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Robust Regulatory Policies for Capitalism

Twenty-First-Century Political Science’s Political Economy
  • Rainer EisfeldEmail author
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Abstract

During the 1980s and 1990s, a neo-liberal (actually, largely laissez-faire, or “Manchester”-liberal) discourse bent on cutting welfare expenditures and government supervision of the capitalist economy became increasingly hegemonic. Under its impact, government and market players alike pushed for the realization of recipes aimed at “slimming down” the role of states.

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