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The Social Market Economy: Postwar Social Thought beyond Capitalism and Communism

Peter C. Caldwell

in Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare State: Debating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833819
eISBN:
9780191872198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833819.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The social market economy was a first key term used in the formation of the Federal Republic of Germany, firstly to describe how a market economy (i.e. capitalism) could contribute to social order, ... More


Fighting Poverty: Cuba’s Experience

Ángela Ferriol

in Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044231
eISBN:
9780813046464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044231.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

Ángela Ferriol notes that by the 1980s Cuba was so successful in fighting poverty that it was no longer a topic for study. But the 1990–93 economic disaster left many Cubans, in Ferriol’s words, with ... More


Creating a Better Life: The Human Dimension of the Cuban Economy

Rita Castiñeiras GarcÍa

in Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044231
eISBN:
9780813046464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044231.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

Rita Castiñeiras outlines the direct impact of the economy on the quality and nature of Cubans’ lives. After general discussion of the difficulty of measuring well-being and a historical description ... More


Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare State: Debating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Peter C. Caldwell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833819
eISBN:
9780191872198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833819.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This book investigates political thought under the conditions of the postwar welfare state, focusing on the Federal Republic of Germany (1949–89). It argues that the welfare state informed and ... More


Introduction: Economy, Currency, and Value in the Viking Age

Jane Kershaw

in Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827986
eISBN:
9780191866678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827986.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

The Introduction sets out the scope and aims of the book, and explains how it departs from earlier publications dealing with similar themes. It then discusses the four themes around which the ... More


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