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6 edition of Free Trade and Freedom found in the catalog.

Free Trade and Freedom

Neoliberalism, Place, and Nation in the Caribbean

by Karla Slocum

  • 350 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • International trade,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • International - Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Saint Lucia,
  • Sociology,
  • St Lucia,
  • International Relations - Trade & Tariffs,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Banana trade,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Banana growers,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Globalization

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7632928M
    ISBN 100472069357
    ISBN 109780472069354

    The Free Market 1, no. 1 (Fall ) In the Federal Register published a declaration from President Reagan: "I determine that it is in the national interest for the Export-Import Bank of the United States to extend a credit in the amount of $ million to the Socialist Republic of Romania (for) the purchase of two nuclear steam turbine generators.".   I think from the title people may assume this book is going to be anti-capitalism and free-trade, but it is not at all. It is a book critiquing neoliberalism and free-trade policies being pushed onto developing nations. Ha-Joon Chang advocates for capitalism in which the government has more control over the economy/5().

    FEE, Irvington-on-Hudson, NY • • pages, $ paperback. When, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the classical liberals took up the cause of free trade against the ruling doctrines of mercantilism, protectionism, and colonialism they did so not only out of a high regard for freedom of commerce.   Free trade will not necessarily lead to freedom of religion, speech and association. There is no guarantee that the World Trade Organization will .

    free trade and the victorians With Anthony Howe Amidst a voluble debate concerning Victorian values, the importance of free trade has been strangely neglected.1 Yet there is a good case for arguing that free trade was the most commonly held of all Victorian : Anthony Howe.   Freedom of trade is really a very simple concept. Each individual should be at liberty to buy from and sell to whomever he wishes on mutually agreed-upon terms. Whether the partners to this trade live next door to each other or are separated by thousands of miles should make absolutely no difference to the logic of the idea.


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