ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Business & Economics / Economics

Postmodern Moments in Modern Economics

| £59.99 | €67.47 | Ca$97.33 | Au$96.05
by David F. Ruccio & Jack Amariglio
What is this?DRM-PDF | by download   add to wish list
Postmodern Moments in Modern Economics by David F. Ruccio & Jack Amariglio

Of all the areas of contemporary thought, economics seems the most resistant to the destabilizing effects of postmodernism. Yet, David Ruccio and Jack Amariglio argue that one can detect, within the diverse schools of thought that comprise the discipline of economics, "moments" that defy the modernist ideas to which many economists and methodologists remain wedded. This is the first book to document the existence and to explore the implications of the postmodern moments in modern economics.

Ruccio and Amariglio begin with a powerful argument for the general relevance of postmodernism to contemporary economic thought. They then conduct a series of case studies in six key areas of economics. From the idea of the "multiple self" and notions of uncertainty and information, through market anomalies and competing concepts of value, to analytical distinctions based on gender and academic standing, economics is revealed as defying the modernist frame of a singular science. The authors conclude by showing how economic theory would change if the postmodern elements were allowed to flourish.

A work of daring analysis sure to be vigorously debated, Postmodern Moments in Modern Economics is both accessible and relevant to all readers concerned about the modernist straightjacket that has been imposed on the way economics is thought about and practiced in the world today.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 842537

Ebook Details
Pages: 376
Size: 14.2 MB
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781400880119 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Economics

These authors have products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Non-Classifiable
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Finance
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Economics
Nonfiction > Business & Economics
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Economic History
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Development > Economic Development

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016