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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95
Following the failure of 'really existing socialism' in Eastern Europe and Asia, the market is now generally perceived, by Left and Right, to be supreme in any rational economic system. The current debate now focuses on the proper boundaries of markets rather than the system itself. This book examines the problems of defining these boundaries for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Contrary to much Marxist thought, Everling does not view socialism as an antithesis to capitalism, and argues that socialism is, among other things, an objective development of capitalism. As capitalism develops it creates the premises for social development which are also the bases for a socialist and democratic construction of society. Drawing on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism presents a radical institutional approach to the analysis of capitalism. Ernesto Screpanti puts forward a number of provocative arguments that expose common ground in both neoclassical and Marxist orthodoxies. It will appeal to a broad audience of social scientists including advanced students and professionals... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 219.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 83.95
In Making Sense of Economics Edward Nell presents an unorthodox and original view of the current state of economic theory and policies. Deriding the general trend for 'econobabble', the author explains the reason why conventional wisdom in economics now seems irrelevant and looks to likely future scenarios. Entertaining throughout, Nell employs a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 160.00
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$ 117.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Mainstream neoclassical economics tells us that money is essentially a commodity, has no other social meanings or consequences, and (therefore) exists only as a medium of exchange to lubricate/facilitate barter. This book takes the view that money is definitively a social relation between private persons or legal persons. As such, it is one of the... 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...
- 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...