This quantity provides a set of essays honoring Professor Thomas E. Weisskopf, probably the most fashionable individuals to the sector of radical economics. starting his educational occupation at Harvard sooner than relocating to the college of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Professor Weisskopf has spent the previous 40 years looking through hugely leading edge and rigorous examine the questions of financial equality, social justice and environmental accountability. The chapters during this e-book mirror the most matters of Professor Weisskopf's paintings and search to foster endured innovation in those study areas.
The different contributions to this quantity discover the amazing diversity of Professor Weisskopf's examine issues. those comprise the economics of constructing nations, US imperialism, Marxian main issue idea, modern financial background and institutional improvement, affirmative motion regulations, and the opportunity of socialism as a substitute to capitalism for constructing non-exploitative societies. as well as 26 chapters by way of best economists, this ebook additionally incorporates a bankruptcy through Professor Weisskopf himself, during which he displays on his personal profession in economics in addition to the kingdom of the U.S. and worldwide economies. the quantity additionally features a complete bibliography directory Professor Weisskopf's publications.
scholars, professors and researchers operating in any department of economics will locate a lot of curiosity during this set of wide-ranging reviews construction from the topics complicated through Thomas Weisskopf.
Contributors include: R. Albelda, M. Ash, S. Bowles, J.K. Boyce, J. Crotty, W. Darity Jr, A. Deshpande, G. Epstein, D. Flaherty, N. Folbre, J. Heintz, S. Khan, ok. Knight, D.M. Kotz, H.A. Lee, M. Li, A. MacEwan, E. McCrate, J. Miller, F. Moseley, R. Pollin, M. Reich, E.A. Rosa, J.B. Schor, G.L. Skillman, F. Thompson, M. Weisbrot, T. Weisskopf, J. Wicks-Lim, A. Zimbalist
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