Social Economics: Retrospect and Prospect / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792390046
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/1989
  • Series: Recent Economic Thought Series, #22
  • Edition description: 1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

I: Social Economics in Historical Perspective.- 1. Social Economics: The First 200 Years.- 2. Evolution of Social Economics in America.- II: The Fabric of Contemporary Social Economics.- A. The Three Traditional Strands.- 3. Catholic Social Economics: A Response to Certain Problems, Errors, and Abuses of the Modern Age.- Comments.- E. K. Hunt.- Lewis E. Hill.- 4. The Institutionalist Approach to Social Economics.- Comments.- Edward J. O’Boyle.- E. K. Hunt.- 5. Social Economics: A Socialist Perspective.- Comments.- Edward J. O’Boyle.- Lewis E. Hill.- B. Recognizing Another Strand.- 6. Toward a Deontological Socioeconomics.- 7. Social Economics in the Humanistic Tradition.- C. A Comparative Evaluation.- 8. Four Strands of Social Economics: A Comparative Interpretation.- III: Basic Applications of Social Economics.- 9. Understanding the Welfare State: The Significance of Social Economics.- 10. Problems of the Welfare State.- 11. The Corporation as a Democratic Social Institution.- IV: Conclusion: The Prospect for Social Economics.- 12. Science, Self-Correction and Values: From Peirce to Institutionalism.- 13. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Social Economics.
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