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Robust political economy : classical liberalism and the future of public policy

Author: Mark Pennington
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton : Edward Elgar, cop. 2011.
Series: New thinking in political economy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This important book offers a comprehensive defence of classical liberalism against contemporary challenges. It sets out an analytical framework of 'robust political economy' that explores the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Pennington
ISBN: 9781849807654 1849807655 9781845426217 1845426215
OCLC Number: 881201047
Notes: Índice.
Description: viii, 302 p.
Contents: Contents: 1. Introduction: Classical Liberalism and Robust Political Economy Part I: Challenges to Classical Liberalism 2. Market Failures 'Old' and 'New': The Challenge of Neo-Classical Economics 3. Exit, Voice and Communicative Rationality: The Challenge of Communitarianism I 4. Exit, Trust and Social Capital: The Challenge of Communitarianism II 5. Equality and Social Justice: The Challenge of Egalitarianism Part II: Classical Liberalism and the Future of Public Policy 6. Poverty Relief and Public Services: Welfare State or Minimal State? 7. Institutions and International Development: Global Governance or the Minimal State? 8. Environmental Protection: Green Leviathan or the Minimal State? 9. Conclusion References Index
Series Title: New thinking in political economy
Responsibility: Mark Pennington.


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I really enjoyed reading Mark Pennington's book. Really, really enjoyed it. He nicely blends public choice and Austrian insights, the notion of robust political economy as something that takes into Read more...

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