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  1. The Economics of W.S. Jevons

    By Sandra Peart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal Revolution. The breadth of Jevons's work is examined here which: * includes a detailed consideration of a...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of Joan Robinson

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Luigi Pasinetti, Alesandro Roncaglia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Joan Robinson is widely regarded as the greatest female economist and the most important figure in the post-Keynesian tradition. In this volume a distinguished, international team of scholars analyses her extraordinary wide ranging contribution to economics. Various contributions address: * her...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Keynes and his Contemporaries

    Tradition and Enterprise in the Cambridge School of Economics

    By Atsushi Komine

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book examines how the Cambridge School economists, such as J. M. Keynes, constructed revolutionary theories and advocated drastic policies based on their ideals for social organizations and their personal characteristics. Although vast numbers of studies on Marshall, Keynes, and Marshallians...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Leading Contemporary Economists

    Economics at the cutting edge

    Edited by Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book describes the important contributions of several contemporary economic figures including recent Nobel Laureates. Describing their work and putting it into an historical perspective, these chapters explain how their work constitutes a major contribution to the discipline of economics and...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber

    Austrian Connections

    By Stephen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This unique study into the roots of Max Weber's Political Economy, is an intriguing read and a valuable contribution to the Weberian literature. Parsons argues that Weber's analysis is highly influenced by the Austrian School of Economics and the relationship between his critique of centrally...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Canon in the History of Economics

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Michalis Psalidopoulos

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The construction and the role of the economic canon, the accepted list of great works and great authors, has been the subject of much recent literary and historical debate. By contrast, the concept of the canon has been largely dormant in the study of the history of economics, with the canonical...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Physicians and Political Economy

    Six Studies of the Work of Doctor Economists

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Why did Economics, in its formative phase, have so much input from medically educated writers? The innovations that physicians brought to their economic discourse played a key role in shaping the future of the discipline, and this volume draws together the work of leading international academics to...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Towards An Unknown Marx

    A Commentary on the Manuscripts of 1861-63

    By Enrique Dussel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book is the first complete commentary on Marx's manuscripts of 1861-63, works that guide our understanding of fundamental concepts such as 'surplus-value' and 'production price'. The recent publication of Marx's writings in their entirety has been a seminal event in Marxian scholarship. The...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Family Fictions and Family Facts

    Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet and the Population Question in England 1798-1859

    By Brian Cooper

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Classical political economy rests on the assumption that the market and the family are overlapping and mutually dependent realms, dominated in turn by economic men and domestic women. Here, Brian Cooper explores the role of economic theory in 'normalizing' the family in the first half of the...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Contribution of Joseph A. Schumpeter to Economics

    Edited by Richard Arena, Cécile Dangel-Hagnauer

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This collection constitutes an examination of Schumpeter's legacy that is wider than any yet attempted. As one of the key economists of the twentieth century, Schumpeter's economics is viewed in the context of its relation to purer Austrian theories of the free market, Keynesian macroeconomics, the...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge