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  1. An Evolutionary Approach to Social Welfare

    By Christian Sartorius

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    While not evident immediately, social norms and values play a crucial role in the theory of social choice. In the first half of the twentieth century, the special acknowledgement by economic theory of the autonomy of individuals and their subjective view of the world had led to the serious problem...

    Published October 16th 2003 by Routledge

  2. John A. Hobson

    Critical Assessments of Leading Economists

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Economists

    John Atkinson Hobson was a controversial figure in the history of economic thought. His first book (The Physiology of Industry ) lost him two university lecturing posts, which Hobson later describes as due to 'an Economics Professor who had read my book and considered it as equivalent to an attempt...

    Published September 11th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Social Foundations of Markets, Money and Credit

    By Costas Lapavitsas

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Where does the power of money come from? Why is trust so important in financial operations? How does the swapping of gifts differ from the exchange of commodities? Where does self-interest stop and communal solidarity start in capitalist economies?These issues and many more are discussed in a...

    Published September 4th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The History of Economic Thought: A Reader

    Edited by Steven G Medema, Warren J. Samuels

    This new reader in the history of economic thought is edited by two of the most respected figures in the field. With clearly written summaries putting each selection into context, this book will be of great use to students and lecturers of the history of economic thought as it goes beyond the...

    Published June 12th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Foundations of Economic Method

    A Popperian Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Boland

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    Many consider Foundations of Economic Method to be Lawrence Boland's best work. This updated edition is radically changed from the original and will be much appreciated by thinkers within economics. The book positions methodology vis-à-vis the current practice of economists and is all the better...

    Published April 17th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Toward a Feminist Philosophy of Economics

    Edited by Drucilla Barker, Edith Kuiper

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Feminist economists have demonstrated that interrogating hierarchies based on gender, ethnicity, class and nation results in an economics that is biased and more faithful to empirical evidence than are mainstream accounts.This rigorous and comprehensive book examines many of the central...

    Published April 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Crisis in Economics

    Edited by Edward Fullbrook

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Economics can be pretty boring. Drier than Death Valley, the discipline is obsessed with mathematics and compounds this by arrogantly assuming its techniques can be brought to bear on the other social sciences. It wasn't going to be long, therefore, before students started complaining. The vast...

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Critical Realism

    The Difference it Makes

    Edited by Justin Cruickshank

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical realism is a movement in philosophy and the human sciences most closely associated with the work of Roy Bhaskar. Since the publication of Bhaskars A Realist Theory of Science, critical realism has had a profound influence on a wide range of subjects. This reader makes accessible, in one...

    Published March 20th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Theory of the Individual in Economics

    Identity and Value

    By John B Davis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    The concept of the individual and his/her motivations is a bedrock of philosophy. All strands of thought at heart come down to a particular theory of the individual. Economics, though, is guilty of taking this hugely important concept without questioning how we theorise it. This superb book...

    Published March 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Reorienting Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    This eagerly anticipated new book from Tony Lawson contends that economics can profit from a more explicit concern with ontology (enquiry into the nature of existence) than has been its custom. By admitting that economics is not exactly a picture of health at the moment, Lawson hopes that we can...

    Published February 20th 2003 by Routledge