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Fine, Ben

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Works: 133 works in 592 publications in 7 languages and 16,659 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: HB97.5, 335.41
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Most widely held works by Ben Fine
Marx's capital by Ben Fine( file )
49 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,888 libraries worldwide
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The world of consumption the material and cultural revisited by Ben Fine( file )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
In opposition to the application of social theory to consumerism, the authors aim to provide an inclusive theoretical approach which, amongst other things, emphasizes different forms of determination for different products
Consumption in the age of affluence the world of food by Ben Fine( file )
17 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
Through sound empirical analysis and a range of case studies, the authors argue that an interdisciplinary approach to food consumption is now necessary, taking into account socioeconomic and cultural factors
Theories of social capital researchers behaving badly by Ben Fine( file )
15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,299 libraries worldwide
"Fine forcibly demonstrates how social capital has expanded across the social sciences only by degrading the different disciplines and topics that it touches: a McDonaldization of social theory. The rise and fall of social capital at the World Bank is critically explained as is social capital's growing presence in disciplines, such as management studies, and its relative absence in others, such as social history. Writing with a sharp critical edge, Fine not only deconstructs the roller-coaster presence of social capital across the social sciences but also draws out lessons on how (and how not) to do research."--Pub. desc
Social capital versus social theory political economy and social science at the turn of the millennium by Ben Fine( file )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
This volume traces the origins of social capital through the work of Becker, Bourdieu and Coleman, and comprehensively reviews the literature across the social sciences
The political economy of development the World Bank, neoliberalism and development research by Kate Bayliss( file )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
A thorough look at the evolution of the World Bank's scholarship and activities. Essential for students of development studies
A short history of socialist economic thought by Gerd Hardach( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Rereading Capital by Ben Fine( Book )
25 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Macroeconomics and monopoly capitalism by Ben Fine( Book )
17 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Development policy in the 21st century : beyond the post-Washington consensus by Ben Fine( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The iniquitous post-Washington Consensus has succeeded in becoming the theoretical underpinning for the World Bank's Structural Adjustment policies in developing countries. This critique questions its effectiveness
From economics imperialism to freakonomics : the shifting boundaries between economics and other social sciences by Ben Fine( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Ben Fine, the author of Social Capital versus Social Theory and a renowned exponent of Marxian political economy and Dimitris Milonakis offer one of the first systematic critiques of cliometrics, new institutional economics and Douglass North?s work
Economic theory and ideology by Ben Fine( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Women's employment and the capitalist family by Ben Fine( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
First published in 1992, Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family is an analysis of the contemporary political interest in the position of women. The author critically assesses much of the literature examining the rapidly changing lives of women and contributes to it by offering an explanation of women's labour-market participation. In particular, the book deals with the domestic labour market debate, the role of patriarchy theory, gender and labour-market theory, periodising the capitalist family and the specific position of working women in the British economy. Despite the theoretical
Beyond the developmental state industrial policy into the twenty-first century ( file )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
"Moving beyond abstract economic models and superficial descriptions of the market, Beyond the Developmental State analyses the economic, political and ideological interests which underpin current socio-economic processes. Through this approach, the contributors show the close interrelation between states and markets in both national and international contexts. Drawing on a wide range of case studies and themes, the book exposes the theoretical and empirical limitations of the developmental state paradigm, offering alternatives as well as discussing the policy implications and challenges they raise. For scholars, students and practitioners of development, Beyond the Developmental State presents a decisive break with the old dogmas of both neoliberal orthodoxy and theories of 'market-imperfection', and outlines theoretically and empirically grounded alternatives."--Publisher's website
The political economy of South Africa : from minerals-energy complex to industrialisation by Ben Fine( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Rather than proposing a blue-print for a more equable economic system in South Africa, this book presents the results and implications of research on both the history and current dynamics of the South African economy, from World War II to the present
From political economy to economics : method, the social and the historical in the evolution of economic theory by Dimitris Milonakis( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Shows how economics was once rich, diverse, multidimensional and pluralistic. Details how political economy became economics through the desocialisation and dehistoricisation of the dismal science
Labour market theory : a constructive reassessment by Ben Fine( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Provides a perspective on the economics of labour markets by demonstrating how radical political economy has been incorporated into mainstream economics. The book aims to present a new approach to an important area of economic theory and is intended to supplement existing orthodox texts on theory of labour markets. It covers such issues as minimum wage, gender, and unemployment
Theories of the capitalist economy by Ben Fine( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 290 libraries worldwide
The new development economics : after the Washington Consensus ( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
This volume provides an original and thought-provoking critique of the post-Washington Concensus in neoliberal economics. Aimed at academics and postgraduates, and policy-makers, in development economics, the text clearly presents current trends in theory and policy within mainstream development economics
The coal question : political economy and industrial change from the nineteenth century to the present day by Ben Fine( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben Fine charts the ways in which the theoretical understanding of the British coal industry has changed over the past two centuries and discusses the arguments surrounding public ownership versus the privatization of the industry. In the second part, the book presents a critical assessment of the exist
 
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Fine, B. 1948-
Fine, Benjamin Jolly.
Fine, Benjamin Jolly 1948-
Jolly Fine, Benjamin 1948-
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