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Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Andrew Glyn


After a turbulent century of unprecedented social and technological change, capitalism has emerged as the dominant ideology and model for economic growth in the richest, most developed countries. But only thirty years ago economic growth was faltering, inflation rising, and the Left were arguing for greater state intervention in industry. How did this transformation happen? And what price have we paid in the process? This book provides a history of the problems facing the economies of Europe, Japan, and the US during the latter half of the 20th century, and questions whether capitalism has rea ... More

Keywords: Europe, Japan, USA, economic growth, China, welfare, inflation, industry, globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199226795
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Glyn, author
Oxford University