Beyond Western Economics: Remembering Other Economic by Trent Schroyer

By Trent Schroyer

This e-book combines highbrow heritage with modern occasions to supply a critique of mainstream monetary suggestion and its neoliberal coverage incarnation in worldwide capitalism. The critique operates either theoretically, on the point of metaphysics and the philosophy of technological know-how, and concretely, in case experiences of globalization and global events.

Trent Schroyer presents an ethical and cultural interpretation of modernity and scientism, highlighting their political and fiscal results – however the book’s major objective isn't really to criticize. the writer strikes past this to provide replacement "economic cultures," back combining summary theoretical research with concrete case reviews of other financial formations from neighborhood self-sufficiency routine to cooperatives and different anti-capitalist institutional experiments.

These case stories convey a powerful diversity of version, from first international to 3rd global, from reformist to utopian transformative. ultimately, Schroyer hyperlinks the venture to the worldwide justice flow that opposes company globalization and finally hyperlinks participatory economics and democratic politics to a brand new picture of technological know-how as "participatory social learning."

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