1. Towards a New Economics

    Towards a New Economics

    Kenneth E. Boulding
    In the first part of the book, Professor Boulding pushes economics towards a more evolutionary type of theory, towards a greater interest in the real world and towards some fairly specific theoretical positions. He stresses the importance of positive-feedback as well as equilibrium processes. The second part focuses on the grants economy, that is the study of the economics of one-way transfers. In part three, he turns his attention to international economic relations particularly the economics of conflict in unilateral national defence. The final part is on ecological systems, stressing that economies are essentially an eco-system of commodities, part of the total eco-system of the world, which is undergoing a constant and irreversible evolutionary change. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    Edited by Fred Moseley, Edward N. Wolff
    Has the rate of profit been falling in industrialised countries? What are the factors that are responsible for its increase over time and what factors account for its decline. The rate of profit is a key economic variable. It directly affects the rate of economic growth, both as a source of funds and as an inducement for new investment. It also bears on the distribution of income between wage earners and owners of capital. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  3. Marxism


    Edited by Margaret Levi
    This major two volume reference work focuses on the works of contemporary Marxism which take as their inspiration the classical Marxian political economy, especially that of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Luxemburg and Gramsci. Learn More
    1991   Hardback Price: $ 623.00   Web: $ 560.70
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    Edited by Egon Matzner, Wolfgang Streeck
    This important book goes beyond generalizations and takes a hard-headed look at the real strengths and weaknesses of Keynesian demand management and supply side economics. Keynesianism has failed to reconcile high levels of competitiveness with full employment. This was confirmed in the 1980s by the performance of the UK, the US and West Germany. Sweeping de-regulation has not proved to be an adequate solution. Learn More
    1994   Paperback Price: $ 52.00   Web: $ 41.60
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  5. Radical Political Economy

    Radical Political Economy

    Edited by Samuel Bowles, Richard Edwards
    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. Learn More
    1990   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  6. Keynes’s Third Alternative

    Keynes’s Third Alternative

    Amitava K. Dutt, Edward J. Amadeo
    This important new book – the first of its kind – provides a detailed analysis and critical appraisal of the neo-Ricardian Keynesians and the post Keynesians. After placing them in the context of modern schools of macroeconomics, it discusses their contributions including the neo-Ricardian synthesis of Sraffa’s ideas on the heterogeneity of capital goods and Keynes’s ideas on effective demand, and the post Keyensian analysis of the role of historical time, money and uncertainty in Keynes’s work. In conclusion, it suggests a synthesis of their views which could be seen as a starting point for an important challenge to mainstream economics. Learn More
    1990   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  7. Marxian Economics

    Marxian Economics

    Edited by J. E. King
    These three volumes offer an overview of Marxian political economy, with contributions by critics, supporters and those of a more neutral disposition. The first volume illustrates the breadth of Marx’s concern with history, politics and society, while the second and third volumes focus more closely on the labour theory of value and the analysis of exploitation, and on Marxian approaches to crisis and economic development. Learn More
    1990   Hardback Price: $ 728.00   Web: $ 655.20
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  8. Sraffian Economics

    Sraffian Economics

    Edited by Ian Steedman
    In 1960, Piero Sraffa’s Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities considered the fundamental issues that had been ignored in some existing theories of capital, value and distribution, and by doing so he laid the foundations for a critique of the marginal theory of value and distribution. The papers in these volumes both introduce the reader to the central themes of Sraffa’s book and provide the detailed critique for which Sraffa paved the way. Learn More
    1989   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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