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The Economics of Hate (Hardcover) Loot Price: R2,469
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The Economics of Hate (Hardcover): Samuel Cameron

The Economics of Hate (Hardcover)

Samuel Cameron

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This important and highly original book explores the application of economics to the subject of hate via such diverse topics as war, terrorism, road rage, witchcraft mania, marriage and divorce, and bullying and harassment. As yet there is no overall economic approach to hate; Samuel Cameron pioneers this work by using standard neo-classical economics concepts of the utility-maximizing consumer and the entrepreneur. He examines emotions as a form of personal capital and hate as a form of 'negative social capital', and investigates the idea of a modular matrix of hatred as the appropriate means of examining the subject. The likely form and scope of future effects of hate on government policy are also discussed. Seeking to explore the dimensions of hate as a commodity from a wider economic perspective, this exceptional book will prove a fascinating read for those with an interest in the economic value of hatred in particular, and the economics of the unusual more generally.

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Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: February 2009
Authors: Samuel Cameron
Dimensions: 234 x 156mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 200
ISBN-13: 978-1-84720-047-1
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > Consumer issues
LSN: 1-84720-047-8
Barcode: 9781847200471

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