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Title The crisis in economics : the post-autistic economics movement : the first 600 days / edited by Edward Fullbrook.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2003.

Series Economics as social theory
Economics as social theory.
Subject Economics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- France.
Economics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Alt Name Fullbrook, Edward.
Description 1 online resource (x, 226 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction: a brief history of the post-autistic economics movement; Documents; The French students' petition; The French professors' petition; post-autistic economics newsletter, Issue No. 1; post-autistic economics newsletter, Issue No. 3; Two curricula: Chicago vs PAE; Advice from student organizers in France and Spain; Opening up economics, The Cambridge 27; The Kansas City Proposal; Support the Report; Teaching; A contribution on the state of economics in France and the world; The Franco-American neoclassical alliance; Plural education
Realism vs axiomaticsTeaching economics through controversies; A good servant but a bad master; Three observations on a ̃cultural revival̃ in France; Economists have no ears; Economics and multinationals; A year in French economics; These ̃wonderful̃ US textbooks; Ignoring commercial reality; The perils of pluralistic teaching and how to reduce them; Democracy and the need for pluralism in economics; Toward a post-autistic economics education; Steve Keen's Debunking Economics; Is there anything worth keeping in standard microeconomics?; Practice and ethics
Autistic economics vs the environmentHumility in economics; Real science is pluralist; Books of oomph; Back to reality; The relevance of controversies for practice as well as teaching; Revolt in political science; Beyond criticism; How did economics get into such a state?; An extraordinary discipline; What we learned in the twentieth century; Rethinking economics in twentieth-century America; Why the PAE movement needs feminism; An International Marshall Plan; The war economy; The globalized economy; Some old but good ideas
Against: a priori theory. For: descriptively adequate computational modelingAn alternative framework for economics; The Russian defeat of economic orthodoxy; The tight links between post-Keynesian and feminist economics; Is the concept of economic growth autistic?; Ontology, epistemology, language and the practice of economics; Is the utility maximization principle necessary?; Quo vadis behavioral finance?; Psychological autism, institutional autism and economics; Index
Summary Economics can be pretty boring. Drier than Death Valley, the discipline is obsessed with mathematics and compounds this by arrogantly assuming its techniques can be brought to bear on the other social sciences. It wasn't going to be long, therefore, before students started complaining. The vast majority have voted with their feet and signed up for business and management degrees, but in the past two years there has grown an important new movement that has decided to tackle those who think they run economics head-on. This is the Post-autistic Economics Network.The PAE Network started in.
ISBN 0203180445 (electronic bk.)
9780203180440 (electronic bk.)
9780415308977 (hbk.)
0415308976 (hbk.)
9780415308984 (pbk.)
0415308984 (pbk.)
0415308976 (Cloth)
0415308984 (Paper)
OCLC # 252921684
Additional Format Print version: Crisis in economics. London : Routledge, 2003 (DLC) 2002036909



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