Perspectives on Political Economy: Alternatives to the Economics of Depression

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This collection makes a valuable theoretical and empirical contribution to the study of Political Economy. The book covers a wide range of approaches currently in vogue, coupled with an exploration of areas in commonality, thus rendering it a more effective introduction to Political Economy than many of the purpose written, but highly partial, existing texts. The individual papers, while summarizing the established literature in each field, also contribute much that is new and of considerable value to the further...

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Overview

This collection makes a valuable theoretical and empirical contribution to the study of Political Economy. The book covers a wide range of approaches currently in vogue, coupled with an exploration of areas in commonality, thus rendering it a more effective introduction to Political Economy than many of the purpose written, but highly partial, existing texts. The individual papers, while summarizing the established literature in each field, also contribute much that is new and of considerable value to the further development of the subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781472508270
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 1/9/2014
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

R. J. Barry Jones is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Reading.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: Introductory
1 Political Economy: Contrasts, Commonalities, Criteria and Contributors, R. J. Barry Jones (University of Reading, UK)
Part II Contrasts: Liberal v. Marxist Perspectives
2 The Political Economy of the Public Sector, Charles K. Rowley (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
3 Critical Political Economy, Andrew Gamble (University of Sheffield, UK)
Part III The Political Economy of the Advanced Industrial State
4 The Political Economy of Economic Policy, David McKay (University of Essex, UK)
5 The Political Economy of Industrial Policy, Wyn Grant (University of Warwick, UK)
6 Corporative Industrial Relations and the Welfare State, Colin Crouch (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
Part IV The Political Economy of International Relations
7 Perspectives on International Political Economy, R. J. Barry Jones (University of Reading, UK)
8 Structures, Values and Risk in the Study of the International Political Economy, Susan Strange (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
9 ‘Sectoral Analysis’ and the International Political Economy, Roger Tooze (North Staffordshire Polytechnic, UK)
Notes on Contributors
Name Index
Subject Index

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