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The spiral of capitalism and socialism : toward global democracy

Author: Terry Boswell; Christopher K Chase-Dunn
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000.
Series: Power and social change--studies in political sociology.
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"Boswell and Chase-Dunn describe a spiral of capitalism and socialism - of economic expansion and social progress - that creates repeated opportunities for positive transformation at the global level. They contend that social democracy is both desirable and possible at the level of the world-system. And they present a straightforward, compelling case in support of that contention." "The book begins with an  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Boswell; Christopher K Chase-Dunn
ISBN: 1555878245 9781555878245 1555878490 9781555878498
OCLC Number: 41482172
Description: xiii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The political economy of the capitalist world-system --
World revolutions and the political economy of socialism --
The revolutions of 1989-97 --
The spiral of capitalism and socialism --
Getting past the post --
The future of the world-system.
Series Title: Power and social change--studies in political sociology.
Responsibility: Terry Boswell, Christopher Chase-Dunn.
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The authors argue that the idea of ""socialism"" as collective rationality and popular democracy is far from dead. They describe a spiral of capitalism and socialism - of economic expansion and  Read more...

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