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  • Patrick Suppes, Economics, and Economic Methodology

    Edited by John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands

    Patrick Suppes (1922-2014) was an extraordinarily wide-ranging scholar. Although best known as a philosopher of science, Suppes made substantial contributions to a remarkably wide range of different fields of research including many relevant to economics: decision theory, philosophy of economics,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • China's Grain Supply and Demand: The Challenge of Feeding a Billion

    The Challenge of Feeding a Billion

    By Liming Wang, John Davis

    This title was first published in 2000:  The level and stability of China's grain supply and demand have important effects on both the Chinese national economy and the world grain market. There is increasing interest in whether and how the country can continue to feed itself into the next…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    Edited by John R. Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Second Language Educational Experiences for Adult Learners

    By John M. Norris, John McE. Davis, Veronika Timpe-Laughlin

    Second Language Educational Experiences for Adult Learners provides an up-to-date review of the theory and practice of adult second language education. The primary objective is to introduce core ideas that should inform the design, development, and delivery of language learning experiences that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Innovations in Language Learning and Assessment at ETS

  • Gramsci (RLE: Gramsci)

    And Italy's Passive Revolution

    Edited by John A. Davis

    Antonio Gramsci used the term ‘passive revolution’ to describe the limitations and weaknesses of the 19th century bourgeois state in Italy which permitted economic development whilst thwarting social and political progress. This detailed study consists of seven essays each exploring a different…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

  • Ethics at the End of Life

    New Issues and Arguments

    Edited by John Davis

    The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge

  • Social Capital and Economics

    Social Values, Power, and Social Identity

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, John B. Davis

    This volume provides a collection of critical new perspectives on social capital theory by examining how social values, power relationships, and social identity interact with social capital. This book seeks to extend this theory into what have been largely under-investigated domains, and, at the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Arab Spring and Arab Thaw

    Unfinished Revolutions and the Quest for Democracy

    By John Davis

    What were the unifying principles or strategies that governed the protest movements that swept the Middle East and North Africa in the spring of 2011? Who were the protestors and how did the different authoritarian regimes respond to them? How did regional and international institutions react to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Reflexivity and Economics

    George Soros's theory of reflexivity and the methodology of economic science

    Edited by John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands

    The form of ‘reflexivity’ – defined by the dictionary as that which is ‘directed back upon itself’ – that is most relevant to economic methodology is that where observation of the economy leads to ideas that change behavior, which in turn changes (is directed back upon) the economy itself. As…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Parent-Baby Attachment in Premature Infants

    Edited by John A. Davis, Martin Richards, N R C Roberton

    Originally published in 1983, in the two decades prior to publication, specialised neonatal units for the treatment of sick or preterm babies had been set up in most major neonatal centres. In the early years these units did little to prevent separation of parents and babies and evidence…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Economics Broadly Considered

    Essays in Honour of Warren J. Samuels

    Edited by Jeff E. Biddle, John B Davis, Steven G Medema

    Warren J. Samuels has been a prominent figure in the study of economics in the twentieth century. This book brings together essays by leading scholars in the areas of economics in which Samuels has made his most important contributions: the history of economic thought, economic methodology, and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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