Rolling back the market : economic dogma and political choice (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Rolling back the market : economic dogma and political choice

Author: Peter Self
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Governments are busy liberating and encouraging market forces, trying to roll back the functions and expenditure of the state. Underpinning such reform programs is a range of economic dogmas stressing the necessity of continuous economic growth, liberalization of trade and capital flows, and the reduction of social welfare and marketization of collective service provision in the name of economic efficiency."--BOOK
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Self
ISBN: 0312226519 9780312226510 0312226527 9780312226527 0333710991 9780333710999 0333711009 9780333711002
OCLC Number: 41272972
Description: xii, 265 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The market dogma --
The corruption of liberalism --
The erosion of welfare --
The destructive quest for minimum government --
The shock of the global economy --
The conflict of beliefs --
Capitalism and human welfare --
The revival of political choice.
Responsibility: Peter Self.
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Offering a comprehensive critique of ruling economic beliefs about politics and society, this book shows the weak basis of these beliefs in both economic and political thought, and their perverse  Read more...

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