New Myths for the South: Globalization and the Conflict between Private Power and Freedom

  • Peter Wilkin
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


This chapter is concerned with the way broad changes in the global economy since the decline of the Bretton Woods system in the late 1960s and early 1970s have helped to generate a range of ‘new myths’ about the world-system. The most important of these is the way in which freedom and its possibilities have become synonymous with the transcendence and extension of a particular conception of private power.


Social Force Social Power Capitalist World Bretton Wood System Harvester Wheatsheaf 
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