Worlds of Capitalism: Institutions, Economic Performance and Governance in the Era of Globalization

Worlds of Capitalism: Institutions, Economic Performance and Governance in the Era of Globalization

by Max Miller

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Overview

Efforts to combine the outstanding economic performance in the decades following the Second World War with social security appear to be endangered half way through the first decade of the 21st century. This book draws together an international team of contributors, including Douglass North, Harold Demsetz and Michael Piore to assess the current world order.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134274017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/12/2012
Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Part 1: Social Institutions and Economic Change  Social Institutions and Economic Performance  Business Governance and the Institutions of Capitalism  Understanding the Process of Economic Change  Part 2: Varieties of Contemporary Capitalism The Flexibilities and Constraints of Contemporary Capitalism  The Neo-Liberal Ideal and the Reality of Workplace Practice: Shifting Axes of Political Mobilization and New Regimes of Workplace Governance in the United States  Adam Smith in Beijing: States, Markets, and Capitalism East and West  The European Model of "Social" Capitalism: Can it Survive European Integration?  Part Three: Capitalism and Social Critique in the Era of Globalization  Globalization and Loyalty: Who are we?  Boom, Bubble, Bust: The US Economy Today  The Role of Criticism in the Dynamics of Capitalism: Social Critique vs. Artistic Critique  Globalization and Violence

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