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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 667 new and published major works in the subject of Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Economic Development of India

    Edited by Pulin B. Nayak

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The development experience of India has been a matter of much interest in recent years. India is home to a sixth of the world’s population, and about a third of the country is acknowledged to be living below the officially determined poverty line. After more than six decades of planned economic...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Development and Planning

    Essays in Honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan

    Edited by Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Eckhaus

    First published in 1972, this is a book of essays offered in honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, the distinguished economist whose career started in mid-1920s Vienna and subsequently spanned Europe, Britain, the USA and many of the less developed countries of the world.The book includes reviews of...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Afro-Asian States and their Problems

    By K. M. Panikkar

    This reissue of Sandar Panikkar’s 1959 book is based upon a series of lectures given at the Institut d’Etude de Development Economique et Social, which spotlights the problems faced by the multitude of African and Asian states which achieved independence between 1945 and 1957. From Asia, the author...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The International Economy and the Undeveloped World 1865-1914

    By A.J.H. Latham

    Economic Historians generally consider the international economy through the lens of the most economically powerful nations. This Western perspective distorts the true picture of how the international economy operates. The International Economy and the Undeveloped World seeks to redress this...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Depression and the Developing World, 1914-1939

    By A.J.H. Latham

    Usual interpretations of the Depression stress the disruption in Europe caused by the Versailles Settlement, and the downswing in the United States centred on the Wall Street Crash. This book, however, suggests that the situation in Asia was as important as the situation in Europe or the USA. The...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Marshall Plan Today

    Model and Metaphor

    Edited by John Agnew, J. Nicholas Entrikin

    This volume has as its focus the role of the Marshall Plan as both a force in the transformation of European Economic practices and a stimulus to political integration in Europe. This organizing theme is framed in terms of two other issues that are central to contemporary debates in international...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Human Documents of Adam Smith's Time

    By Edgar Royston Pike

    First published in 1974, this is not a ‘life’ of the founder of the science of economics, although it opens with a biographical sketch; nor is it an analysis of The Wealth of Nations, although it contains numerous pointed quotations from it. Rather, it is a presentation of Adam Smith against his...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Adam Smith's Sociological Economics

    By David Alexander Reisman

    First published in 1976, this book provides an interdiciplinary study fo the thoughts of Adam Smith, showing it particular how the link between economic basis and social superstructure was central to his work. The work is split into six sections, dividing Smith's views...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Poverty, Progress and Development

    Edited by Paul-Marc Henry

    The studies of poverty, progress and development in this volume, first published in 1991, by a distinguished international roster of authors and researchers, aim to increase knowledge of the social mechanisms of pauperization, marginalization, and the exclusion of certain categories of society; to...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge