Globalization and Varieties of Capitalism: New Labour, Economic Policy and the Abject State

Globalization and Varieties of Capitalism: New Labour, Economic Policy and the Abject State

by D. Coffey, C. Thornley

Hardcover(2009)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230553095
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/21/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

DAN COFFEY is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Leeds University Business School, UK,and has research interests in global political economy, state economic policy, and the social construction of production systems. He publishes in a range of journals and is author of a recent major study of the world auto industry.

CAROLE THORNLEY is Senior Lecturer in the School of Economic and Management Studies at the University of Keele, UK,and has research interests in globalization, employment systems and structures, equalities, industrial organization and public policy. She previously worked for several major manufacturing multinationals, and is widely published in books and journals.

Table of Contents

Introduction Globalization and Capitalism Unleashed: The Travails of Labour The Commanding State: The Politics of Competitiveness The Self-Effacing State: Private Services Required The Self-Deceiving State: The Model Employer Myth New Ways or the Abject State The End of Things: The Great Financial Crisis Strange Days References Name and Subject Index

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