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A Propensity to Self-Subversion

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674715585

Publication Date: 07/07/1998


264 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 halftones


  • Introduction
  • On Self-Subversion
    • Exit, Voice, and the Fate of the German Democratic Republic
    • The Rhetoric of Reaction—Two Years Later
    • The Case against “One Thing at a Time”
    • Opinionated Opinions and Democracy
    • A Propensity to Self-Subversion
  • On Self
    • Four Reencounters
    • My Father and Weltanschauung, circa 1928
    • Studies in Paris, 1933–1935
    • Doubt and Antifascist Action in Italy, 1936–1938
    • With Varian Fry in Marseilles, 1940
    • Escaping over the Pyrenees, 1940–41
    • A Hidden Ambition
    • Convergences with Michel Crozier
  • New Forays
    • How the Keynesian Revolution Was Exported from the United States
    • On the Political Economy of Latin American Development
    • Is the End of the Cold War a Disaster for the Third World?
    • Industrialization and Its Manifold Discontents: West, East, and South
    • Does the Market Keep Us Out of Mischief or Out of Happiness?
    • The On-and-Off Connection between Political and Economic Progress
    • Social Conflicts as Pillars of Democratic Market Societies
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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