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The Expansion of Economics: Toward a More Inclusive Social Science : Toward a More Inclusive Social Science - Shoshana Grossbard-Shechtman

The Expansion of Economics: Toward a More Inclusive Social Science

Toward a More Inclusive Social Science

Hardcover Published: 29th November 2001
ISBN: 9780765606778
Number Of Pages: 296

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Economics, like most other social sciences, is not a pure discipline. Indeed, it has been enhanced by the fact that there is so much overlap between it and the related fields of business, industrial relations, political science, social psychology, and sociology. This book is the first attempt to explain how work in economics has influenced and benefited from a merging of economic analysis with the research practices of these related fields of study. With contributions from leading economists from around the world, it demonstrates how economics is leading the way toward a more unified social science.

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword
The Expansion and Reorientation of Economics
Comparing Research Methods
Comparing the Methodologies Used by Statisticians and Economists for Research and Modeling
Modeling Economic Behavior with System Dynamics: Theory and Practice
Comparing Ideas on Economic Development
Imperialism and Competition in Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, and Economics: A Perspective From Development Economics
The Political Economy of Economic Liberalization: Analytical Approaches From Economics and Political Science
Comparing Ideas on the Firm
The Economic Approach to Personnel Research
Household Work and Market Work: Toward a New Model of Worker Absenteeism
Comparing Ideas on Family and Church
The Economics and Sociology of Marriage: Historical Trends and Theories of In-Marriage Household Labor
A Demographer on the Cusp between Economics and Sociology: An Interview With David Heer
A Marriage Made in Heaven? Economic Theory and Religious Studies
Comparing Ideas on Individual and Collective Behavior
On the Rationality of Cognitive Dissonance
Economics and Collective Identity: Explaining Collective Action
Concluding Comments
About the Editors and Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780765606778
ISBN-10: 0765606771
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 29th November 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.65  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.54

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