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Neo-liberalism or democracy? economic strategy, markets, and alternatives for the 21st century

Author: Arthur MacEwan
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Is it true that there is no alternative to the neo-liberal ideology of free trade, deregulation of markets, and government abandonment of social programmes? Must we accept, in the name of globalisation, the relentless pressure to reduce wages and cut social spending? Can poor countries pursue no other route to development but opening their economies to global forces?"--BOOK JACKET. "The author sets out to explore
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur MacEwan
ISBN: 1856497240 9781856497244 1856497259 9781856497251 1864031085 9781864031089 9622095062 9789622095069 0958426716 9780958426718 9840515047 9789840515042 9747534169 9789747534160 1552660192 9781552660195 0195793722 9780195793727
OCLC Number: 42643430
Description: 255 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: There are alternatives --
International commerce and economic development --
Economic growth and the distribution of income --
The social construction of markets --
The bases of a democratic alternative: definitions and context --
Macroeconomic foundations of a democratic strategy --
Social programmes as the core of a democratic strategy --
Democratic development and the shaping of private activity.
Responsibility: Arthur MacEwan.
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