book brings together and develops the economic theory relating to the design and operation of systems of non-central government — positing major developments in several areas. It considers what functions systems most suitably perform in non-central governments, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • Social Democracy in Capitalist Society

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden

    By Richard Scase

    First published in 1977. This book considers the nature of industrial society, contemporary capitalism and the impact of political ideas on social structure. These ideas are discussed by reference to the impact of social democracy on the structure of capitalist society in a comparative analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • An Introduction to Gender and Economics

    Foundations, Concepts and Policies

    By Nicky Pouw, A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi

    This book is designed for courses relating gender to the economy. Its purpose is to enable readers to get a clear and concise understanding of the gendered character of the economy and of economic policy. In order to comprehensively do this, the book encompasses: - the micro level of agency,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development

    From Neoliberalism to Resource Nationalism

    Edited by Paul A. Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

    The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Unions, Change and Crisis

    French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy, 1945-1980

    By Peter Lange, George Ross, Maurizio Vannicelli

    First published in 1982, Unions, Change and Crisis represents the first detailed, comparative, historical and theoretically grounded study of two of the major trade union movements of Europe. It brings together the results of the first part of the first major study from Harvard University’s Centre…

    Hardback – 2016-02-20 

  • The Politics of West German Trade Unions

    Strategies of class and interest representation in growth and crisis

    By Andrei Markovits

    First published in 1986, this book assesses the Politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains to what extent organized labour…

    Hardback – 2016-02-20 

  • Japan's Response to Crisis and Change in the World Economy

    Edited by Michèle Schmiegelow

    Originally published in 1986, after a period of global changes and financial crisis in the majority of industrialised countries, this book explores how Japan’s economy seemed to maintain its success. This study provides an overview of the Japanese case and the main schools of thought that arose…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    New Political Economy

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