Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian Paperback – Sept. 7 2012 by Richard D. Wolff (Author), Stephen A. Resnick (Author) 4.6 out of 5 stars 25 ratings See all 8 formats and editions Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 20, 2017. By Richard D. Wolff, Stephen A. Resnick, ISBN: 9780262517836, Paperback. Very good work, precise and complete in synthesizing the theoretical struggle within the invisible hand and any public policy or intervention. The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991, Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. Not compatible with kindle - give me my money back! Not compatible with kindle - give me my money back! By Richard D. Wolff and Stephen A. Resnick, Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press, 2012, 416 pp., $35.00/paper. Having long taught introductory economics courses, we had learned that presenting Marxian theory through a sustained and systematic comparison with neoclassical theory is an exceptionally effec-tive method of teaching both. Readers will have a grasp of the history of these theories as well as the latest developments in them, and will see how theories change in mutual interaction with changes in the economy. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. A systematic comparison of the three major economic theories, showing how they differ and why these differences matter in shaping economic theory and practice.Contending Economic Theories offers a unique comparative treatment of the three main theories in economics as it is taught today: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. Reviewed in the United States on September 8, 2018. The current book under review, "Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian" published by MIT Press, is an extension of their previous book. In Contending Economic Theories, authors Richard Wolff and Stephen Resnick map out the positions taken by the respective theories and provide a helpful glimpse into the vast theoretical landscapes that lie behind their mathematical supply curves, production functions, and efficiency models. Very good analysis of Alternative Economic Theories, Reviewed in the United States on January 30, 2013. Please try again. Amazon support was helpful in zeroing in on the issue. Excellent for those who want to compare and understand all three schools of thought. Great book but not compatible with the latest editions of Kindle! Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. (Other competitors include Ernest Mandel's two volume book, "Marx's Economic Theory", , Paul Sweezy's The Theory of Capitalist Development, , and David Harvey's "A Companion to Marx's Capital". The authors, building on their earlier book Economics: Marxian versus Neoclassical, offer an expanded treatment of Keynesian economics and a comprehensive introduction to Marxian economics, including its class analysis of society. Essays on Marx ïs Theory of Value. It's not a science. This book was a complete disappointment. Please try your request again later. Please try again. Throughout, the authors are sensitive to the causes and consequences of theoretical differences and demonstrate -- to teachers and students of economics, and to everyone else who wants to learn about economic debates in the world today -- that economic theories really do matter." To this day chapter 3 of "Economics: Marxian and Neoclassical" and chapter 4 of "Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian" are among the best introductory/intermediate presentations of Marxian economics. Maybe the reason is that there is no way how Marxists theories or concepts could work in practice :), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 2, 2017, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 29, 2016. Readers will have a grasp of the history of these theories as well as the latest developments in them, and will see how theories change in mutual interaction with changes in the economy. Learn more. Their clear and creative presentation of the different entry points, logics and conclusions of neoclassical, Keynesian and Marxian theories makes this by far the best comparative treatment of economics available today. Reviewed in the United States on April 9, 2019. The current book under review, "Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian" published by MIT Press, is an extension of their previous book. Each is developed and discussed in its own chapter, yet also differentiated from and compared to the other two theories. This item has a maximum order quantity limit. Which theory we choose to follow matters profoundly. Very good soure for anyone wishing to understand them. Something went wrong. Their clear and creative presentation of the different entry points, logics and conclusions of neoclassical, Keynesian and Marxian theories makes this by far the best comparative treatment of economics available today. 5) M.C. Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian, Previous page of related Sponsored Products, “In a profound way it overcomes the gulf between micro- and macro-economic reasoning” (Richard Parker, Harvard University). Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? 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They are the foundation of many divisions in our country. The current book under review, "Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian" published by MIT Press, is an extension of their previous book. Reviewed in the United States on December 28, 2014. This is a good and, generally speaking, fair-minded introduction, explanation and exploration of three schools of economic theory: neo-classical, Keynesian and Marxian. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Great book but not compatible with the latest editions of Kindle! Might be interesting for starting the subject of economy, but definitely not recommended for more in depth knowledge. Without political judgements, author discussed the pluses and minuses of contending theories.. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. 5/5! Contending Economics Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, The Theory of Capitalist Development: Principles of Marxian Political Economy, Capital, Exploitation and Economic Crisis (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy), Marxian Economics (Littlefield, Adams quality paperback), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Contending Economic Theories gives students the tools to choose for themselves. Contending Economic Theories offers a unique comparative treatment of the three main theories in economics as it is taught today: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. The current book under review, "Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian" published by MIT Press, is an extension of their previous book. