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Radical Political Economy

Schools of Thought in Economics series
Edited by Samuel Bowles and Richard Edwards, Professors of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US
These two volumes collect some of the principal articles that have contributed to the renewal and development of radical political economy during the past generation. Radical Political Economy draws upon Marxian, institutional and Keynesian perspectives to construct a new and comprehensive analysis of modern capitalism, seeking to integrate the horizontal (competition), vertical (command), and time (change) dimensions of economic and other social relations.
Extent: 848 pp
Hardback Price: £280.00 Online: £252.00
Publication Date: 1990
ISBN: 978 1 85278 122 4
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  • Economics and Finance
  • Political Economy
  • Radical and Feminist Economics
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Political Economy
These two volumes collect some of the principal articles that have contributed to the renewal and development of radical political economy during the past generation. Radical Political Economy draws upon Marxian, institutional and Keynesian perspectives to construct a new and comprehensive analysis of modern capitalism, seeking to integrate the horizontal (competition), vertical (command), and time (change) dimensions of economic and other social relations.
28 articles, dating from 1970 to 1988
Contributors include: J. Crotty, N. Folbre, H. Gintis, D. Gordon, S. Hymer, J. Roemer, F. Roosevelt, R. Wolff
Contents: Volume I: 1. The Radical Paradigm in Economics 2. The Labour Process, Technology and Labour Markets 3. The Family • Volume II: 1. Growth and Instability 2. Imperalism and Economic Development 3. Economic History