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Globalization and Varieties of Capitalism: New Labour, Economic Policy and the Abject State
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GLOBALIZATION AND VARIETIES OF CAPITALISM: NEW LABOUR, ECONOMIC POLICY AND THE ABJECT STATE

HARDBACK BY COFFEY, DAN; THORNLEY, CAROLE

£72.00

ISBN
9780230553095
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
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PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
188 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 AUG 2009

DESCRIPTION

A study of Britain as a capitalism poised between American and European models, exploring themes of legitimation, denial and opportunism via a series of substantial case studies framed by a reinterpretation of Thatcherism's economic contexts and a critical assessment of New Labour.

CONTENTS

Introduction Globalization and Capitalism Unleashed: The Travails of Labour The Commanding State: The Politics of Competitiveness The Self-Effacing State: Private Services Required The Self-Deceiving State: The Model Employer Myth New Ways or the Abject State The End of Things: The Great Financial Crisis Strange Days References Name and Subject Index