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Institutions, Economic Performance and Governance in the Era of Globalization





ISBN 9780415653428
Published July 13, 2012 by Routledge
352 Pages

 
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Efforts to combine the outstanding economic performance in the decades following the Second World War with social security appear to be endangered half way through the first decade of the 21st century. This book draws together an international team of contributors, including Douglass North, Harold Demsetz and Michael Piore to assess the current world order.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Social Institutions and Economic Change  Social Institutions and Economic Performance  Business Governance and the Institutions of Capitalism  Understanding the Process of Economic Change  Part 2: Varieties of Contemporary Capitalism The Flexibilities and Constraints of Contemporary Capitalism  The Neo-Liberal Ideal and the Reality of Workplace Practice: Shifting Axes of Political Mobilization and New Regimes of Workplace Governance in the United States  Adam Smith in Beijing: States, Markets, and Capitalism East and West  The European Model of "Social" Capitalism: Can it Survive European Integration?  Part Three: Capitalism and Social Critique in the Era of Globalization  Globalization and Loyalty: Who are we?  Boom, Bubble, Bust: The US Economy Today  The Role of Criticism in the Dynamics of Capitalism: Social Critique vs. Artistic Critique  Globalization and Violence

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