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Published: 23 October 2014

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199355983

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Economic Elites, Crises, and Democracy

Alternatives Beyond Neoliberal Capitalism

Andres Solimano

  • Examines main challenges of global capitalism using a blend of approaches combining economics with sociological insights and political economy perspectives
  • Presents updated data on rich economic elites and the middle class, demystifies the meaning of individual entrepreneurship in corporate capitalism, uncovers rich stories of past and present financial crises, and warns of the growing internationalization of the very rich and of social movements
  • Argues, forcefully, in favor of adopting a new approach of economic democracy to solve the world' acute social problems