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New and Published Books

  1. Physicians and Political Economy

    Six Studies of the Work of Doctor Economists

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Why did Economics, in its formative phase, have so much input from medically educated writers? The innovations that physicians brought to their economic discourse played a key role in shaping the future of the discipline, and this volume draws together the work of leading international academics to...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Active Consumer

    Novelty and Surprise in Consumer Choice

    Edited by Marina Bianchi

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Active Consumer discusses how consumers seem to delight in trying new solutions and exploring new combinatory possibilities. This book provides an economic-theoretical understanding of this phenomenon and the many ways in which innovation can structure consumer choice. The authors show from...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countries

    Paradoxes and Practices

    Edited by Charles Conteh, Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Health Insurance Reforms in Asia

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book empirically examines health care financing reforms and popular responses in three major cities in East Asia: Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It adopts a new revised version of the theory of historical institutionalism to compare and explain the divergent reform paths in these three...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Globalisation and Advertising in Emerging Economies

    Brazil, Russia, India and China

    By Lynne Ciochetto

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    Brazil, Russia, India and China are four of the largest and most dynamic contemporary emerging economies in the world. Strong economic growth in each of these economies has been accompanied by the expansion of the advertising and consumer goods sectors. Using a series of country studies, this book...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets

    Balancing Control and Flexibility

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Spread of Political Economy and the Professionalisation of Economists

    Economic Societies in Europe, America and Japan in the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Massimo Augello, Marco Guidi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book expertly presents the first systematic research and comparative analysis ever attempted on the rise and early developments of the Economic Associations founded in Europe, the US and Japan during the nineteenth century. Contributors analyze the activities and debates promoted by these...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Labour Market Theory

    A Constructive Reassessment

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is a commanding assessment of labour market theory across the social sciences. It provides a radically original critique of labour market theory, which draws constructively but critically on existing literature. The work: * contributes to the debates on key issues in labour economics such...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge