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  • 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 – 2020-03-06 
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • 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 Revivals

  • F. A. Hayek and the Epistemology of Politics

    The Curious Task of Economics, 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 heretofore: the problem of policymaker ignorance and the consequences of limited political knowledge. Scott Scheall explores the significance of the fact that the possibilities for…

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

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Financialization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Mader, Daniel Mertens, Natascha van der Zwan

    Financialization has become the go-to term for scholars grappling with the growth of finance. This Handbook offers the first comprehensive survey of the scholarship on financialization, connecting finance with changes in politics, technology, culture, society and the economy. It takes stock of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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 

  • Environmentally Sustainable Industrial Development in China

    1st Edition

    By Yanqing Jiang, Xu Yuan

    There is growing concern about China's industrial development being unsustainable and the irreversible depletion of natural resources and deterioration of the ecological environment. The relationship between industrial development, pollution and the environmental quality is an important issue that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Profit, Accumulation and Crisis in Capitalism

    Long-term Trends in the UK, US, Japan and China, 1855–2018, 1st Edition

    By Minqi Li

    Karl Marx hypothesized that there is a long-term tendency for the profit rate to fall in capitalist economies. Immanuel Wallerstein hypothesized that capitalist development tends to drive up labor cost, material cost, and taxation cost. This book evaluates Marx’s and Wallerstein’s hypotheses by…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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 Studies in Gender and Economics

  • The Future of the Economy

    East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption, 1st Edition

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 

  • Cooperation Networks and Economic Development

    Cuba’s High-Tech Potential, 1st Edition

    By Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill

    For most Western audiences, Cuba is a touristic paradise stuck in time and virtually detached from world technology networks by the US embargo – anything but a hub of industrial innovation and high value-added biotechnology. However, a closer look reveals more subtle but equally powerful stories…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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