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Economics, Power and Culture: Essays in the Development of Radical Institutionalism James Ronald Stanfield

Economics, Power and Culture: Essays in the Development of Radical Institutionalism

James Ronald Stanfield

Published October 28th 2015
ISBN : 9781349237142
Paperback
236 pages
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This book depicts the need for an economics that addresses social provisioning in the context of power and culture. Such an approach is necessary to the development of an analysis that treats human wants and technology as endogenous variables,MoreThis book depicts the need for an economics that addresses social provisioning in the context of power and culture. Such an approach is necessary to the development of an analysis that treats human wants and technology as endogenous variables, thereby avoiding the atavism inherent in conventional economics epistemology. Only in this way can the requisite re-viewing of the place of economy in society be brought to bear in an economic analysis capable of addressing the seemingly intractable problems of the democratic capitalist societies.