First published in 1998, this author illustrates clearly how, on the threshold of the new millennium, the world is entering a post-economic era. On the basis of a comprehensive analysis of modern socio-economic trends, the author brings forward a new paradigm for understanding contemporary economic processes that change the substance of our civilization.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Creating a Concept. 1. Inadequate Theories. 2. Establishing a Coherence. 3. Coherent Theories. Part 2. Post-Economic Society. 4. The Meaning of Post-Economic Society. 5. Creativity: The Global Challenge to the Economic Order. 6. The Main Aspects of Post-Economic Revolution. 7. The Post-Economic Transformation and the Modern World. 8. Conclusion.
Vladislav Inozemtzev is professor of economics at the Moscow State University and Director of the Moscow-based Centre for Post-Industrial Research. His particular fields of interest include economic history, sociology, history of economic doctrines. He is the author of three major works: Contribution to the Theory of Socio-Economic Formation (also translated into French and published in France), Essays of History of Socio-Economic Formations and Beyond the Limits of Economic Society. He has also published some 60 articles. In 1997 alone, Russian academic journals published 11 articles by Professor Inozemtzev.
’The Constitution of the Post-Economic State is one of our first opportunities to learn how one of the new voices from Russia views the evolution of social, economic and political life in what he calls the post-economic age.’ Marshall I. Goldman, Harvard University, USA ’...comprehensive and exhaustive. Agree or disagree with the argument...one is impressed with the range and breadth of the reading, so one has to take this work into consideration in any discussion of the future of our socio-economic systems.’ Daniel Bell, Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences, Emeritus, Harvard University, USA ’Studies the development of previous theories of historical progress and discusses how they advance efforts to understand the future...Explains the meaning of post economic society...’ Journal of Economic Literature