Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Johanna Bockman


The all over the world unfold of neoliberalism has reworked economies, polities, and societies in every single place. In traditional bills, American and Western ecu economists, equivalent to Milton Friedman and Friedrich von Hayek, offered neoliberalism by means of popularizing their free-market rules and radical criticisms of the kingdom. instead of concentrating on the business enterprise of some famous, conservative economists, Markets within the identify of Socialism unearths a discussion between many economists on each side of the Iron Curtain approximately democracy, socialism, and markets. those discussions ended in the alterations of 1989 and, by accident, the increase of neoliberalism.

This booklet takes a very transnational examine economists' expert outlook over a hundred years around the capitalist West and the socialist East. basically translating complex monetary principles and neoliberal theories, it provides an important reinterpretation of chilly struggle heritage, the autumn of communism, and the increase of brand new dominant monetary ideology.

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