The Global Crisis Makers

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-08
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Author Biography

Graeme Donald Snooks is the Coghlan Professor in Economics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresp. ix
Prefacep. x
Introduction: The Mythical World of the Crisis Makersp. 1
Some myths about the global crisisp. 2
Some myths about economic expertsp. 5
Exploding the mythsp. 8
The Real Global Crisisp. 11
The failure of strategic leadershipp. 12
The global impact of the crisis makersp. 15
The real crisis exposedp. 18
Conclusionsp. 19
Who are the Crisis Makers?p. 21
Identifying the crisis makersp. 21
The rise of the crisis makersp. 29
Conclusionsp. 32
What is Really Happening Globally?p. 33
The orthodox storyp. 33
The real storyp. 38
The world todayp. 51
Conclusionsp. 56
The Universal Role of Strategic Leadershipp. 57
The essential function of strategic leadershipp. 57
Strategic leadership in historyp. 58
Conclusionsp. 80
The Recent Collapse of Strategic Leadershipp. 81
A fatal forgetfulnessp. 82
False prophetsp. 86
What will be the consequences?p. 87
Can collapse be avoided?p. 88
An End to Progress and Liberty?p. 89
The frustration of the strategistsp. 90
The classic case of strategic frustration--Nazi Germanyp. 92
Signs of the underworld in the present--the radical rightp. 96
Conclusionsp. 111
The Confusion of the Crisis Makersp. 113
Neoliberal policyp. 114
Is Keynesianism dead?p. 126
Conclusionsp. 130
A New Strategic Wayp. 131
The general principles of strategic policyp. 131
The instruments of strategic policyp. 139
Conclusionsp. 151
Future Choices and Future Worldsp. 153
Glossaryp. 157
Bibliographyp. 165
Indexp. 167
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