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Political Economy, Linguistics and Culture : Crossing Bridges - Jurgen George Backhaus

Political Economy, Linguistics and Culture

Crossing Bridges

By: Jurgen George Backhaus (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 9th November 2007
ISBN: 9780387733715
Number Of Pages: 251

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Social sciences and economics have undergone enormous progress. While certain topics have been fully researched, others have remained largely under-researched or ignored. It is this discrepancy which prompted the research paradigm of "Crossing Bridges". For this volume, ten authors have joined forces to address the problem of under-researched topics, focusing in particular on gaps in interdisciplinary research between economics and other social sciences.

List of Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
A Language Bridge between Peoples and Disciplinesp. 3
The Theory and Measurement of Influence in the History of Economic Thoughtp. 15
Gustave Courbet's L'Origine du Monde and Its Socioeconomic Implicationsp. 45
Introduction to Blum's Essaysp. 55
Contrasting Historical-Logical Narrative Conventions in Germany and Austria and Their Influence upon Inquiry and Explanation in the Arts and the Sciences: An Example from the Economic Inquiries of Gustav Schmoller, Max Weber, Carl Menger, and Ludwig von Misesp. 59
The European Metahistorical Narrative and Its Changing "Metaparadigms" in the Modern Age (Part I)p. 101
The European Metahistorical Narrative and its Changing "Metaparadigms" in the Modern Age (Part II): Western Painting 1815-1914p. 163
Toll Bridge over Troubled Waters: New Deal Agriculture Programs in the South[superscript 1]p. 213
Environmental Protection Agency Enforcement Patterns: A Case of Political Pork Barrel?p. 233
Nation of Origin Bias and the Enforcement of Immigration Laws by the Immigration and Naturalization Servicep. 241
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ISBN: 9780387733715
ISBN-10: 038773371X
Series: The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 251
Published: 9th November 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.21