Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2018

128 Pages | 10 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526134004

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Foundational economy

The infrastructure of everyday life

First Edition

The Foundational Economy Collective

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Capitalism MUP

  • This book will have a wide appeal. The subject concerns anyone worried about the crisis in the delivery of services that lie at the foundation of civilized life
  • The book is timely and extremely relevant. After a generation of privatization and outsourcing there is widespread dissatisfaction with the impact of market mechanisms on social provision
  • The book uses vivid exhibits and plain prose to make complex ideas accessible
  • The book is designed as an intervention in continuing debates about how we should measure economic and social well being

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