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Understanding Keynes’ General Theory


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 1-8
  3. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 36-65
  4. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 66-91
  5. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 92-111
  6. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 112-121
  7. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 159-171
  8. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 172-194
  9. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 195-211
  10. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 212-231
  11. Brendan Sheehan
    Pages 232-265
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 279-298

About this book


This book is a comprehensive guide for those seeking to fully understand Keynes' General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money , and especially those approaching the work for the first time. It also highlights Keynes' important policy insights. This book is an essential introduction to Keynes' most influential text.


economic theory employment John Maynard Keynes Keynes money unemployment

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Leeds Metropolitan UniversityUK

About the authors

BRENDAN SHEEHAN has lectured in economics and political economy since 1987. His undergraduate degree was taken at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He completed a Masters in Philosophy in Economics at the University of Cambridge in 1985.

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'The author is faithful to the General Theory while bringing in prior and following writings of Keynes at the proper places in the arguments, as well as making judicious use of secondary sources. Students should come away from reading this fine book with a very good overview as well as knowledge of the details of the General Theory and its setting.' - G.C. Harcourt, Jesus College, Cambridge, UK