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  1. John Ruskin's Political Economy

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This volume offers an exciting new reading of John Ruskin's economic and social criticism, based on recent research into rhetoric in economics. Willie Henderson uses notions derived from literary criticism, the rhetorical turn in economics and more conventional approaches to historical economic...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Piero Sraffa's Political Economy

    A Centenary Estimate

    Edited by Terenzio Cozzi, Roberto Marchionatti

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A century after his birth, this volume presents a re-assessment of the life and work of Piero Sraffa, one of the great economists of the twentieth century. From his anti-Marshallian articles of 1925 and 1926 to his classic work on the theory of capital, Production of Commodities by Means of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reflections on the Classical Canon in Economics

    Essays in Honour of Samuel Hollander

    Edited by Evelyn L. Forget, Sandra Peart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In this discipline-defining volume, some of the leading international scholars in the history of economic thought re-examine the concepts of 'classical economics' and the 'canon', illuminating the roots and evolution of the contemporary discipline....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume I

    Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Peter Groenewegen's reputation as a chronicler of the history of economics is unparalleled. Building on his respected collection on eighteenth century economics, this new book focuses on the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, reprinting essays on classical and modern economics. Several of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gandhi's Economic Thought

    By Ajit K. Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Gandhi's economic theories were a part of his vision of self-government, which meant not just freedom from colonial rule but the achievement of self-reliance and self-respect by the villagers of India. Areas examined include: * consumption behaviour * industrialization, technology and the scale...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cambridge Controversies in Capital Theory

    A Methodological Analysis

    By Jack Birner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book explains the debate over the Cambridge controversies of the 1960s and 1970s. In a compelling and comprehensive argument, Birner discusses the main contributions to the controversy in a series of case studies. He gradually develops a methodological model of idealizations that explains both...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Competing Economic Theories

    Essays in Honour of Giovanni Caravale

    By Sergio Nisticò, Domenico Tosato

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Providing a contemporary overview of the debate amongst theoretical stands in economics, this book brings together contributions from a number of eminent scholars. It covers important issues in methodology and the history of thought, as well as economic analysis. The book is structured in five...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Economics and Interdisciplinary Exchange

    Edited by Guido Erreygers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Economists have not always been on friendly terms with scientists from other fields. More than once, economists have been accused of 'imperialism' or criticized for neglecting the insights obtained in other fields. The history of economics, however, yields manifold examples of interdisciplinary '...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Pareto, Economics and Society

    The Mechanical Analogy

    By Michael McLure

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Vilfredo Pareto was one of the great systems theorists of the twentieth century, embracing economics, psychology, sociology and politics. In this important work, Michael McLure takes as his subject of study the rapport between Pareto's economic and sociological theory, and consequently, illuminates...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Keynes and the 'Classics'

    A Study in Language, Epistemology and Mistaken Identities

    By Michel Verdon

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Is there a language which is adequate to describe our own economy? In this volume, Michel Verdon undertakes a path-breaking analysis of the three major paradigms in economics: Marxian economics, neo-classical economics and Keynesian economics. Each of these, he argues, has an inherent cosmology,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge