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Block, Fred / Somers, Margaret R.

The Power of Market Fundamentalism

Karl Polanyi's Critique

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    $49.95 / 45,00 € / £36.95*

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    Publication Date:
    April 2014
    Copyright year:
    2014
    ISBN
    978-0-674-41634-5
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    What is it about free-market ideas that gives them staying power in the face of such failures as persistent unemployment, widening inequality, and financial crises? The Power of Market Fundamentalism extends economist Karl Polanyi's work to explain why these dangerous utopian ideas have become the dominant economic ideology of our time.

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    280 pages
    4 graphs, 4 tables
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Readership:
    Professional and scholarly;

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    Block Fred :

    Fred Block is Research Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis.Somers Margaret R. :

    Margaret R. Somers is Professor of Sociology and History at the University of Michigan.

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