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  1. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China and East Asian Regionalism

    Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    To convey the image of a responsible power willing to contribute to regional stability and cooperation, China has shifted from a single-minded preference for bilateralism to an active participation in East Asian regionalism in the recent decades. This development has inspired discussions over...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. East Asia and the Global Crisis

    Edited by Shaun Breslin

    This book traces the impact of the global financial crisis on East Asia, and the way that key regional states responded to the crisis. It considers the extent to which the region is decoupling from the global economy (or the West), the impact of crises on the definition of "region", and the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Financial Crisis, Austerity, and Electoral Politics

    European Voter Responses to the Global Economic Collapse 2009-2013

    Edited by Pedro Magalhães

    This book examines the domestic electoral consequences of the economic and financial crisis in Europe, particularly in those countries where the crisis manifested itself more devastatingly: the Southern European countries of Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, as well as Iceland and Ireland. On the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Economics of Rationality

    Edited by Bill J Gerrard

    The concept of rationality is the heart of modern economics. Neo-classical theory seems unable to proceed without assuming a rational agent seeking to find the optimal means to a well defined end. Yet many find this uncritical treatment of rationality problematic. It takes little account of culture...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Parties, Elections, and Policy Reforms in Western Europe

    Voting for Social Pacts

    By Kerstin Hamann, John Kelly

    Social pacts – policy agreements between governments, labor unions and sometimes employer organizations – began to emerge in many countries in the 1980s. The most common explanations for social pacts tend to focus on economic factors, influenced by industrial relations institutions such as highly...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Challenges for Russia's Politicized Economic System

    Edited by Susanne Oxenstierna

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    During the early 2000s the market liberalization reforms to the Russian economy, begun in the 1990s, were consolidated. But since the mid 2000s economic policy has moved into a new phase, characterized by more state intervention with less efficiency and more structural problems. Corruption, weak...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Essays on: The Nature and State of Modern Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline?...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st Century

    From Hubris to Disgrace

    Edited by Patrick O'Sullivan, Nigel F.B. Allington, Mark Esposito

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Since 2008, the financial sector has been the subject of extensive criticism. Much of this criticism has focused on the morality of the actors involved in the crisis and its extended aftermath. This book analyses the key moral and political philosophical issues of the crisis and relates them to the...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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