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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Utility-based theory and the fallback choice-theoretic framework are shown to be biased, irremediably flawed and misleading. A radically different theory of value and of consumer behaviour is proposed based on existential interpretations of scarcity, value and self-interest. For self-conscious mortals, only time is scarce. All other is derivative... more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00
Policy analysis in Brazil is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. It brings together 18 studies by leading Brazilian social scientists on policy analysis as a widespread activity and offers key insights into the practice of this field. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 28.99
The Nature of Value presents a theory of how economic value functions and how it drives growth, starting with tiny sparks of innovation and scaling all the way up to the full scope of the economy. Nick Gogerty?s exploration of value borrows from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, psychology, physics, sociology, and ethics, but most... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
This book brings together experts in the fields of migration, ethnicity and diversity from across Europe to examine patterns of residential mobility of minorities, and to synthesise key themes, theories and methods. The analyses presented make important contributions to theories of migration and minority integration and may inform policies that aim... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95
Focusing on the Northern European periphery, this book examines how people live in such remote spaces in an emerging global world of connectivity, interdependency, mobility and non-linear dynamics. It demonstrates how specific relationships between mobility and place are crucial in the making of societies and investigates their intersection; how they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
This new volume explores two alternative economic theories ? the classical theory and the marginalist or neoclassical theory- through a discussion between two eminent economists, Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson. The key themes of the volume are the difference in approaches to the explanation of the distribution of income and relative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book presents a comprehensive account of more than 200 years of controversy on the classical theories of value and distribution. The author focuses on four, perhaps most critical, classics, viz., Adam Smith?s Wealth of Nations , David Ricardo?s Principles of Political Economy , Karl Marx?s Capital and Piero Sraffa?s Production of Commodities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95
Poplulation migration is one of the demographic and social processes which have structured the British economy and society over the last 250 years. It affects individuals, families, communities, places, economic and social structures and governments. This book examines the pattern and process of migration in Britain over the last three centuries. Using... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 122.00
Do science and technology create value for society and the economy, and how might one go about measuring it? How do we evaluate its benefits? Can we even be certain that there are benefits? Geisler argues that there are benefits, and that they outweigh in value the negative impacts that inevitably accompany them. His revolutionary new book goes on... more...