Logo

The Cult of the Market : Economic Fundamentalism and its Discontents

Large book cover: The Cult of the Market : Economic Fundamentalism and its Discontents

The Cult of the Market : Economic Fundamentalism and its Discontents
by

Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1921313536
Number of pages: 330

Description:
The author disputes the practical value of the shallow, all-encompassing, dogmatic, economic fundamentalism espoused by policy elites in recent public policy debates, along with their gross simplifications and sacred rules. Economics cannot provide a convincing overarching theory of government action or of social action more generally.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.6MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: The Benefits of the New Economy: Resolving the Global Economic Crisis Through Mutual GuaranteeThe Benefits of the New Economy: Resolving the Global Economic Crisis Through Mutual Guarantee
by - ARI Publishers
The aim of the book is to point out the causes of today's economic turmoil and how it can be solved. The road toward solution lies not in any remedy from the past. Rather, it lies with a society where all support each other in mutual guarantee.
(6054 views)
Book cover: The Global Political Economy of IsraelThe Global Political Economy of Israel
by - Pluto Press
Diverse processes - such as global accumulation cycles, regional conflicts, militarism and dependency, inflation and recession, the politics of high-technology and the transnationalisation of ownership - are all woven into a single story.
(5715 views)
Book cover: Outline of the U.S. EconomyOutline of the U.S. Economy
by - U.S. Department of State
The financial crash of 2008 brought a sudden halt to a quarter-century of U.S.-led global economic growth. The U.S. economy of the 21st century little resembles that of the 18th, but acceptance of change and embrace of competition remain unchanged.
(5810 views)
Book cover: The Betrayal of the American RightThe Betrayal of the American Right
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute
This book will change the way you look at American politics. It shows that the corruption of American 'conservatism' began long before George W. Bush ballooned the budget and asserted dictatorial rights over the country and the world.
(10669 views)