1: Introducing Economics with a Judicious Mix of Pluralism, Sustainability and Justice
UNIT TWO: THE TERRITORY OF ECONOMIC STUDY
2: Knowledge and the Construction of Models
3: Sustainability, Resources and the Environment
5: Inequality, Poverty and Disempowerment
UNIT THREE: THE CENTRAL ISSUES OF ECONOMICS
6: Livelihoods and Work.
7: The Shifting Definition of Unemployment
9: Economic Value
UNIT FOUR: ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION
10: Firms, Industries and Markets
11: Economic Democracy
12: Economic Governance
13: Consumption, Investment and Savings
14: Recessions and Financial Crises: Are They Inevitable?
UNIT FIVE: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
15: Political Economy and Development: Global Justice and Global Governance
16: Trade: A Pluralist Approach
17: Contemporary Global Economic and Financial Trends
UNIT SIX: CONCLUSION
18: Which Way Forward?
About the Authors
Maria Alejandra Caporale Madi is Retired Professor at the Instituto de Economia, State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil. She is also Assistant Editor of the International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education and member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Green Economics.
Jack Reardon is founding editor of the International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education and author of The Handbook of Pluralist Economics Education (Routledge, 2009). He teaches economics at the School of Business at Hamline University in Minnesota.
Molly Scott Cato is Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at Roehampton University and Member of the European Parliament for the South West England electoral region for the Green Party. She is author of The Bioregional Economy: Land, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness (2013).