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  1. Labour Market Theory

    A Constructive Reassessment

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is a commanding assessment of labour market theory across the social sciences. It provides a radically original critique of labour market theory, which draws constructively but critically on existing literature. The work: * contributes to the debates on key issues in labour economics such...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Political Economy of Diet and Health continues the exploration of food systems theory begun in the author's previous publications. It presents a critical exposition of food systems theory and analyses the existing approaches to food consumption. Subjects include: * resolving the diet paradox *...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Value Dimension (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx versus Ricardo and Sraffa

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essays in this edited collection, first published in 1986, focus on important debates surrounding the central Marxian problem of the transformation of values into prices. The collection brings together major contributions on the value theory debate from the decade prior to the book’s...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Coal Question (Routledge Revivals)

    Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ben Fine

    First published in 1992, Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family is an analysis of the contemporary political interest in the position of women. The author critically assesses much of the literature examining the rapidly changing lives of women and contributes to it by offering an explanation...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. From Economics Imperialism to Freakonomics

    The Shifting Boundaries between Economics and other Social Sciences

    By Ben Fine, Dimitris Milonakis

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Is or has economics ever been the imperial social science? Could or should it ever be so? These are the central concerns of this book. It involves a critical reflection on the process of how economics became the way it is, in terms of a narrow and intolerant orthodoxy, that has, nonetheless,...

    Published April 9th 2009 by Routledge

  7. From Political Economy to Economics

    Method, the social and the historical in the evolution of economic theory

    By Dimitris Milonakis, Ben Fine

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Economics has become a monolithic science, variously described as formalistic and autistic with neoclassical orthodoxy reigning supreme. So argue Dimitris Milonakis and Ben Fine in this new major work of critical recollection. The authors show how economics was once rich, diverse, multidimensional...

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Development Policy in the Twenty-First Century

    Beyond the Post-Washington Consensus

    Edited by Ben Fine, Costas Lapavitsas, Jonathan Pincus

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This excellent book, newly available in paperback, addresses the growing dissatisfaction with the neo-liberal post-Washington consensus. The concern of the contributors in writing this collection was that this consensus has established itself as a new orthodoxy, more powerful and widespread than...

    Published March 20th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The World of Consumption

    The Material and Cultural Revisited

    By Ben Fine, Ellen Leopold

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    In the opinion of many people the last decade saw the arrival of the `consumer society'. However, the response of social theory to consumerism has been barely appropriate to the scale of the changes. As an antidote to this, the authors propose the adoption of a new, more inclusive theoretical...

    Published June 1st 2002 by Routledge

  10. The World of Consumption

    The Material and Cultural Revisited, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Fine, Ellen Leopold

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Consumption has become one of the leading topics across the social sciences and vocational disciplines such as marketing and business studies. In this comprehensively updated and revised new edition, traditional approaches as well as the most recent literature are fully addressed and incorporated,...

    Published March 21st 2002 by Routledge

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