In Search of Stability: Explorations in Historical Political Economy

In Search of Stability: Explorations in Historical Political Economy

by Charles S. Maier
     
 

How Western industrial societies overcame major challenges to political and economic stability in the twentieth century is explored in essays that span post World War I developments through the present. See more details below

Overview

How Western industrial societies overcame major challenges to political and economic stability in the twentieth century is explored in essays that span post World War I developments through the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521230018
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Modern Political Economies Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction: political economy and history; Part I. Ideology and Economics from World War I to Midcentury: 1. Society as factory; 2. The economics of fascism and Nazism; 3. The politics of productivity; 4. The two postwar eras and the conditions for stability in twentieth-century Western Europe; Part II. Collective Preferences and Public Outcomes: 5. The politics of inflation in the twentieth century; 6. 'Fictitious bonds … of wealth and law': on the theory and practice of interest representation; Conclusion; Index.

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