The Limits of Regulation: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Development (Hardback)Stavros Mavroudeas (author)
Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 30/07/2012
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This unique and original book offers a critical survey of the regulation approach, an influential theoretical school born in the 1970s and belonging to the neo-Marxist and radical political economy traditions. The author's persuasive argument is that regulation, in order to explain capitalist development, resorts to historicism and institutionalism and thereby adopts a `middle-range' methodology. He contends that both its theoretical and methodological perspectives are currently unfit for this purpose. This novel critique of regulation will prove a challenging and stimulating read for academics, researchers and graduate students with an interest in heterodox economics, the history of economic thought, political economy, regional development and labour process theory.
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm
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