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Author Block, Fred L., author

Title The power of market fundamentalism : Karl Polanyi's critique / Fred Block, Margaret R. Somers
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 296 pages)
Contents Karl Polanyi and the power of ideas -- Beyond the economistic fallacy -- Karl Polanyi and the writing of the Great transformation -- Turning the tables: Polanyi's critique of free market utopianism -- In the shadow of Speenhamland: social policy and the old poor law -- From poverty to perversity: ideational embeddedness and market fundamentalism over two centuries of welfare debate -- The enduring strength of free market conservatism in the United States -- The reality of society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-285) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Polanyi, Karl, 1886-1964.
Economics -- History.
Economics -- Sociological aspects -- History.
Free enterprise -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Somers, Margaret R., author
ISBN 0674050711
0674416341 (electronic bk)
9780674416345 (electronic bk)