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Ethics, economics and social institutions

By: Pandit, Vshwanath.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Singapore Springer 2016Description: xxii, 169 p.ISBN: 9789811008979.Subject(s): Economics - Sociological aspects | Economics - Moral and ethical aspects | Economics - Psychological aspects | Social structure | Social policyDDC classification: 174 Summary: The book highlights the ethical aspects and issues that are inherent to economics in the context of today’s prominent social institutions. It reviews a range of problems concerning dominant social institutions, namely markets, government agencies, corporate entities, financial networks, and religious systems. Further, in each case, the book takes a detailed look at the economic problems as they arise within a broader sociological and political environment, taking into account the respective ethical/philosophical paradigms. It analyzes from an ethical point of view topics like the evolution of economic thought, happiness and spirituality, and human values in relation to ethics. http://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811008979
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The book highlights the ethical aspects and issues that are inherent to economics in the context of today’s prominent social institutions. It reviews a range of problems concerning dominant social institutions, namely markets, government agencies, corporate entities, financial networks, and religious systems. Further, in each case, the book takes a detailed look at the economic problems as they arise within a broader sociological and political environment, taking into account the respective ethical/philosophical paradigms. It analyzes from an ethical point of view topics like the evolution of economic thought, happiness and spirituality, and human values in relation to ethics.


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