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New and Published Books

  1. Music in the Marketplace

    A social economics approach

    By Samuel Cameron

    Much recent economic work on the music industry has been focused on the impact of technology on demand, with predictions being made of digital copyright infringement leading to the demise of the industry. In fact, there have always been profound cyclical swings in music media sales owing to the...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

    Edited by Eisaku Ide, Gene Park

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries have been diverging, despite predictions...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Advanced Capitalist System

    A Revisionist View

    By Lynn Turgeon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1980, is based on a series of lectures entitled "Theoretical Problems of American Political Economy" that Lynn Turgeon made during the fall of 1978 at Moscow State University. The Advanced Capitalist System: A Revisionist View will be of interest to students of...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks

    Changes in the International Political Economy

    Edited by Jeffrey Neilson, Bill Pritchard, Henry Yeung Wai-Chung

    The global economic system is experiencing a profound period of rapid change. The emergence of globalised production and distribution systems, which bring together diverse constellations of economic actors through a complex regime of global corporate governance, state regulation and new...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Affective Economies, Neoliberalism, and Governmentality

    Edited by Anne-Marie D'Aoust

    Advanced capitalism is characterized by a level of symbolic production that not only results in a dematerialization of labor, but also increasingly relies on highly emotional components, ranging from consumption desire to workforce management. Feelings as varied as love, anger, and desire are...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. International Political Economy in China

    The Global Conversation

    Edited by Gregory T. Chin, Margaret Pearson, Wang Yong

    This book examines the evolution of international political economy (IPE) as a field of study in China, detailing the evolving boundaries and the content of the field. It surveys how the key themes in IPE, such as the conceptualization of power at the global level, the question of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Evolution of the Japanese Developmental State

    Institutions locked in by ideas

    By Hironori Sasada

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Japanese economy underwent a fundamental transition from a liberal economy to a developmental state system during World War II, and despite efforts by the American occupation forces to dismantle them after 1945, these elements of the wartime economic system remained in place. Through an...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge