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Homo economics

capitalism, community, and lesbian and gay life

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gays -- United States -- Economic conditions.,
    • Gays -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Gays -- United States -- Social conditions.,
    • Gay consumers -- United States.,
    • Lesbian consumers -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Amy Gluckman and Betsy Reed.
      ContributionsGluckman, Amy, 1961-, Reed, Betsy, 1968-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ76.3.U5 H63 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 283 p. :
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL978781M
      ISBN 100415913780, 0415913799
      LC Control Number96016035

        The Moral Identity of Homo Economicus Nov 7, Ricardo Hausmann Two recent books indicate that a quiet revolution is challenging the foundations of the dismal science, promising radical changes in how we view many aspects of organizations, public policy, and even social life. Homo economicus 1 is the rational economic man who is the main agent of mainstream economics. In a more detailed sense, homo economicus is a person who tries to maximize his or her welfare under the budget constraint (Nyborg, , p. ), who has to make a choice with given and determinate preferences, who is self-interested and outcome.

      From Homo Economicus to Homo Sapiens Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Perspectives 14(1) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.   In recent years, a new field has emerged—“behavioral economics”—to propose an alternative to the rational man of traditional economics. A spate of popular books .

      In Homer Economicus a cast of lively contributors takes a field trip to Springfield, where the Simpsons reveal that economics is everywhere. By exploring the hometown of television's first family, this book provides readers with the economic tools and insights to guide them at work, at home, and at the ballot box. Since The Simpsons centers on the daily lives of the Simpson family and its.   Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. By Yuval Noah Harari. Harper; pages; $ Harvill Secker; £ “SAPIENS”, Yuval Noah Harari’s previous book .


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Edited By Amy Gluckman, Betsy Reed. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by: 4. Yet the nicest thing about his book is its avoidance of despair: it is often hilariously angry, but the stylish expression of outrage can itself be a positive and optimistic act.

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This book provides a transhistorical account of homo economicus (economic man), demonstrating this figure’s significance to economic theory and the Anglo-American novel and offering critical new understandings of literary value, cultural capital and the moral foundations of political economy.

Behavioral economics studies the effects of psychological, cognitive, emotional, cultural and social factors on the decisions of individuals and institutions and how those decisions vary from those implied by classical economic theory. Behavioral economics is primarily concerned with the bounds of rationality of economic oral models typically integrate insights from psychology.

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Behavioral economists and most psychologists, sociologists, and anthropologists are critical of the concept. People are not always self-interested (see social preferences), nor are they mainly. Homo Economics is the first honest account of the tense relationship between gay people and the : Amy Gluckman.

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The authors argue convincingly for a movement with the vision and Format: Paperback. For neoclassical economists, Homo economicus, or economic human, represents the ideal employee: an energetic worker bee that is a rational yet competitive decision-maker.

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This groundbreaking collection brings together a variety of voices from the worlds of journalism, activism, academia, the arts, and public policy to address issues including the recent economic history of the gay community, the community's response to its changing economic Author: Amy Gluckman.Homo Economicus Definition.

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