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  • Money as a Social Institution

    The Institutional Development of Capitalism, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-08
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • A History of Australasian Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Alex Millmow

    This overview of Australasian economic thought presents the first analysis of the Australian economic contribution for 25 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 its end,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith

    Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-07
    Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • Ricardo and International Trade

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-22
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Economics and Other Disciplines

    Assessing New Economic Currents, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    During the second half of the twentieth century, economics exported its logic – utility maximization – to the analysis of several human activities or realities: a tendency that has been called “economic imperialism”. This book explores the concept termed by John Davis as “reverse imperialism”,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-22
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Money, Politics and Power

    Banking and Public Finance in Wartime England, 1694–96, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-15
    Financial History

  • Human Evolution, Economic Progress and Evolutionary Failure

    1st Edition

    By Bhanoji Rao

    This monograph is an innovative endeavour in many ways. First, it brings to the fore the synergy between human evolution and economic and social progress. Second, it acknowledges the critical contributions from the routine adherence to contextual truth and contextual non-violence of humanity at…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Ricardo on Money

    A Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    By Ghislain Deleplace

    Despite his achievements, David Ricardo’s views on money have often been misunderstood and underappreciated. His advanced ideas had to wait until the twentieth century to be applied, and most historians of economic thought continue to consider him as an obsolete orthodox. The last book devoted…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Global Free Trade Error

    The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory, 1st Edition

    By Ron Baiman

    The doctrine of "free trade" is second only to that of "free markets" in undergirding ideological support for our current global economic structures and rules. From David Ricardo’s "comparative advantage principle" to James Meade’s Neoclassical or mainstream economics proof of self-adjusting free…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • History of the Future of Economic Growth

    Historical Roots of Current Debates on Sustainable Degrowth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iris Borowy, Matthias Schmelzer

    The future of economic growth is one of the decisive questions of the twenty-first century. Alarmed by declining growth rates in industrialized countries, climate change, and rising socio-economic inequalities, among other challenges, more and more people demand to look for alternatives beyond…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Economics, Ethics, and Ancient Thought

    Towards a virtuous public policy, 1st Edition

    By Donald G. Richards

    It is argued that the normative and ethical presuppositions of standard economics render the discipline incapable of addressing an important class of problems involving human choices. Economics adopts too thin an account both of human motivation and of "the good" for individuals and for society. It…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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