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

Worlds of Capitalism

Institutions, Economic Performance and Governance in the Era of Globalization

By: Max Miller (Editor)

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Published: 23rd June 2005
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The decades following the Second World War have been depicted as a kind of "golden age of capitalism." In Western societies, an unprecedented economic growth and a balancing of the competing claims of capital and labour had, apparently, been brought under the control of political and democratic institutions. However, efforts to combine this outstanding economic performance 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.

Introduction
Social institutions, technological progress and economic performancep. 33
Business governance and the institutions of capitalismp. 57
The role of governance in diversity and change within contemporary capitalismp. 71
Understanding the process of economic changep. 93
States, markets, and capitalism, East and Westp. 109
The European model of 'social' capitalism : can it survive European integration?p. 146
The neo-liberal ideal and the reality of workplace practice : shifting axes of political mobilization and new regimes of workplace governance in the United Statesp. 179
After boom, bubble, and bust : where is the US economy going?p. 200
The role of criticism in the dynamics of capitalism: social critique versus artistic critiquep. 237
Globalization and loyalty : who are 'we'?p. 268
Invasions of the marketp. 298
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ISBN: 9780415349000
ISBN-10: 0415349001
Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 23rd June 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 1