Strategies of Economic Order: German Economic Discourse, 1750-1950

Strategies of Economic Order: German Economic Discourse, 1750-1950

by Keith Tribe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521619432

ISBN-13: 9780521619431

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides an overview of two hundred years of German economic thought from the Steetswissenschaften of the eighteenth century to National Socialism and the Social Market. Whereas Classical Economics emphasized value, distribution and production, German economic thought had a long-running tradition of human need and the varying conditions for order. By

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This book provides an overview of two hundred years of German economic thought from the Steetswissenschaften of the eighteenth century to National Socialism and the Social Market. Whereas Classical Economics emphasized value, distribution and production, German economic thought had a long-running tradition of human need and the varying conditions for order. By taking this latter perspective, the usual contrast of market and planning approaches to economic organization is subsumed by an approach that focuses on the construction of order in economic processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521619431
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #33
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: from Cameralism to Ordoliberalism; 2. Cameralism and the science of government; 3. Die Vernunft des List. National economy and the critique of cosmopolitan economy; 4. Historical economics, the Methodenstreit, and the economics of Max Weber; 5. The Handelshochschulen and the formation of Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 1898–1925; 6. The Logical Structure of the Economic World - the rationalist economics of Otto Neurath; 7. Capitalism, totalitarianism and the legal order of National Socialism; 8. The genealogy of the Social Market Economy: 1937–48; 9. The New Economic Order and European economic integration; Bibliography; Index.

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