Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Hoover, Kenneth R., 1940-, author

Title Economics as ideology : Keynes, Laski, Hayek, and the creation of contemporary politics / Kenneth R. Hoover.

Publication Info. Lanham, Md. : Rowman and Littlefield, [2003]
copyright 2003


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  330.15 HOO    Check Shelf
Description xv, 329 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Of identity, ideas and ideologies. From ideas to ideologies : of contestation and resolution. Identity relations : a developmental perspective -- The pre-war world : seeds of struggle. Keynes : the prodigy of political economy. Laski : of families and rebellion. Hayek : the patrimony of a botanist -- World War I : unresolved conflicts. Keynes : communal experiments and Dystopian realities. Laski : the radical in the establishment. Hayek : of government lies and economic truths -- The twenties : government and the market in combat. Keynes : of gold, unemployment, and the liberal way. Laski : the fall of capitalism and the rise of the radical. Hayek : monetarism and the taming of governments -- The thirties : duel of allegiances. Keynes : arenas of confrontation. Laski : the moderate militant. Hayek : the foundations of dissent -- World War II : destruction and deliverance. Keynes : saving England. Laski : world war and class war. Hayek : rejoinder to revolution -- The post-war world : denouement. Keynes : creating the post-war world. Laski : victory and defeat. Hayek : departure and renewal -- The second half century : from ideas to ideologies. Keynes : the fall and rise of the centre. Laski : the legacy of class power. Hayek : redeeming capitalism -- Developmental turning points and the formation of ideology. Keynes : mentality and sentimentality. Laski : rebellion writ large. Hayek : de-contesting the market -- The oppositional bind of ideology. Laski : misunderstanding the economy. Hayek : governance diminished. Keynes : of rationality and policy-making. Identity, ideology, and politics. Laski : the rise and fall of class consciousness. Keynes : the mediation of fortuna. Hayek : withdrawal and regeneration. Identity, government, and the market. Politics and developmental freedom.
Subject Economics -- History -- 20th century.
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
Laski, Harold J. (Harold Joseph), 1893-1950.
Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992.
ISBN 0742531120 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0742531139 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Add a Review