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Block, Fred L.

Overview
Works: 91 works in 218 publications in 3 languages and 6,000 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Slides  Academic theses  Classification 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
Classifications: HG3881, 332.45
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Most widely held works about Fred L Block
 
Most widely held works by Fred L Block
The origins of international economic disorder : a study of United States international monetary policy from World War II to the present by Fred L Block( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mean season : the attack on the welfare state( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postindustrial possibilities : a critique of economic discourse by Fred L Block( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While it is often acknowledged that we live in a "postindustrial" age, our economic concepts have lagged far behind our postmodern sensibility. In this incisive new work, the well-known sociologist, Fred Block, sheds obsolete and shopworn economic analysi
The vampire state : and other myths and fallacies about the U.S economy by Fred L Block( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work argues that right-wing claims that the government are sucking the lifeblood from the US economy derive their persuasiveness from popular allegories and metaphors which distort understanding. It offers alternative metaphors to provide an analysis of the reforms needed by the US
Revising state theory : essays in politics and postindustrialism by Fred L Block( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the relationship between business and the state
The power of market fundamentalism : Karl Polanyi's critique by Fred L Block( Book )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Polanyi and the power of ideas -- Beyond the economistic fallacy: the holistic science of Karl Polanyi -- Karl Polanyi and the writing of the Great transformation -- Turning the tables: Polanyi's critique of free market utopianism -- In the shadow of Speenhamland: social policy and the old poor law -- From poverty to perversity: ideational embeddedness and market fundamentalism over two centuries of welfare debate -- The enduring strength of free market conservatism in the United States -- The reality of society
State of innovation : the U.S. government's role in technology development by Fred L Block( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bauhaus designs by Fred L Block( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political economy of United States international monetary policy, 1941-71 by Fred L Block( )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bowl by Glen Lukens( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ping and her blind father are very happy panhandlers. Unfortunately, Ping's father is killed in a car accident, and she is subsequently adopted by the owner of a tailor shop. Sadly, the adoption is only the beginning of a treacherous life for Ping, who longs to return to her panhandling days and dreams about being happy again
A Multivariate Chemical Classification of Rocks From the Monteregian Petrographic Province, Quebec, Canada by Fred L Block( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armchair by Alvar Aalto( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

View of room of Paimio armchairs
Side chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wire frame side chair with pad
Screen by Charles Eames( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Image depicts female, partially visible behind dressing screen. A clothes hanger and several garments are hung over the top of the screen
Technological change and employment: new perspectives on an old controversy by Fred L Block( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculpture of our century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art treasures of Japan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of Japanese art through the ages, including sculpture, masks, painting and woodblock prints
The United States in Decline by Richard Lachmann( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the United States in decline? If so, what are the causes and dimensions of that decline and is it irreversible? Will American decline be accompanied by the rise of a new hegemon? To what extent are that rise and decline merely concurrent processes, determined by forces internal to each polity, or are American decline and the rise of its competitors both manifestations of a single global dynamic? The essays in this volume address those questions by examining the rise of finance in the U.S. and worldwide, the U.S. government's actual industrial strategy, China's failure so far to challenge th
 
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Postindustrial possibilities : a critique of economic discourse
Alternative Names
Block, Fred.

Fred L. Block American sociologist

Languages
English (109)

Spanish (11)

Chinese (3)

Covers
Postindustrial possibilities : a critique of economic discourseThe vampire state : and other myths and fallacies about the U.S economyRevising state theory : essays in politics and postindustrialismState of innovation : the U.S. government's role in technology development