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Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

In recent years, there has been widespread criticism of mainstream economics. This has taken many forms, from methodological critiques of its excessive formalism, to concern about its failure to connect with many of the most pressing social issues. This series provides a forum for research which is developing alternative forms of economic analysis. Reclaiming the traditional 'political economy' title, it refrains from emphasising any single school of thought, but instead attempts to foster greater diversity within economics.

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151-160 of 199 results in Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
  1. Race and Economic Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Marlene Kim

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Examining the crucial topic of race relations, this book explores the economic and social environments that play a significant role in determining economic outcomes and why racial disparities persist. With contributions from a range of international contributors including Edward Wolff and...

    Published July 31st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Hayek and Natural Law

    By Erik Angner

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Providing a radical new reading of Hayek's life and work, this new book, by an important Hayekian scholar, dispels many of the mysteries surrounding one of the most prominent economists and political philosophers of the twentieth century. Angner argues that Hayek's work should be seen as...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Remapping Gender in the New Global Order

    Edited by Marjorie Griffin-Cohen, Janine Brodie

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book analyses changes in gender relations, as a result of globalization, in countries on the semi-periphery of power. Semi-periphery refers to those nations which are not drivers of change globally, but have enough economic and political security to have some power in determining their own...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Renaissance in Behavioral Economics

    Essays in Honour of Harvey Leibenstein

    Edited by Roger Frantz

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Economists working on behavioral economics have been awarded the Nobel Prize four times in recent years. This book explores this innovative area and in particular focuses on the work of Harvey Leibenstein, one of the pioneers of the discipline. The topics covered in the book include agency theory;...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Consumer Capitalism

    By Anastasios Korkotsides

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    An excellent addition to Routledge’s strong tradition of publishing exceptional books in heterodox economics, this innovative and groundbreaking volume draws on the work of Schumpeter, Marx and Sraffa, three of the most influential economists of all time. It bases value on a single, inwardly felt...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Economics, Ethics and the Market

    Introduction and Applications

    By Johan J. Graafland

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The primary aim of the text is to introduce the reader to the relationship between economics and ethics and to the application of economic ethics in the evaluation of the market. The reader will gain insight into: The ethical and methodological strategy of economics and criticism of the core...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Core Theory in Economics

    Problems and Solutions

    By Lester Telser

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    An important tenet of game theory, core theory has nonetheless been all but ignored by the mainstream. Its basic premise is that individuals band together in order to promote their interests as much as possible. The return to an individual depends on competition among various coalitions...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Equilibrium in Economics

    Scope and Limits

    Edited by Valeria Mosini

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    General Equilibrium Theory, which became the dominating paradigm after the Second World War, is founded on the postulated existence, uniqueness, and stability of equilibrium in economic processes. Since then, the concept has come under sustained attack from all points of the heterodox...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Fiscal Decentralization and Local Public Finance in Japan

    By Nobuki Mochida

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The intergovernmental fiscal issue is highly relevant given the worldwide movement toward more decentralized governance in both industrial and developing countries. Over the course of five decades Japan has developed a robust system of decentralized governance. This book investigates...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Explorations in Economic Methodology

    From Lakatos to Empirical Philosophy of Science

    Edited by Roger E. Backhouse

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Roger Backhouse is a key figure in the field of economic methodology. Explorations in Economic Methodology both clarifies and responds to the issues raised by the literature and argues that methodology is an essential activity. Offering a constructive, but critical, response to the recent...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Market: Equilibrium, Stability, Mythology
    By Sydney N. Afriat
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  2. Cognitive Developments in Economics
    By Salvatore Rizzello
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  3. Economics, Culture and Development
    By Eiman Zein-Elabdin
    To Be Published September 21st 2015
  4. Inherited Wealth, Justice and Equality
    Edited by Guido Erreygers, John Cunliffe
    To Be Published September 28th 2015
  5. Paradigms in Political Economy
    By Kavous Ardalan
    To Be Published November 23rd 2015
  6. A Theory of Value
    By Luigi Pasinetti
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  7. The Economics of Voting: Studies of self-interest, bargaining, duty and rights
    By Dan Usher
    To Be Published December 7th 2015
  8. Economics and Theology
    By Paul Oslington
    To Be Published January 1st 2016
  9. The Political Economy of Food and Finance
    By Ted P. Schmidt
    To Be Published January 1st 2016
  10. The Global Free Trade Error: The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory
    By Ron Baiman
    To Be Published February 1st 2016

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