Series: Economics as Social Theory

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Rationality, Institutions and Economic Methodology by Uskali Maki1993
New Directions in Economic Methodology by Roger Backhouse1994
Rules and Choice in Economics by Viktor J. Vanberg1994
Who Pays for the Kids?: Gender and the Structure of Constraint by Nancy Folbre1994
Beyond Rhetoric and Realism in Economics: The Reformulation of Economic Methodology by TOM BOYLAN1995
Economic Evolution: Inquiry into the Foundations of New Institutional Economics by Jack J Vromen1995
Economics and Reality by Tony Lawson1997
The Market: Ethics, Knowledge and Politics by John O'Neill1998
Critical Realism in Economics: Development and Debate by S. Fleetwood1999
Economics and Utopia: Why the Learning Economy Is Not the End of History by Geoffrey M. Hodgson1999
What do Economists Know?: New Economics of Knowledge by Robert F Garnett Jr1999
Post-Modernism, Economics and Knowledge by Steven Cullenberg2001
The Values of Economics: An Aristotelian Perspective by Irene van Staveren2001
How Economics Forgot History: The Problem of Specificity in Social Science by G. Hodgson2002
Intersubjectivity in Economics: Agents and Structures by Edward Fullbrook2002
World of Consumption: The Material and the Cultural Revisited by Ben Fine2002
The Philosophy of Keynes' Economics: Probability, Uncertainty and Convention by Jochen Runde2003
Reorienting Economics by Tony Lawson2003
The Evolution of Institutional Economics by G. Hodgson2004
Postcolonialism Meets Economics by S. Charusheela2004
Transforming Economics: Perspectives on the Critical Realist Project by Paul Lewis2004
New Departures in Marxian Theory (Economics As Social Theory) by Stephen Resnick2006
Speaking of Economics by Arjo Klamer2007
From Economics Imperialism to Freakonomics: The Shifting Boundaries Between Economics and other Social Sciences by Ben Fine2009
From Political Economy to Freakonomics: Method, the Social and the Historical in the Evolution of Economic Theory by Dimitris Milonakis2009
Development and Globalization: A Marxian Class Analysis by David F. Ruccio2010

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Series Editor: Tony Lawson

"Social Theory is experiencing something of a revival within economics. Critical analyses of the particular nature of the subject matter of social studies and of the types of method, categories and modes of explanation that can legitimately be endorsed for the scientific study of social objects, are re-emerging. Economists are again addressing such issues as the relationship between agency and structure, between economy and the rest of society, and between the enquirer and the object of enquiry. There is a renewed interest in elaborating basic categories such as causation, competition, culture, discrimination, evolution, money, need, order, organization, power probability, process, rationality, technology, time, truth, uncertainty, value etc.

The objective for this series is to facilitate this revival further. In contemporary economics the label “theory” has been appropriated by a group that confines itself to largely asocial, ahistorical, mathematical “modelling”. Economics as Social Theory thus reclaims the “Theory” label, offering a platform for alternative rigorous, but broader and more critical conceptions of theorizing."
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