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Author Clark, Barry Stewart, 1948-

Title Political economy : a comparative approach / Barry Clark.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  330 CLAR    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xiii, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [329]-352) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Political Economy: An overview. Ch. 1. Politics, Economics, and Political Economy. Ch. 2. The History of Political Economy -- Pt. II. Contending Perspectives in Political Economy. Ch. 3. The Classical Liberal Perspective. Ch. 4. The Radical Perspective. Ch. 5. The Conservative Perspective. Ch. 6. The Modern Liberal Perspective -- Pt. III. Contemporary Issues in Political Economy. Ch. 7. Government and the Market. Ch. 8. Inflation and Unemployment. Ch. 9. Poverty and Inequality. Ch. 10. Labor and Industry. Ch. 11. Minorities and Discrimination. Ch. 12. The Political Economy of Gender. Ch. 13. Education and Culture. Ch. 14. Pollution and the Environment. Ch. 15. International Trade and Development. Ch. 16. Science, Ideology, and Political Economy.
Summary In this revised edition of a widely used text various issues, such as the role of government, inflation and unemployment, poverty and inequality, and education, culture, and gender, are given a comparative analysis from the perspectives of four major economic ideologies.
Subject Comparative economics.
ISBN 0275963705 (paperback: alk. paper)
0275958698 (alk. paper)