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Issues in New Political Economy: An Overview

  • Sayer, Stuart

A brief overview of the historical background, nature, and rapid growth in volume and scope of new political economy since the early 1980s is provided. The paper continues with some general reflections on the strength and weaknesses of the new political economy approach, illustrated by the other contributions to this special issue of the Journal of Economic Surveys. The final section summarises these contributions. Copyright 2000 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd

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Volume (Year): 14 (2000)
Issue (Month): 5 (December)
Pages: 513-26

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