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The politics of free markets : the rise of neoliberal economic policies in Britain, France, Germany, and the United States

Author: Monica Prasad
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Politics of Free Markets, a comparative-historical analysis of the development of neoliberal policies in these four countries, Monica Prasad argues that neoliberalism was made possible in the United States and Britain not because the Left in these countries was too weak, but because it was in some respects too strong. At the time of the oil crisis in the 1970s, American and British tax policies were more  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Prasad
ISBN: 0226679012 9780226679013 0226679020 9780226679020
OCLC Number: 61229648
Description: ix, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Power to the middle classes : entrepreneurs and ideologues in the Reagan revolution --
Populist revolutionary : Margaret Thatcher and the transformation of the British state --
Coalition politics and limited neoliberalism in West Germany --
France : neoliberalism and the developmental state.
Responsibility: Monica Prasad.
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Gives a comparative-historical analysis of the development of neoliberal politics in different countries. This book argues that neoliberalism was made possible in the United States and Britain not  Read more...

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