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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Foundations of Marketing Thought

    The Influence of the German Historical School, 1st Edition

    By D.G. Brian Jones, Mark Tadajewski

    The study and teaching of marketing as a university subject is generally understood to have originated in America during the early 20th century emerging as an applied branch of economics. This book tells a different story describing the influence of the German Historical School on institutional…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • International Economic Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Kelsey

    This title was first published in 2002. Debates about the desirability, feasibility and appropriate form of international economic regulation are now a heavily contested domain. This selection of recently published essays reflects the diversity of perspectives that are shaping the scope and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism

    ‘A Transition From Here to There?’, 1st Edition

    By Robert Ledger

    The premiership of Margaret Thatcher has been portrayed as uniquely ideological in its pursuit of a more market-based economy. A body of literature has been built on how a sharp turn to the right by the Conservative Party during the 1980s - inspired by the likes of Milton Friedman and Friedrich…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Changing Face of Imperialism

    Colonialism to Contemporary Capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sunanda Sen, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo

    This volume reiterates the relevance of imperialism in the present, as a continuous arrangement, from the early years of empire-colonies to the prevailing pattern of expropriation across the globe. While imperialism as an arrangement of exploitation has sustained over ages, measures deployed to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge India

  • Regulation of the London Stock Exchange

    Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945, 1st Edition

    By Chris Swinson

    In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Financial History

  • Karl Marx and the Classics

    An Essay on Value, Crises and the Capitalist Mode of Production, 1st Edition

    By John Milios, Dimitri Dimoulis

    This title was first published in 2002: By exploring Marxian value theory and its relevance to present issues of economic analysis, such as the circuit of social capital, the quantity theory of money, instability and economic crises, and economic exploitation and its ideological disguise, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Individualism to the Individual

    Ideology and Inquiry in Financial Economics, 1st Edition

    By George M. Frankfurter, Elton G. McGoun

    This title was first published in 2002: From Individualism to the Individual treats finance as a social and cultural process, exploring the unseen side of academic discourse and the many obstacles the deeply entrenched elite puts in the way of alternative thinking. Opening with a detailed…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Market and Public Choices

    An Ethical Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Alfonso Salinas

    This title was first published in 2003. This book assumes a viewpoint practically absent from contemporary economics, and readdresses the first fundamental question of economics: how should we decide how scarce resources should be allocated among competing uses? By focusing on this question the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Theory and Practice of Command and Control in Environmental Policy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Berck

    Edited by Gloria E. Helfand

    This title was first published in 2003. Economists have had increasing success in arguing the merits of market-based approaches to environmental problems. By making polluting expensive, market-based approaches provide polluters with incentives to clean up, rather than mandates to stop polluting.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sweden and the 'Third Way'

    A Macroeconomic Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Philip Whyman

    This title was first published in 2003. The creation of a 'Third Way' between unfettered capitalism and old-style Keynesian-corporatist forms of social democracy has become the driving force behind the policy programmes of many left-of-centre political parties in the industrialised nations of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge Revivals

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