Review of Social Economy

Book Review

July-August 2013

This is the last book review list updated and managed by RoSE Co-Editor Deb Figart. Deb will continue to see through to acceptance all books/reviews she has commissioned. Future book review essays should be discussed with Managing Editor Wilfred Dolfsma at

Review of Social Economy Books Available List


Possible review essay on the macro economy:

The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs are Transforming The Global Economy. By Philip E. Auerswald. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 265 pp., ISBN 978-0-19-979517-8 (hardcover).

Money and Households in a Capitalist Economy. By Zdravka Todorova. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2009. 161 pp., ISBN 978-1-84720-953-5 ($110, hardcover).

Money, Uncertainty and Time. By Giuseppe Fontana. London: Routledge, 2009. ISBN 0-415-58873-1 (digital and new paper edition).

The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Economies Can Take Off. By Justin Yifu Lin. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-691-15589-0 (hardcover, $27.95)


Single books (for the ASE blog):

The Wound and the Blessing: Economics Relationships and Happiness. By Luigino Bruni. Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 2012 (first English translation). 123 pp., ISBN 978-1-56548-428-3 (paperback).