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  1. A General Theory of Institutional Change

    By Shiping Tang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Institutional change is a central driving force behind social changes, and thus a central topic in all major fields of social sciences. Yet, no general theory of institutional change exists. Drawing from a diverse literature, this book develops a general theory of institutional change, based on a...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Marxism

    By Geoff Boucher

    Marxism as an intellectual movement has been one of the most important and fertile contributions to twentieth-century thought. No social theory or political philosophy today can be taken seriously unless it enters a dialogue, not just with the legacy of Marx, but also with the innovations and...

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Architectures of Economic Subjectivity

    The Philosophical Foundations of the Subject in the History of Economic Thought

    By Sonya Scott

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The history of European economic thought has long been written by those seeking to prove or disprove the truth-value of the theories they describe. This work takes a different approach. It explores the philosophical groundwork of the theoretical structure within which economic subjects are...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Dimensions of Pain

    Humanities and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Lisa Folkmarson Käll

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Pain research is still dominated by biomedical perspectives and the need to articulate pain in ways other than those offered by evidence based medical models is pressing. Examining closely subjective experiences of pain, this book explores the way in which pain is situated, communicated and formed...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Dewey, Pragmatism and Economic Methodology

    Edited by Elias Khalil

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This book brings together, for the first time, philosophers of pragmatism and economists interested in methodological questions. The main theoretical thrust of Dewey is to unite inquiry with behavior and this book's contributions assess this insight in the light of developments in modern American...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Development Dilemmas

    By Melvin Ayogu, Don Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough. Indeed, the standard of living in some parts of the world has actually been declining. Many experts now doubt that the solution can be purely technical and economic; it must also be political and...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Education, Science and Truth

    By Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Keynes and Modern Economics

    Edited by Ryuzo Kuroki

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    It is a little over seventy years since John Maynard Keynes produced his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money. Keynes' staggering achievement has been to remain relevant to economics and other disciplines even today and this book reflects that with an examination on...

    Published July 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Full-Spectrum Economics

    Toward an Inclusive and Emancipatory Social Science

    By Christian Arnsperger

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Economics is essential in today’s world, and yet mainstream economists are increasingly under criticism for not taking into account sufficiently many dimensions of real life, such as political and moral values, human development, spirituality, and people’s widely shared aspiration to live more...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge