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Economics and reality

by Lawson, Tony.

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Methodology.,
  • Economics -- Philosophy.,
  • Economics -- Sociological aspects.,
  • Economic policy.,
  • Social policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-351) and indexes.

    StatementTony Lawson.
    SeriesEconomics as social theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB131 .L38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 364 p. ;
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL979079M
    ISBN 100415154200, 0415154219
    LC Control Number96016352

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