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  1. Political Economy of the Environment

    An Interdisciplinary Approach

    By Simon Dietz, Jonathan Michie, Christine Oughton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    This book is the culmination of several years work by a group of academics, policy-makers and other professionals looking to understand how alternative economic thinking – and indeed thinking from quite different social-scientific disciplines – could enhance the mainstream economic approach to...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creative Industries and Developing Countries

    Voice, Choice and Economic Growth

    Edited by Diana Barrowclough, Zeljka Kozul-Wright

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    Pushing the frontiers of the new development paradigm, this book guides debates, clarifies new themes and illustrates how the cultural resources of the developing world can become a new way of integrating into the global economy - helping to raise the voices of developing countries, widening the...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Bilateral Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific

    Origins, Evolution, and Implications

    Edited by Vinod Aggarwal, Shujiro Urata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed a rapid rise in bilateral preferential trade agreements at the beginning of the twenty-first century. This trend could have potentially dramatic effects on the trading patterns of countries in the transpacific region and beyond. Some argue that these accords...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Hollywood Economics

    How Extreme Uncertainty Shapes the Film Industry

    By Arthur De Vany

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    Just how risky is the movie industry? Is screenwriter William Goldman's claim that "nobody knows anything" really true? Can a star and a big opening change a movie's risks and return? Do studio executives really earn their huge paychecks? These and many other questions are answered in Hollywood...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge

  5. New Economy, New Myth

    By Jean Gadrey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    The 'new economy' has been criticised greatly of late, and after the speculation and hype that surrounded the internet bubble, this is hardly surprising. This book, first published in French and updated here, however treats the 'new economy' as a discourse - one that is often misleading. In order...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Systems of Production

    Markets, Organisations and Performance

    By Brendan Burchell, Simon Deakin, Jonathan Michie, Jill Rubery

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    In recent years we have seen the predictions of our forebears that leisure time would increase as the years pass utterly confounded. It is a fact of life that in major cities across the world, transport systems are full to bursting with people on their way to and from work. As people have come to...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Placing the Social Economy

    By Ash Amin, Angus Cameron, Ray Hudson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    In recent years there has been a great deal of discussion about the social economy and the term 'the third way' has attained a level of household recognition, especially in America and Britain. Academics and commentators have debated the usefulness of the social economy as a restraint on capitalist...

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. A New Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics

    By Richard P. F. Holt, Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    Eichner's classic A Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics (1978) is still seen as the definitive staging post for those wishing to familiarise themselves with the Post-Keynesian School. This book brings the story up-to-date.Of all the subgroups within heterodox economics, Post-Keynesianism has provided...

    Published August 16th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Social Capital Versus Social Theory

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    The idea of Social Capital is an attempt to incorporate social considerations into mainstream economic thinking. Its proponents feel that social factors are properly quantifiable. So, they use the compex algebra and statistics beloved of mainstream economic theory and measure 'units' of health care...

    Published October 19th 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Political Economy of the Information Society
    By Nicholas Garnham
    To Be Published January 24th 2015

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