Economic Elites, Crises, and Democracy: Alternatives Beyond Neoliberal Capitalism

Hardcover | September 30, 2014

byAndres Solimano

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Economic Elites, Crises, and Democracy analyzes critical topics of contemporaneous capitalism. Andres Solimano, President of the International Center for Globalization and Development, focuses on economic elites and the super rich, the nature of entrepreneurship, the rise of corporate'stechnostructure, the internal fragmentation of the middle class, and the marginalization of the working poor. While examining historical episodes of economic and financial crises from the 19th century to the present, he reviews a variety of related economic theories and policies, includingausterity, which have been enacted in attempts to overcome these crises. Solimano also examines patterns of international mobility of capital and knowledge elites along with the rise of global social movements and migration diasporas. The book ends with an analysis of the concept, modalities, and potential areas of the application of economic democracy to reform 21stcentury global capitalism.

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Economic Elites, Crises, and Democracy analyzes critical topics of contemporaneous capitalism. Andres Solimano, President of the International Center for Globalization and Development, focuses on economic elites and the super rich, the nature of entrepreneurship, the rise of corporate'stechnostructure, the internal fragmentation of the...

Andres Solimano received his Ph.D in Economics from MIT and is Founder and President of the International Center for Globalization and Development. He is currently Research Associate at the Business School of Universidad Mayor in Santiago, Chile. He was formerly Country Director at the World Bank, Executive Director at the InterAmeric...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:September 30, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Introduction and Guide to the BookPART A. ELITES, ENTREPRENEURS AND THE MIDDLE CLASS: THE TOP 1 PERCENT AND THE REST2. Economic Elites and the Super Rich in the 21st century3. Productive elites? On Entrepreneurship, the Technostructure and Social Mobility4. The Fragmentation of the Middle Class in the Neoliberal EraPART B. ECONOMIC CRISIS AND THE INSTABILITY OF FINANCIAL CAPITALISM5. Stories of Financial Crisis and Austerity from the 19th to the 21st Century6. Making Sense of Crises in Capitalism: An Overview of Theories and ApproachesPART C. Elites and Diaspora Migration in Global Capitalism7. The International Circulation of Elites and Global Social Movements8. Migrant Diasporas, Development and the Attachment to National IdentityPART D. ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY AND THE 99 PERCENT9. Can Capitalism Afford Economic Democracy?10. Epilogue: What Reforms to Neoliberal Capitalism and Current Globalization?