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A short guide to humoral medicine.
  • W. Jackson
  • Medicine
  • Trends in pharmacological sciences
  • 1 September 2001
As mentioned at the beginning of this article, humoral medicine is a very complex subject, and the scope of this Historical Perspective is limited to a brief summary of the main issues involved.Expand
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The Political Economy of Population Ageing
Population ageing has been the subject of much discussion in recent years, often expressed in alarmist language that advocates evasive policy action to avert an imminent demographic crisis. ThisExpand
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Capabilities, Culture and Social Structure
Sen's capability approach has a culturally specific side, with capabilities influenced by social structures and institutions. Although Sen acknowledges this, he expresses his theory inExpand
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Factor Shares, Business Cycles and the Distributive Loop
This paper looks at how factor shares vary over the business cycle and how their movements fit into Kaleckian analysis. Heterodox accounts of factor‐share movements include both profit‐squeezeExpand
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Economics, Culture and Social Theory
Economics, Culture and Social Theory examines how culture has been neglected in economic theorising and considers how economics could benefit by incorporating ideas from social and cultural theory.
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On the Social Structure of Markets
Economic theorists have seldom discussed the social structures behind markets, even though market trading relies heavily on seller/buyer roles and personal relations among traders. This paperExpand
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Basic Income and the Right to Work: A Keynesian Approach
Among the proposals for radical reform of social policy are basic income, which would pay an unconditional cash benefit to all individuals, and the right to work, which would offer guaranteedExpand
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Retirement Policies and the Life Cycle: Current Trends and Future Prospects
During the 20th century, pensions in developed countries were generally payable from a statutory retirement age which provided a norm for retirement behaviour and a threshold dividing older fromExpand
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