Placing the Social Economy

Placing the Social Economy

by Ash Amin, Angus Cameron, Ray Hudson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415260884

ISBN-13: 9780415260886

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Contemporary Political Economy
In recent years there has been a great deal of discussion about the social economy and the term 'The Third Way' has attained a level of household recognition, especially in America and Britain. Academics and commentators have debated the usefulness of the social economy as a restraint on capitalist excesses with some arguing that the

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Contemporary Political Economy
In recent years there has been a great deal of discussion about the social economy and the term 'The Third Way' has attained a level of household recognition, especially in America and Britain. Academics and commentators have debated the usefulness of the social economy as a restraint on capitalist excesses with some arguing that the 'third way' is but a poor substitute for a welfare state. This book provides a refreshing and accessible account of real life experience in a social economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415260886
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The social economy in context
2. Social economy, social exclusion, localisation
3. Policy and practice in the UK social economy
4. The corporatist social economy: Glasgow and Middlesbrough
5. The distributed social economy: Bristol and Tower Hamlets
6. Prospects

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