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Truth on the Cross: Science and Ideology

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the roots of economic history. It then turns to the identity crisis faced by economic history today, brought about by the development of a movement founded in ... More


The Puzzling Resilience of Neoliberalism

Aldo Madariaga

in Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182599
eISBN:
9780691201603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182599.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter begins with a militarized cell from the Chilean Communist Party that tried to kill General Augusto Pinochet, who was known for having participated in the bloody putsch against President ... More


Confronting Brexit and Trump: towards a socially progressive globalisation

Chris Holden

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the connections between Donald Trump and Brexit, particularly the role and nature of globalisation and related economic changes, asking how a socially progressive form of ... More


Starting Principles

Phillip Brown

in The Death of Human Capital?: Its Failed Promise and How to Renew It in an Age of Disruption

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190644307
eISBN:
9780190644345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644307.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents an alternative theory of human capital. It rejects orthodox accounts based on labor scarcity and the idea that people are in a skills competition. With this in mind, the chapter ... More


Interview with Richard Levins: On Philosophy of Science

Abha Sur

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents an interview with Richard Levins. Topics covered include the meaning of Levins' thesis “all science is class science, yet science also finds out real truths about the world”; ... More


Humane global governance—an area for the future where progress inches forward

Richard Jolly

in Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198827535
eISBN:
9780191866395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827535.003.0036
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the twenty-first century requires humane global governance, well beyond current perspectives usually based on neoliberal economics. Humane global governance would give ... More


Free Burma Laws: Legislating Transnational Sanctions

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates how transnational legal space mediates the process through which global markets become embedded in politics. Neoliberal economic ideology asserts that markets function most ... More


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