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Democracy And Economic Planning – The Political Economy Of A Self-governing Society

Democracy And Economic Planning
Pat Devine
Taylor & Francis Limited, 2022
Level: advanced
Perspective: Institutionalist Economics, Marxian Political Economy, Other
Topic: Crises, Criticism of Capitalism, Economic History, Innovation & Technology, Institutions, Governments & Policy, Macroeconomics, Social movements & Transformation
page count: 316 pages
ISBN: 9780367153120


Devine begins with an analysis of the theory and practice of capitalist planning, central planning and 'market socialism'. He argues that, while market socialism is currently favoured by many economists who reject both capitalism and the command planning of the Soviet model, it cannot fulfil the promises held out for it.

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