Architects of Austerity
International Finance and the Politics of GrowthUnknown - 2014
Architects of Austerity argues that the seeds of neoliberal politics were sown in the 1950s and 1960s. Suggesting that the postwar era was less socially democratic than we think, Aaron Major presents a comparative-historical analysis of economic policy in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Italy during the early 1960s. In each of these cases, domestic politics shifted to the left and national governments repudiated the conservative economic policies of the past, promising a new way forward. Yet, these social democratic experiments were short-lived and deeply compromised. Wh.
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 254 pages) : illustrations