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The Elgar Companion to Social Economics e-book

Author:

John B. Davis,Wilfred Dolfsma

Language:

English

Category:

Other

Subcategory:

Business & Finance

ePub size:

1872 kb

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Rating:

4.4

Publisher:

Edward Elgar Publishing (September 30, 2010)

Pages:

704

ISBN:

1849800855

The Elgar Companion to Social Economics e-book

by John B. Davis,Wilfred Dolfsma


John B. Davis, Wilfred Dolfsma.

John B. Social economics treats the economy and economics as being embedded in the larger web of social and ethical relationships. It also regards economics and ethics as essentially connected, and adds values such as justice, fairness, dignity, well-being, freedom and equality to the standard emphasis on efficiency.

Companion to social economics. Includes bibliographical references and index. Personal Name: Davis, John Bryan. Personal Name: Dolfsma, Wilfred. Rubrics: Economics Sociological aspects. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.

Findings: From this study, it clearly emerges that the modern conception of economics as a value-free and context-independent science is due to historical facts and ideological convictions and not to evidence in nature.

Social economics treats the economy and economics as being embedded in the larger web of social and ethical relationships. John B. Davis & Wilfred Dolfsma (e., 2008. The Elgar Companion to Social Economics," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 3765, March. Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:3765. Davis, Wilfred Dolfsma - The Elgar Companion to Social Economics.

a social economics approach. 478. false starts dead ends and social economic alternatives.

As this comprehensive companion demonstrates, social economics is a dynamic and growing field that emphasizes the key role that values play in the economy and in economic life. Social economics treats the economy and economics as being embedded in the larger web of social and ethical relationships. It also regards economics and ethics as essentially connected, and adds values such as justice, fairness, dignity, well-being, freedom and equality to the standard emphasis on efficiency. The Elgar Companion to Social Economics brings together the leading contributors in the field to elucidate a wide range of recent developments across different subject areas and topics. In so doing the contributors also map the likely trends and directions of future research. This companion will undoubtedly become a leading reference source and guide to social economics for many years to come.

Providing concise discussion and an indication of what to expect in future decades, this interdisciplinary companion will be of great interest to students and academics of social economics and socio-economics, as well as institutional, evolutionary and heterodox economics. It will also appeal to management scholars and those concerned with business ethics.

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