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  • The Economic Philosophy of the Internet of Things

    1st Edition

    By James Juniper

    To properly understand the nature of the digital economy we need to investigate the phenomenon of a "ubiquitous computing system" (UCS). As defined by Robin Milner, this notion implies the following characteristics: (i) it will continually make decisions hitherto made by us; (ii) it will be vast,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • Unproductive Labour in Political Economy

    The History of an Idea, 1st Edition

    By Cosimo Perrotta

    Contemporary mainstream economists see social wealth as the sum of individual incomes, but for three centuries many economists saw wealth as consisting of the public and private resources of a nation. This led them to explore the idea of unproductive labour, which provides a nation with an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Resisting Financialization with Deleuze and Guattari

    1st Edition

    By Charles Barthold

    Resisting Financialization with Deleuze and Guattari aims to provide a contribution in relation to three main areas: the understanding of contemporary capitalism and financialization from a critical perspective; the analysis of resistance to financialization; and the better understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Class and Property in Marx's Economic Thought

    Exploring the Basis for Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Jørgen Sandemose

    This book presents the capitalist system as a function of the interaction of the three basic classes in the capitalist social formation. Through this, it shows how the corresponding conflicts and clashes of interests between those classes – industrial capitalists, wage labourers and landed…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Aristotle's Critique of Political Economy

    With a Contemporary Application, 1st Edition

    By Robert L. Gallagher

    This book presents a positive account of Aristotle’s theory of political economy, arguing that it contains elements that may help us better understand and resolve contemporary social and economic problems. The book considers how Aristotle’s work has been utilized by scholars including Marx,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System

    The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter, 1st Edition

    By John Milios

    Economists, historians and social scientists have offered a variety of conflicting answers to the issue of the beginnings of capitalism and these deviating answers imply different conceptualizations of what capitalism actually is. This book provides a simultaneous inquiry into the origins of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Economic Thought of William Petty

    Exploring the Colonialist Roots of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Goodacre

    William Petty (1623-1687), long recognised as a founding father of English political economy, was actively involved in the military-colonial administration of Ireland following its invasion by Oliver Cromwell, and to the end of his days continued to devise schemes for securing England’s continued…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Otto Neurath and the History of Economics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Turk

    Although Otto Neurath left his mark across an array of fields in the first half of the twentieth century, he was trained as an economist and wrote extensively about economics. He questioned the philosophical foundations of economic concepts, the fuzziness of economic terminology, the unwarranted…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • A Brief Prehistory of the Theory of the Firm

    1st Edition

    By Paul Walker

    The theory of the firm did not exist, in any serious manner, until around 1970. Only then did the current theory of the firm literature begin to emerge, based largely upon the work of Ronald Coase and to a lesser degree Frank Knight. It was work by Armen Alchian, Robert Crawford, Harold Demsetz,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Money, Markets and Capital

    The Case for a Monetary Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jean Cartelier

    Money and payments are familiar to everybody. Economists however are often at a loss in assessing the extent to which money matters. As a matter of fact, money is at the origin of the main cleavage in economic theory. Beyond sophisticated models what is at stake is whether money is just an…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Parliament, Inventions and Patents

    A Research Guide and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    This book is a research guide and bibliography of Parliamentary material, including the Old Scottish Parliament and the Old Irish Parliament, relating to patents and inventions from the early seventeenth century to 1976. It chronicles the entire history of a purely British patent law before the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • A Worker's Economist

    John R. Commons and His Legacy from Progressivism to the War on Poverty, 1st Edition

    By John Dennis Chasse

    John R. Commons is one of the few reformers of the past century whose major works are still actively read, whose ideas are still debated, and whose principles are still applied to the analysis of contemporary problems. His life spanned the years of America’s “Great Transformation,” from a nation of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

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