History of Economic Thought Products

  • Technological Change, Rationalisation and Industrial Relations

    Edited by Otto Jacobi, Bob Jessop, Hans Kastendiek, Marino Regini

    Originally published in 1986 the first part of this book outlines some of the general problems of technological change and labour relations. It discusses the politics of rationalisation and of industrialisation in the car industry by examining case studies of Volkswagen British Leyland and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • Restructuring the Global Automobile Industry

    By Christopher M. Law

    Originally published in 1991, this book examines the spatial implications of the changes to the automobile industry at world, national and local levels. The volume brings together the work of North American, European and Japanese geographers, economists and sociologists, and includes perspectives…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith

    Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations

    By Sule Ozler, Paul A Gabrinetti

    Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith blends the rich intellectual heritage of the hermeneutic tradition with the methods and concepts of psychoanalysis, in order to examine the seminal works of Adam Smith. This is the first book on Smith to analyse the works of the groundbreaking moral…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • Radical Political Economy

    Sraffa Versus Marx

    By Robin Hahnel

    For too long radical political economy has suffered for lack of a coherent alternative to formal Marxian economic theory. People have had to choose between (1) continuing to use a formal model based on the labor theory of value as Marx developed in Capital to justify and retain one’s opposition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • A History of Australasian Economic Thought

    By Alex Millmow

    This overview of Australasian Economic Thought presents the first analysis of the Australian economic contribution for twenty-five years, and is the first to offer a panoramic sweeping account of New Zealand economic thought. Those two countries, both at the start of the twentieth century and at…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • Money as a Social Institution

    The Institutional Development of Capitalism

    By Ann E. Davis

    Money is usually understood as a valuable object, the value of which is attributed to it by its users and which other users recognize. It serves to link disparate institutions, providing a disguised whole and prime tool for the "invisible hand" of the market. This book offers an interpretation of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Wealth

    By A.W. Kirkaldy

    This title, first published in 1920, is an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of economics, including explanations of production, distribution, and capital. Kirkaldy further highlights the economic problems of trade, commerce, exchanges, and finances. This title will be a valuable resource…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ricardo and International Trade

    Edited by Shigeyoshi Senga, Masatomi Fujimoto, Taichi Tabuchi

    David Ricardo's theories have been widely studied and discussed, including the prominent theory on comparative advantage. Ricardo and International Trade looks at the ongoing renaissance of the Ricardian international trade theory. The book’s interpretation brings fresh insights into and new…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Money, Politics and Power

    Banking and Public Finance in Wartime England, 1694-96

    By Richard A. Kleer

    The Nine Years’ War with France was a period of great institutional innovation in public finance and of severe monetary turmoil for England. It saw the creation of the Bank of England; a sudden sharp fall in the external value of the pound; a massive undertaking to melt down and recoin most of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Routledge Revivals: Studies in Economic Dynamics (1943)

    By M. Kalecki

    First published in 1943, this work contains five interconnected essays presenting M. Kalecki’s renowned additions to the business cycle theory. Written by one of the most distinguished economists of the 20th century, this work will be essential reading for students and scholars of the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

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