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Globalising Australian Capitalism

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ISBN-10: 0521566185

ISBN-13: 9780521566186

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bob Catley

List price: $54.99
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This book tells the story of Australia's integration into the international economy. It traces the Australian economy from Federation to its inevitable downturn in the 1970s and assesses the current state of play as Australia struggles under the pressures of economic globalisation. Bob Catley argues that the insistent protection of domestic commodity industries has left Australia tied to slow growth industries at the expense of expanding the manufactured goods and services industries which now make up the bulk of world trade. Topics include the inadequacies of the dirigiste dual economy, the necessary rise of economic rationalism, demographic and geographic repercussions of globalisation,…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/7/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The international system and the end of the cold war
The world market and the industrial revolution in Asia
The Australian state and economic development
Economic rationalism changes Australian politics
Government and business in Australia
The public sector reinvented
Australian industry restructures
Geographic dimension of change
Australia joins the Asia Pacific: from ANZUS to APEC
All in a day's work