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Markets in the name of socialism : the left-wing origins of neoliberalism

Author: Johanna Bockman
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The worldwide spread of neoliberalism has transformed economies, polities, and societies everywhere. Rather than focusing on the agency of a few prominent, conservative economists, this book reveals a dialogue among many economists on both sides of the Iron Curtain about democracy, socialism, and markets. These discussions led to the transformations of 1989 and, unintentionally, the rise of neoliberalism. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bockman, Johanna, 1968-
Markets in the name of socialism.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2011, ©2011
(DLC) 2010045298
(OCoLC)673419524
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Bockman
ISBN: 9780804778961 0804778965
OCLC Number: 747038014
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 332 pages)
Contents: Introduction : economists and socialism --
Neoclassical economics and socialism : from the beginnings to 1953 --
A new transnational discussion among economists in the 1950s --
Neoclassical economics and Yugoslav socialism --
Goulash communism and neoclassical economics in Hungary --
The international left, the international right, and the study of socialism in Italy --
Market socialism or capitalism? : the transnational critique of neoclassical economics and the transitions of 1989 --
Post-1989 : how transnational socialism became neoliberalism without ceasing to exist.
Responsibility: Johanna Bockman.

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Challenging conventional accounts, Markets in the Name of Socialism chronicles a transnational dialogue among economists on both sides of the Iron Curtain about democracy, socialism, and markets.  Read more...

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