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Architects of austerity : international finance and the politics of growth

Author: Aaron Major
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Architects of Austerity argues that the seeds of neoliberal politics were sown in the 1950s and 1960s. Suggesting that the postwar era was less socially democratic than we think, Aaron Major presents a comparative-historical analysis of economic policy in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Italy during the early 1960s. In each of these cases, domestic politics shifted to the left and national governments  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Major
ISBN: 9780804788342 0804788340
OCLC Number: 862041466
Description: ix, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Crisis, austerity, and the neoliberal turn --
The architects of austerity --
The question of growth in a global economy --
Adjustment in practice --
The erratic march of Labour --
Global finance and the U.S. growth agenda --
Guns, butter, and gold --
Globalization, coercion, and the resiliency of austerity.
Responsibility: Aaron Major.

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"Architects of Austerity" presents a new interpretation of the ascent of neoliberal policy, tracing its spread to the growing influence of central banks and treasuries in the management of the global  Read more...
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"Architects of Austerity is a provocative and informative rewriting of the political economic history of the capitalist world in the 1960s, challenging our conception of the decade as a decade of Read more...

 
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