Book Spotlights

New Features of Political Economy



Marsella Corsi & Alessandro Roncaglia (Editori Laterza, 2017) This book is a general introduction to economics, considered both as a 'social' discipline which helps us to understand the economic events of the society we live in and as a 'technical' discipline, required in many work activities.

The Known Economy: Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale



Colin Danby (Routledge, CRESC Series, 2017) The Known Economy pursues Marilyn Waring's insights on the ways in which gender and colonialism are built into conceptions of the economy.  It shows that modernist categories of gender and race structure not only the "national" economy, but also understandings of the "world economy" shared by rationalist economists and neo- romantic critics of globalization.