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  1. Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Series: New Political Economy

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development

    Women's empowerment in the Indian informal economy

    By Elizabeth Hill

    Series: New Political Economy

    More than nine out of every ten working women in India are employed in the informal economy, unprotected by labour laws and excluded from basic forms of social security. They work as daily labourers in the fields, small producers and industrial outworkers in their own homes and as vendors on the...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Seeking Sustainability

    On the prospect of an ecological liberalism

    By G. J Paton

    Series: New Political Economy

    The ideas of neoliberalism perpetuate a disembedded and dichotomised view of economy-ecology relations. The renewed interest in climate change and sustainability attests to the lack of progress achieved by the ‘sustainable development’ regime and to the need for more appropriate frameworks for...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Political Economy from Below

    Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism, 1840-1914

    By Rob Knowles

    Series: New Political Economy

    Communitarian anarchism is a generic form of socialism that denies the need for a state or any other authority over the individual from above, and which requires absolute belief that the individual cannot exist outside of a community of others. This book suggests that the communitarian anarchists...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Miracle for Whom?

    Chilean Workers Under Free Trade

    By Janine Berg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Miracle for Whom? offers a fresh and insightful perspective to the debate on rising income inequality in Chile, and on the broader question of how free trade affects the demand for workers in developing countries....

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Unions and Class Transformation

    The Case of the Broadway Musicians

    By Catherine P. Mulder

    Series: New Political Economy

    How can unions move from a defensive strategy to one of class transformation? Mulder demonstrates how the current union strategies of class blindness lead to weak and often unintended results. Unions, she argues, do not use their collective power for class transformation and union commentators/...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Encoding Capital

    The Political Economy of the Human Genome Project

    By Rodney Loeppky

    Series: New Political Economy

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Structuralism and Individualism in Economic Analysis

    The "Contractionary Devaluation Debate" in Development Economics

    By S. Charusheela

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book argues that the debates about the appropriate economic policies to follow in the developing world within the field of development economics are at heart debates about the appropriate ontology to ascribe to agents within the developing world....

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge