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  1. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Machine Production

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Hobson’s The Evolution of Modern Capitalism was first published in 1894, although this reissue is of the fourth edition, published in 1926. The work traces the developments in trade and industry which characterised the first decades of the twentieth century. In the first part, Hobson deals with the...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Industrial System (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Earned and Unearned Income

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1909 and reissued in 1910, J. A. Hobson’s The Industrial System provides a complex analysis of distribution and consumption. Offering a critique of contemporary capitalism whilst accepting the superiority of the free market, the book includes an exploration of areas such as cost...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Physiology of Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson, A. F. Mummery

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Physiology of Industry is a remarkable work which set out to challenge the current theory surrounding the economics of labour, supply and demand. First published in 1889, Hobson’s first book outlines some of the key areas of his theory of underconsumption. The precise contribution of Mummery,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Writings on Distribution and Welfare (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The articles in this volume, originally published in a variety of journals between 1890 and 1937, deal with the themes of the distribution of income and welfare. Highlighting the contribution which Hobson made to welfare economics and the way in which he distanced himself from his more orthodox...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Capital Inflation and the Multinationals (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles Levinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Inflation is the economic plague of the modern world, completely undermining conventional theory and policies for its containment, and setting governments, management and labour on a dangerous collision course. Its alarming spread is only paralleled by the expansion of multinational corporations,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Markets for Schooling

    An Economic Analysis

    By Nick Adnett, Peter Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. China as the Workshop of the World

    An Analysis at the National and Industrial Level of China in the International Division of Labor

    By Yuning Gao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Is China becoming the "workshop of the world" in the same way as Britain and the United States once were; or is China – as some multinational companies believe – simply a processing segment in global production networks? This book examines China’s role in the international division of labor: it...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour

    By Xinying Hu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Interrogating Inclusive Growth

    Poverty and Inequality in India

    By K. P. Kannan

    The high growth performance of the Indian economy since the launch of economic reforms in the early 1990s has been much lauded. But how much of this growth has made its way to the poor? In a radical assessment of ‘inclusive growth’, this book probes the impact of neo-liberal policies on employment...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge India

  10. Economic and Policy Developments in East Asia

    Edited by Noel Gaston

    In this collection, academics and policy-makers from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore present research results on a variety of topics based around three key themes: macroeconomics and trade, labour and social issues, and taxes and government spending. The chapters are...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge