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  1. 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

  2. Wage Differentials and Economic Growth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Pasquale Sgro

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, which was first published in 1980, is concerned with one particular branch of growth theory, namely descriptive growth theory. It is typically assumed in growth theory that both the factors and goods market are perfectly competitive. In particular this implies amongst other things that...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Uses and Abuses of Economics

    Contentious Essays on History and Method

    By Terence Hutchison

    Terence Hutchison has made a unique contribution to debates in the history of economic thought and in economic methodology. The material collected here - much of which is appearing for the first time - includes some of the most significant and provocative parts of this contribution. Working from...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gandhi's Economic Thought

    By Ajit K. Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Gandhi's economic theories were a part of his vision of self-government, which meant not just freedom from colonial rule but the achievement of self-reliance and self-respect by the villagers of India. Areas examined include: * consumption behaviour * industrialization, technology and the scale...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Keynes and the 'Classics'

    A Study in Language, Epistemology and Mistaken Identities

    By Michel Verdon

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Is there a language which is adequate to describe our own economy? In this volume, Michel Verdon undertakes a path-breaking analysis of the three major paradigms in economics: Marxian economics, neo-classical economics and Keynesian economics. Each of these, he argues, has an inherent cosmology,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Human Documents of Adam Smith's Time

    By Edgar Royston Pike

    First published in 1974, this is not a ‘life’ of the founder of the science of economics, although it opens with a biographical sketch; nor is it an analysis of The Wealth of Nations, although it contains numerous pointed quotations from it. Rather, it is a presentation of Adam Smith against his...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge