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  1. Subjectivity in Political Economy

    Essays on Wanting and Choosing

    By David P. Levine

    This book explores the way political economy understands human motivation. In it, the author argues that the assumptions typically made by economists regarding want and choice cannot adequately lay a foundation for answering important questions about the design of economic institutions and the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Normative Political Economy

    Subjective Freedom, the Market and the State

    By David P. Levine

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Normative Political Economy explores the criteria we use for judging economic institutions and economic policy. It argues that prevailing criteria lack sufficient depth in their understanding of subjective experience. David Levine's arguments cover topics which include: * basic needs, equality and...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Capacity for Ethical Conduct

    On psychic existence and the way we relate to others

    By David P. Levine

    What is the root cause of ethical failure? Why is preoccupation with ethics more a part of the problem than a part of the solution? What makes ethical conduct a natural expression of who we are? What enables us to be ourselves in our relations with others? Ethical failure has become a significant...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Economic Studies (Routledge Revivals)

    Contributions to the Critique of Economic Theory

    By David P. Levine

    First published in 1977, David Levine's Econom ic Studies offers a critique and reconstruction of the theoretical conception of economic life. The premise of the study is that only an investigation of the system of elementary economic relations - value, capital, production - can overcome the...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Welfare, Right and the State

    A Framework for Thinking

    By David P. Levine

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book develops a creative theoretical framework for understanding the welfare state: the theory of the state and the idea of welfare connected to autonomy. Written by a well-known expert of political economy and welfare, it explores the nature of welfare and connects welfare not to basic needs,...

    Published February 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Object Relations, Work and the Self

    By David P. Levine

    In this book, David P. Levine applies psychoanalytic object relations theory to understanding work motivation and the meaning of work. Drawing on the writings of authors such as Donald Winnicott, Otto Kernberg and Melanie Klein, he explores three factors central to our effort to understand work:...

    Published October 7th 2009 by Routledge

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