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The Futures of European Capitalism

Vivien A. Schmidt


European countries’ political‐economic policies, practices, and discourses have changed profoundly in response to Europeanization, even more so than in response to globalization, but they have not converged. National policies may now be more similar, especially where they follow from common European policies, but they are not the same. National practices, although moving in the same general direction toward greater market orientation continue to be distinguishable into not just one or even two but three varieties of capitalism. And national discourses that generate and legitimize changes in po ... More

Keywords: Britain, discourse, economic adjustment, Europeanization, France, Germany, globalization, policy change, political change, varieties of capitalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199253685
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199253684.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vivien A. Schmidt, author
Department of International Relations, Boston University
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