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Veblen in perspective : his life and thought

Veblen in perspective : his life and thought

Author: Stephen Edgell
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2001.
Series: Studies in institutional economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work discusses the impact and contemporary relevance of the work of Thorstein Veblen, as well as the source of his ideas. It suggests that he was one of the first modern sociologists of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edgell, Stephen.
Veblen in perspective.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2001
Named Person: Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Veblen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Edgell
ISBN: 1563241161 9781563241161 156324117X 9781563241178
OCLC Number: 45575718
Description: xiii, 207 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The times, life, and works of Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929) --
The mistaken marginality of the "man from Mars" --
Beyond the myth of marginality: ethnicity and evolutionism --
Evolutionary change: back to the future? --
The conspicuous conservation of leisure class culture --
The problem: predatory institutions --
The solution: workmanship institutions.
Series Title: Studies in institutional economics.
Responsibility: Stephen Edgell.


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