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Economic theory & philosophy

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic...

Kristen Ghodsee

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Ghodsee is going to start a revolution' Daisy Buchanan, author of The Sisterhood A witty, fiercely intelligent exploration... [more]

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

Robert Kuttner

Politics & government; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

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A leading social critic recounts capitalism's finest hour and shows us how we might achieve it once again. [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Financial crises & disasters

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Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? In modern capitalism, value-extraction... [more]

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Heather Boushey, J Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Taxation

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Are Thomas Piketty's analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed... [more]

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Licence to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us

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Licence to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us

Jonathan Aldred

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Behavioural economics

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Over the past fifty years, the way we value what is 'good' and 'right' has changed dramatically. Behaviour that to our grandparents'... [more]

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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, Andrew Berg

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic growth

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Three International Monetary Fund economists show that the increase in inequality has been a political choice--and explain... [more]

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

Jonathan Tepper, Denise Hearn

Business & Economics; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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The Myth of Capitalism tells the story of how America has gone from an open, competitive marketplace to an economy where a... [more]

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Great Economic Thinkers: An Introduction - from Adam Smith to Amartya Sen

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Great Economic Thinkers: An Introduction - from Adam Smith to Amartya Sen...

Jonathan Conlin

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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If you've ever wanted to find out more about the theorists who gave us the `invisible hand', Keynesianism, `creative destruction',... [more]

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Wrong Way: How Privatisation and Economic Reform Backfired

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Wrong Way: How Privatisation and Economic Reform Backfired

Damien Cahill, Phillip Toner

History; Economic theory & philosophy

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Since the 1980s, waves of neoliberal 'economic reform' have transformed... [more]

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Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

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Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Lars Peter Hansen, Thomas J. Sargent

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Econometrics

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Demonstrates the analytical benefits acquired when an analysis with a representative consumer is possible, they also characterize... [more]

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

Paul Collier

Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic... [more]

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Money and Government: A Challenge to Mainstream Economics

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Money and Government: A Challenge to Mainstream Economics

Robert Skidelsky

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Macroeconomics; Financial crises & disasters

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The effects of 2008 are still with us today. As restricted growth and austerity have endured, so has the profound crisis of... [more]

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Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

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Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

Kate Raworth

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Behavioural economics; International economics

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Thrilling.' Times Higher Education`A really important economic and political thinker.' Andrew Marr`An innovative vision about... [more]

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The Retreat of Western Liberalism

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The Retreat of Western Liberalism

Edward Luce

Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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An insightful and brilliantly researched book about modern society, and a stirring analysis of how enlightened ideas can be... [more]

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Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

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Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

Eric A. Posner, E. Glen Weyl

Political ideologies; Central government policies; Business & Economics; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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Revealing bold new ways to structure markets for the good of everyone, this book shows how the emancipatory force of genuinely... [more]

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The Republic of Beliefs: A New Approach to Law and Economics

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The Republic of Beliefs: A New Approach to Law and Economics

Kaushik Basu

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Law & society

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A leading economist offers a radically new approach to the economic analysis of the law In The Republic of Beliefs, Kaushik... [more]

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Why Minsky Matters: An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist

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Why Minsky Matters: An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist...

L. Randall Wray

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Financial crises & disasters

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Perhaps no economist was more vindicated by the global financial crisis than Hyman P. Minsky (1919-96). Although a handful... [more]

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Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

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Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Dr. Gareth Dale

Biography; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Karl Polanyi was one of the twentieth century's most original interpreters of the market economy. His writing still serves... [more]

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The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism

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The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the...

Tim Rogan

British & Irish history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

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A fresh look at how three important twentieth-century British thinkers viewed capitalism through a moral rather than material... [more]

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Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis

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Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis

Manuel Castells

Sociology; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Throughout the Western world, governments and financial elites responded to the financial crisis of 2008 by trying to restore... [more]

$37.95

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Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

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Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

Kate Raworth

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Behavioural economics; International economics

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Identifies seven critical ways in which mainstream economics has led us astray, and sets out a roadmap for bringing humanity... [more]

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The End of Theory: Financial Crises, the Failure of Economics, and the Sweep of Human Interaction

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The End of Theory: Financial Crises, the Failure of Economics, and the Sweep...

Richard Bookstaber

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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The description for this book, The End of Theory: Financial Crises, the Failure of Economics, and the Sweep of Human Interaction,... [more]

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Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy

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Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy

Phillipe Van Parijs, Yannick Vanderborght (Louvain University Belgium)

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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Providing a basic income to everyone, rich or poor, active or inactive, was advocated by Paine, Mill, and Galbraith but the... [more]

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The Great Divide

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The Great Divide

Joseph Stiglitz

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? This title argues that inequality is a choice... [more]

$26.99

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