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  • Ethics, Meaning, and Market Society

    1st Edition

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human activities. A…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • 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
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Wheels and Deals

    The Automotive Industry in Twentieth-Century Australia, 1st Edition

    By Robert Conlon, John Perkins

    This title was first published in 2001. The emergence and development of automobile production in Australia was a long, drawn out and costly business for car buyers and taxpayers. Wheels and Deals, is the story of some of the causes and effects of Australian Government policies on the local…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Worker Mobilisation

    Australia 1788-1850, 1st Edition

    By Michael Quinlan

    This is a book on how and why workers come together. Almost coincident with its inception, worker organisation is a central and enduring element of capitalism. In the 19th and 20th centuries’ mobilisation by workers played a substantial role in reshaping critical elements of these societies in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

  • Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mayer

    The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend existing theories…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Iron Shipbuilding on the Thames, 1832–1915

    An Economic and Business History, 1st Edition

    By A.J. Arnold

    This title was first published in 2000. 'Little better documented than King Arthur or Robin Hood' complained one historian in 1998 describing the lack of information on Thames shipbuilding. This study of iron shipbuilding on the capital's river fills this noticeable gap. A.J. Arnold examines the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gales

    A Study in Brewing, Business and Family History, 1st Edition

    By Barry Stapleton, James H. Thomas

    This title was first published in 2000:  This volume tells the fascinating story of the origins, development, growth and survival of a small country brewery in Hampshire. Employing and analyzing a wealth of original documentation, it examines the local environment both before establishment of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Coventry Motor Industry

    Birth to Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By David Thoms, Tom Donnelly

    This title was first published in 2000:  Coventry is synonymous with both the creation and relative decline of the British motor car industry. This volume utilises the extensive range of primary sources on the subject to explore the relationship between the car industry in its local…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pioneering African-American Women in the Advertising Business

    Biographies of MAD Black WOMEN, 1st Edition

    By Judy Foster Davis

    Much has been written about the men and women who shaped the field of advertising, some of whom became legends in the industry. However, the contributions of African-American women to the advertising business have largely been omitted from these accounts. Yet, evidence reveals that some…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • The Problem of Production

    A new theory of the firm, 1st Edition

    By Per L Bylund

    The theory of the firm has been fertile ground for economists. Bylund proposes a new theory, rooted in Austrian economics, which examines the firm as a part of the market, and not as a free-standing entity. In this integrated view, a theory is offered which incorporates entrepreneurship, production…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

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