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New and Published Books

  1. William Stanley Jevons and the Cutting Edge of Economics

    By Bert Mosselmans

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The impressive young scholar Bert Mosselmans, analyzing the theory and policy of Jevons, a major figure in the field of the history of economics, has put together a volume with broad international appeal, particularly in Europe, North America and Japan, that offers a synthetic approach to Jevons’...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mr Sraffa on Joint Production and Other Essays

    By Bertram Schefold

    An attempt to provide a formal analysis of joint production, the text of which was originally the author's PhD thesis. The work is designed to lead from the most abstract and general concepts of the theory of value to applications in the areas of the measurement of capital and growth, of...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Rationality

    Edited by Bill J Gerrard

    The concept of rationality is the heart of modern economics. Neo-classical theory seems unable to proceed without assuming a rational agent seeking to find the optimal means to a well defined end. Yet many find this uncritical treatment of rationality problematic. It takes little account of culture...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Why Perestroika Failed

    By Peter J Boettke

    Perestroika was acclaimed in the west but brought empty shelves in the east. Why Perestroika Failed argues that this was inevitable because it was not based on a sound understanding of market and political processes. Even if the perestroika programme had been carried out to the full it would have...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Essays on: The Nature and State of Modern Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline?...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis

    The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis

    By Arturo Hermann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book explores the potential of a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach for...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. An Inquiry into Physiocracy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Beer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The common understanding of physiocracy – the school of eighteenth-century political economy associated with thinkers such as Boisguillebert and Quesnay – is often confined to the view that it considered agriculture the only source of wealth, and manufacture, trade and export as unproductive. The...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Marx's 'Capital' (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy and Political Economy

    By Geoffrey Pilling

    Marx’s Capital has of course been widely read; this revival of a systematic study by Geoffrey Pilling, originally published in 1980, argues powerfully that, in order to understand Capital fully, it is necessary to have read and understood Hegel’s Logic. This argument leads to a detailed examination...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A History of Indian Economic Thought

    By Ajit K. Dasgupta

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    The history of Indian economic thought provides rich insights into both economic issues and the workings of the Indian mind. A History of Indian Economic Thought provides the first overview of economic thought in the sub-continent. Arguing that it would be inappropriate to rely on formal economic...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge