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Capitalism Unleashed Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

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ISBN-10: 0199226792

ISBN-13: 9780199226795

Edition: 2007

Authors: Andrew Glyn

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This accessible and persuasive book challenges the notion of our capitalist destiny. It provides a clear and concise history of the problems facing the economies of Europe, Japan, and the US during the latter half of the twentieth century and questions whether capitalism has really brought the levels of economic growth and prosperity that were hoped for. Andrew Glyn then looks at the impact that the rapidly developing economies of China and the South are likely to have on the older economies of the North. As the race is on to maintain growth and protect competitive advantage, Glyn asks: is the "race-to-the bottom" inevitable as the anti-globalizers predict, with welfare states being…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Challenges to Capital
Austerity, Privatization and Deregulation
Finance and Ownership
Globalization and International Economic Relations
Labour's Retreats
Growth and Stability
Welfare and Income Inequality
Postscript
Data Appendix
Notes
References
Index