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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works ( Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie , including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History ; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations ) have been carefully edited and substantially translated to form a coherent... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 208.00
Are Welfare States in crisis? Forty years after Gunnar Myrdal's seminal Beyond the Welfare State it is still little grasped in the 'reform' debate that the whole structure and economies of our societies are being transformed. This book reasserts the importance of a new employment and productive model - that of the 'associative economy' - which integrates... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 150.00
The most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the successes and failures of 27 countries post-communism transformation. Looking at life after the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, the book examines and contrasts why some countries have virtually completed their transformation to a liberal polity and economy, while others lag behind. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95
The research is founded on analyzing society in a manner consistent with classical Marxism. International in scope, the annual volumes deal primarily with economic and political issues and the unity between them. Both theoretical and empirical works are included. While published papers must be appropriate for developing class analysis of society, they... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Offers an introduction to elementary economics. This book covers topics such as: the theory of markets, labor markets, market processes when influenced by the availability of information, and social, ethical and political considerations. It also discusses commodity, credit and asset markets, contracts, and dynamics of labor markets. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Capitalism has outperformed all other systems and maintained a positive growth rate since it began. This book shows that a major reason for the success of capitalism lies in the efficiency-friendly incentives of its basic institutions, which continuously adjust the rules of the game to the requirements of economic progress. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.99
"Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man." -- Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson (1946) Every day economic claims are used by the media or in conversation to support social and political positions. Those on the left tend to distrust economists, seeing them as friends of the right. There is something to this, since... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95
The book focuses attention on why capitalism survives crises by developing the argument that it has moved on from its 19th century embodiment to include a class of shock absorbers. This class absorbs the excess of produced commodities while buffering capitalism against the declines of values during crises of the financial system. Reformism, rather... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
This innovative book challenges the most powerful and pervasive ideas concerning political economy, international relations, and ethics in the modern world. Rereading classical authors including Adam Smith, James Steuart, Adam Ferguson, Hegel, and Marx, it provides a systematic and fundamental cultural critique of political economy and critically... more...