Economics As Ideology / Edition 336

Economics As Ideology / Edition 336

by Kenneth R. Hoover
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742531120

ISBN-13: 9780742531123

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Economics as Ideology: Keynes, Laski, Hayek and the Creation of Contemporary Politics explores the lives and thought of three powerful theorists who shaped the foundations of the center, left, and right of the political spectrum in the 20th century. Noted scholar Kenneth R. Hoover examines how each thinker developed their ideas, looks at why and how their views…  See more details below

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Economics as Ideology: Keynes, Laski, Hayek and the Creation of Contemporary Politics explores the lives and thought of three powerful theorists who shaped the foundations of the center, left, and right of the political spectrum in the 20th century. Noted scholar Kenneth R. Hoover examines how each thinker developed their ideas, looks at why and how their views evolved into ideologies, and draws connections between these ideologies and our contemporary political situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742531123
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Of Identity, Ideas, and Ideologies1
2The Prewar World: Seeds of Struggle7
3World War I: Unresolved Conflicts31
4The Twenties: The Government and the Market in Combat47
5The Thirties: Duel of Allegiances81
6World War II: Destruction and Deliverance121
7The Postwar World: Denouement155
8The Second Half Century: From Ideas to Ideologies199
9Developmental Turning Points and the Formation of Ideologies219
10The Oppositional Bind of Ideology235
11Ideology, Identity, and Contemporary Politics259
Notes271
Index319
About the Author329

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