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  • Economic History of a Divided Europe

    Four Diverse Regions in an Integrating Continent, 1st Edition

    By Ivan T. Berend

    This book presents the sharp regional differences within the integrating European continent. Four regions—Northwestern Europe, Southern Europe, Central Europe, and Eastern-Southeastern Europe—represent high, medium, and relatively less-developed levels of economic advancement. These disparities…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Monetary Unions

    Past Experiences and the Eurozone, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan E. Castañeda, Alessandro Roselli, Geoffrey E. Wood

    In this book, a historical analysis of the precedents of the euro is examined within the context of the current issues affecting the Eurozone and the long-term effects of the institutional changes implemented since 2010. The book begins by placing the Eurozone challenges in the historical context…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hayek, Economics, and the Epistemology of Politics

    1st Edition

    By Scott Scheall

    F. A. Hayek and the Epistemology of Politics is an exploration of an important problem that has largely been ignored: the problem of policymaker ignorance, and the limits of political epistemology. Scott Scheall explores Hayek’s attitude to the philosophy of science and political philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The End of Individualism and the Economy

    Emerging Paradigms of Connection and Community, 1st Edition

    By Ann E. Davis

    Individualism has been one of the driving forces in the rise of modern capitalism, and methodological individualism has been dominant in social science for many years. In this paradigm the economy is seen as a machine to routinize production and improve efficiency, and the discipline of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Commutative Justice

    A Liberal Theory of Just Exchanges, 1st Edition

    By Carl David Mildenberger

    This book develops a liberal theory of justice in exchange. It identifies the conditions that market exchanges need to fulfill to be just. It also addresses head-on a consequentialist challenge to existing theories of exchange, namely that, in light of new harms faced at the global level, we need…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Carola Frege, John Kelly

    Employment Relations is widely taught in business schools around the world. However, an increasing emphasis is being placed on the comparative and international dimensions of the relationships between employers and workers. It is becoming crucial to consider today’s work and employment issues…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society

    Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abbas Strømmen-Bakhtiar, Evgueni Vinogradov

    The emergence of new platform business models, notably the sharing economy, is impacting the economy in various ways, altering the structure of many industries, and raising a number of economic and political issues. This book investigates the widespread influence of the sharing economy on…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power

    Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance, 1st Edition

    By Inés Durán Matute

    Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge

  • The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge India

  • Using Fiscal Policy and Public Financial Management to Promote Gender Equality

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Janet G. Stotsky

    This book examines how fiscal policy and management can promote gender equality in developing as well as developed countries. Providing an international look at gender budgeting, it draws on countries at different levels of development, with an emphasis on low-income developing countries. It…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Economics

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