The logic of discipline : global capitalism and the architecture of government (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The logic of discipline : global capitalism and the architecture of government

Author: Alasdair Roberts
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The era of economic liberalization, spanning 1978 to 2008, is often regarded as a period in which government was simply dismantled. In fact, government was reconstructed to meet the needs of a globalized economy. Central banking, fiscal control, tax collection, regulation, port and airport management, infrastructure development - in all of these areas, the architecture of government underwent radical reform. A  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Alasdair (Alasdair Scott).
Logic of discipline.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)761446141
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair Roberts
ISBN: 9780195374988 0195374983
OCLC Number: 426147415
Description: xi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The logic of discipline ---
The quiet revolution : Central bank independence ---
Treasury power and fiscal rules ---
Islands in the public sector : Tax collectors ---
The gates of trade : Autonomous mainports ---
Protecting capital : Independent regulators and super courts ---
Devils in the details : Long-term infrastructure contracts ---
Beyond discipline.
Other Titles: Global capitalism and the architecture of government
Responsibility: Alasdair Roberts.

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A sweeping account of neoliberal governmental restructuring across the world, The Logic of Discipline offers a powerful analysis of how this undemocratic model is unraveling in the face of a  Read more...

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This concise and provocative book has a readability that belies its dense subject matter. The evidence produced by Roberts to support his points is thorough and compelling, but rarely overdone. * Read more...

 
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