David Hamilton has advanced heterodox economics by replacing intellectual concepts from orthodox economics that hinder us with concepts that help us. This book brings together the essential works of David Hamilton over a fifty year period.

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Cultural Economics and Theory

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David Hamilton has advanced heterodox economics by replacing intellectual concepts from orthodox economics that hinder us with concepts that help us. This book brings together the essential works of David Hamilton over a fifty year period.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203869840
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/22/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 248
  • File size: 666 KB

Meet the Author

David Hamilton is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of New Mexico.William M. Dugger is Professor of Economics at the University of Tulsa. Glen Atkinson is Professor of Economics at University of Nevada, Reno. William Waller is Professor of Economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Economic Thought and Cultural Economics, 1. Veblen and Commons: A Case of Theoretical Convergence, 2. Hobson With a Keynesian Twist, 3. Keynes, Cooperation, and Economic Stability, 4. A Theory of the Social Origins of the Factors of Production, 5. Ceremonial Aspects of Corporate Organization, 6. The Entrepreneur as a Cultural Hero, 7. Why Is Institutional Economics Not Institutional?, 8. Drawing the Poverty Line at a Cultural Subsistence Level, 9. The Great Wheel of Wealth, Part 2: Structural Policy and Economic Theory, 10. Reciprocity, Productivity, and Poverty, 11. The Political Economy of Poverty, 12. The U.S. Economy: Disadvantages of Having Taken the Lead, 13. The Myth Is not the Reality: Income Maintenance and Welfare, 14. The Paper War on Poverty, 15. Welfare Reform in the Reagan Years, 16. What Has Evolutionary Economics to Contribute to Consumption Theory?, 17. Institutional Economics and Consumption, 18. Thorstein Veblen as the First Professor of Marketing Science, 19. On Staying for the Canoe Building, Or Why Ideology Is Not Enough, 20. Ceremonialism as the Dramatization of Prosaic Technology, 21. Economics: Science or Legend?, 22. The Cure May Be the Cancer, Section Four: Elements of Institutionalism, 23. Is Institutional Economics Really "Root and Branch" Economics?, 24. Rickshaws, Treadmills, Galley Slaves, and Chernobyl, 25. Technology and Institutions Are Neither

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