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The Resource Political elites in the transatlantic crisis, edited by Heinrich Best and John Higley

Political elites in the transatlantic crisis, edited by Heinrich Best and John Higley

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Political elites in the transatlantic crisis
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Political elites in the transatlantic crisis
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edited by Heinrich Best and John Higley
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eng
Summary
The United States and most European countries have experienced an economic-political crisis unmatched in severity since the Great Depression. The crisis discredits the thesis of a nexus between free markets, unending economic growth and liberal democracy. It is obvious that elites <U+0127> � principal decision-makers in powerful public and private organizations at national and supranational levels <U+0127> � have been pivotal actors in this crisis. It has without doubt been the hour of elites. What do elites' responses to the crisis reveal? How are elites altered by it? In whose interests have they acted? Although the authority of elites is always subject to dispute, has the crisis damaged it irreparably? What do decisive actions by non-elected elites and leaders in the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, European Commission and other institutions mean for democracy? In analyses covering five years of crisis, from 2008 to mid-2013, leading scholars in the field address these questions in order to understand the role of elites in the transatlantic crisis --
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Best, Heinrich
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illustrations
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non fiction
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Higley, John
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  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Elite (Social sciences)
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Political elites in the transatlantic crisis, edited by Heinrich Best and John Higley
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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text
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Contents
1. Introduction: The Transatlantic Crisis; Heinrich Best and John Higley 2. Structure and Agency: Lessons from Pareto on the Study of Elites, Democracy and Crisis; Joseph V. Femia 3. Is 'Europe' the Lesser Evil? Limits of Elite Crisis Resolution in a Limitless Crisis; Heinrich Best 4. Facing the Crisis: The European Elite System's Changing; Geometry; Maurizio Cotta 5. Central European Elites in the Crisis; Pavol Fric, György Lengyel, Jan Pakulski and Soña Szomolanyi 6. British Elite De-Coupling from Classes Amid Crisis and Globalization; David Lane 7. Why Can't US Business Elites be Moderate Keynesians? The Issue is Power, not Economics; G. William Domhoff 8. Elite Compromise, Crisis and Democracy: The US, Norway and Italy Compared; Fredrik Engelstad 9. When Political and Financial Elites Clash: Narratives of Blame, Power and Legitimacy; Alasdair Marshall 10. The Hour of Elites: Conclusions; Heinrich Best and John Higley
Control code
FIEb17520265
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781137345745
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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illustrations
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  • (Uk)016635596
  • (OCoLC)864749943
Label
Political elites in the transatlantic crisis, edited by Heinrich Best and John Higley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Introduction: The Transatlantic Crisis; Heinrich Best and John Higley 2. Structure and Agency: Lessons from Pareto on the Study of Elites, Democracy and Crisis; Joseph V. Femia 3. Is 'Europe' the Lesser Evil? Limits of Elite Crisis Resolution in a Limitless Crisis; Heinrich Best 4. Facing the Crisis: The European Elite System's Changing; Geometry; Maurizio Cotta 5. Central European Elites in the Crisis; Pavol Fric, György Lengyel, Jan Pakulski and Soña Szomolanyi 6. British Elite De-Coupling from Classes Amid Crisis and Globalization; David Lane 7. Why Can't US Business Elites be Moderate Keynesians? The Issue is Power, not Economics; G. William Domhoff 8. Elite Compromise, Crisis and Democracy: The US, Norway and Italy Compared; Fredrik Engelstad 9. When Political and Financial Elites Clash: Narratives of Blame, Power and Legitimacy; Alasdair Marshall 10. The Hour of Elites: Conclusions; Heinrich Best and John Higley
Control code
FIEb17520265
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781137345745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Uk)016635596
  • (OCoLC)864749943

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