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  1. Hahn and Economic Methodology

    By Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Hahn on Methodology: The Quest for Understanding addresses two fundamental questions: (i) what is distinctive about economic theorising?; (ii) what is the cognitive value of the outcome of this activity of economic theorising, i.e. economic theory. We will argue that for Hahn, economic theorising...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Why Not Capitalism?

    By Jason F. Brennan

    Most economists believe capitalism is a compromise with selfish human nature. As Adam Smith put it, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest." Capitalism works better than socialism, according to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. On Economic Theory & Socialism

    Collected Papers

    By Maurice Dobb

    Series: Collected Works of Maurice Dobb

    This volume collects published papers and essays from widely scattered and inaccessible sources, some of which appeared for the first time when this book was originally published. In the first part of the book the subjects range from the theory of wages and recent trends in economic theory to...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Russian Economic Development Since the Revolution

    By Maurice Dobb

    Series: Collected Works of Maurice Dobb

    The story of the economic development of the Soviet Union provided the first case in history of the establishment of a socialist economy and was therefore of great interest for economists and economic historians of the twentieth century. At the same time it affords a unique example of the...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance

    Essays on the Limits of Knowing

    Edited by Linsey McGoey

    Ignorance is typically thought of as the absence or opposite of knowledge. In global societies that equate knowledge with power, ignorance is seen as a liability that can and should be overcome through increased education and access to information. In recent years, scholars from the social sciences...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Government and the Environment

    The Role of the Modern State in the Face of Global Challenges

    Edited by Laura Castellucci

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    In the today’s global "commercial society" an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the wellbeing of a society are not "commercial", national security and clean air are great examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Political and Economic Thought of the Young Keynes

    Liberalism, Markets and Empire

    By Carlo Cristiano

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A century ago, John Maynard Keynes entered the Treasury to serve his country during the First World War, but as is well known, appalled by the terms of the end-of-war Treaty of Versailles, he abandoned the British delegation, outlining the predictable adverse results in the Economic Consequences of...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Provoked Economy

    Economic Reality and the Performative Turn

    By Fabian Muniesa

    Series: CRESC

    Do things such as performance indicators, valuation formulas, consumer tests, stock prices or financial contracts represent an external reality? Or do they rather constitute, in a performative fashion, what they refer to? The Provoked Economy tackles this question from a pragmatist angle,...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Economics, Law and Individual Rights

    Edited by Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This is the first book to examine individual rights from an economic perspective, collecting together leading articles in this emerging area of interest and showing the vibrant and expanding scholarship that relates them. Areas covered include The implications of constitutional protections of...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge