12 Jul 2020

Category: Biography & History

Biography & History

Family Fictions and Family Facts: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet and the Population Question in England 1798-1859 (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) 

Classical political economy rests on the assumption that the market and the family are overlapping and mutually dependent realms, dominated in turn by economic men and domestic women. Here, Brian Cooper explores the role of economic theory in ‘normalizing’ the family in the first half…