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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:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Major
ISBN: 9780804788342 0804788340
OCLC Number: 862041466
Description: ix, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Crisis, austerity, and the neoliberal turn --
The architects of austerity --
The question of growth in a global economy --
Opening and closing the door on the Italian left --
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 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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