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Author Hoover, Kenneth R., 1940-

Title Economics as ideology : Keynes, Laski, Hayek, and the creation of contemporary politics / Kenneth R. Hoover
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xv, 329 pages)
Contents Of identity, ideas and ideologies. From ideas to ideologies : of contestation and resolution. Identity relations : a developmental perspective -- The pre-war world : seeds of struggle. Keynes : the prodigy of political economy. Laski : of families and rebellion. Hayek : the patrimony of a botanist -- World War I : unresolved conflicts. Keynes : communal experiments and Dystopian realities. Laski : the radical in the establishment. Hayek : of government lies and economic truths -- The twenties : government and the market in combat. Keynes : of gold, unemployment, and the liberal way. Laski : the fall of capitalism and the rise of the radical. Hayek : monetarism and the taming of governments -- The thirties : duel of allegiances. Keynes : arenas of confrontation. Laski : the moderate militant. Hayek : the foundations of dissent -- World War II : destruction and deliverance. Keynes : saving England. Laski : world war and class war. Hayek : rejoinder to revolution -- The post-war world : denouement. Keynes : creating the post-war world. Laski : victory and defeat. Hayek : departure and renewal -- The second half century : from ideas to ideologies. Keynes : the fall and rise of the centre. Laski : the legacy of class power. Hayek : redeeming capitalism -- Developmental turning points and the formation of ideology. Keynes : mentality and sentimentality. Laski : rebellion writ large. Hayek : de-contesting the market -- The oppositional bind of ideology. Laski : misunderstanding the economy. Hayek : governance diminished. Keynes : of rationality and policy-making. Identity, ideology, and politics. Laski : the rise and fall of class consciousness. Keynes : the mediation of fortuna. Hayek : withdrawal and regeneration. Identity, government, and the market. Politics and developmental freedom
Summary Economics as Ideology explores the lives and thought of three powerful theorists who shaped the foundations of the center, left, and right of the political spectrum in the 20th century. Noted scholar Kenneth R. Hoover examines how each thinker developed their ideas, looks at why and how their views evolved into ideologies, and draws connections between these ideologies and our contemporary political situation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
Laski, Harold J. (Harold Joseph), 1893-1950
Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992.
SUBJECT Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992 fast
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946 fast
Laski, Harold J. (Harold Joseph), 1893-1950 fast
Hayek, Friedrich A. von 1899-1992 gnd
Keynes, John Maynard 1883-1946 gnd
Laski, Harold Joseph 1893-1950 gnd
Hayek, Friedrich A. (von) swd
Keynes, John Maynard. swd
Laski, Harold Joseph. swd
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946 nli
Laski, Harold J. (Harold Joseph), 1893-1950 nli
Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992 nli
Subject Economics -- History -- 20th century.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
Politische Ökonomie
História econômica -- Século 20.
Economics -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585478902