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  1. Prison Labor in the United States

    An Economic Analysis

    By Asatar Bair

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book is the only comprehensive analysis of contemporary prison labor in the United States. In it, the author makes the provocative claim that prison labor is best understood as a form of slavery, in which the labor-power of each inmate (though not their person) is owned by the Department of...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of European Union Competition Policy

    A Case Study of the Telecommunications Industry

    By Tuna Baskoy

    Series: New Political Economy

    In the European Union (EU), competition policy occupies a central place amongst other EU public policies and is the first truly supranational public policy regulating market competition. One of the stated objectives of EU competition policy is to prevent excessive concentration of economic power in...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  3. New Deal Banking Reforms and Keynesian Welfare State Capitalism

    By Ellen Russell

    Series: New Political Economy

    Russell provides a groundbreaking critique of the orthodox position on the nature of New Deal reforms as well as an innovative analysis of the unraveling of those reforms. Russell argues that the success of the New Deal banking reforms in the post-war period initially produced a "pax financus" in...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Labor, Industry, and Regulation during the Progressive Era

    By Daniel E. Saros

    Series: New Political Economy

    The Progressive Era was among the most volatile times for the economy and labor in American History. Daniel E. Saros explores the institutional and economic conditions of this time, revealing new insight into the regulated nature of industry and the conditions of labor. Using the steel industry as...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Discipline in the Global Economy?

    International Finance and the End of Liberalism

    By Jakob Vestergaard

    Series: New Political Economy

    In Discipline in the Global Economy, Jakob Vestergaard investigates the currently prevailing regulation of international finance, launched in response to the financial crises of the 1990’s. At the core of this approach is a set of standards of ‘best practice’, ranging from banking supervision to...

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Market Sense

    Toward a New Economics of Markets and Society

    By Philip Kozel

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book concentrates upon the historic associations of the marketplace in the work of Aristotle, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and demonstrates how what markets were imagined to entail for society was critical to each author's understanding of the central social problems of their time....

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    Published January 22nd 2007 by Routledge