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Each is developed and discussed in its own chapter, yet also differentiated from and compared to the other two theories. There was a problem loading your book clubs. This is a good and, generally speaking, fair-minded introduction, explanation and exploration of three schools of economic theory: neo-classical, Keynesian and Marxian. Readers will have a grasp of the history of these theories as well as the latest developments in them, and will see how theories change in mutual interaction with changes in the economy. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It matches all the essentials on these subject. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. ; all of these books are far lengthier than Wolff and Resnick, while the latter loses no depth or rigor to their far briefer introduction). Please try again. Contending Economic Theories offers a unique comparative treatment of the three main theories in economics as it is taught today: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. A must read for anybody who desires to get an insight on the subject. Contending Economic Theories offers a unique comparative treatment of the three main theories in economics as it is taught today: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. Of the many Kindle books I have read, this is the first that was missing the "Aa" font icon so that I was unable to change the font size. Historical retrospective of conflicting theories, Reviewed in the United States on February 25, 2013. Reviewed in the United States on April 9, 2019. They connect their comparative theory analysis to the larger policy issues that divide the rival camps of theorists around such central issues as the role government should play in the economy and the class structure of production, stressing the different analytical, policy, and social decisions that flow from each theory's conceptualization of economics. Very good analysis of Alternative Economic Theories, Reviewed in the United States on January 30, 2013. [PDF] Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian (MIT Press) Full Collection --David Fasenfest, Wayne State University; editor, Critical Sociology, "Richard Wolff and Stephen Resnick treat their readers as adults who can, and in fact must, choose among theories, rather than as children who need to be spoon-fed the truth. Wolf accurately explains the history and main ideas of the major school of thoughts in as uncontroversial a manner as he possibly could. Very good work, precise and complete in synthesizing the theoretical struggle within the invisible hand and any public policy or intervention. Contending Economic Theories supplies a singular comparative treatment of the three foremost theories in economics as it is taught within the current day: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. A systematic comparison of the three major economic theories, showing how they differ and why these differences matter in shaping economic theory and practice. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2013. (Other competitors include Ernest Mandel's two volume book, "Marx's Economic Theory", , Paul Sweezy's The Theory of Capitalist Development, , and David Harvey's "A Companion to Marx's Capital". Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. Each is developed and discussed in its own chapter, yet also differentiated from and compared to the other two theories. A History of Capitalism 1500-2000 7) Hobsbawm, E. 1996. Maybe the reason is that there is no way how Marxists theories or concepts could work in practice :), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 2, 2017, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 29, 2016. To this day chapter 3 of "Economics: Marxian and Neoclassical" and chapter 4 of "Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian" are among the best introductory/intermediate presentations of Marxian economics. --David F. Ruccio, Professor of Economics, University of Notre Dame, "At a time when the world is in an economic tailspin, confusion over the 'dismal science' has never been more pronounced. The importance of "Economics: Marxian versus Neoclassical" was that it offered an impressive introduction and intermediate level presentation to both neoclassical microeconomics and Marxian economics. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian (The MIT Press) - Kindle edition by Wolff, Richard D., Resnick, Stephen A.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Especially if you expected to see how practically Marxism could be applied. Economic theories, politics, and quality of life, Reviewed in the United States on September 16, 2012, Wolff and Resnick are well known and widely acclaimed for their 1987 book "Economics: Marxian versus Neoclassical", published by John Hopkins University Press. A History of Marxian Economics Vol 1 and 2. Please try again. Howard and J. E. King. Something went wrong. Additionally, it provides only a one page orientation. They connect their comparative theory analysis to the larger policy issues that divide the rival camps of theorists around such central issues as the role government should play in the economy and the class structure of production, stressing the different analytical, policy, and social decisions that flow from each theory's conceptualization of economics. Economic theories, politics, and quality of life, Reviewed in the United States on September 16, 2012, Wolff and Resnick are well known and widely acclaimed for their 1987 book "Economics: Marxian versus Neoclassical", published by John Hopkins University Press. Each is developed and discussed in its own chapter, yet also differentiated from and compared to the other two theories. This book provides concrete steps you can take to become the person you're meant to be, including exercises to help with your personal transformation. Unable to add item to List. Each is developed and talked about in its private chapter, however moreover differentiated from and as compared with the other two theories. Reviewed in the United States on May 19, 2013. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Each is developed and discussed in its own chapter, yet also differentiated from and compared to the other two theories. 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