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The IMF and European Economies: Crisis and Conditionality (International Political Economy Series) Chris Rogers

The IMF and European Economies: Crisis and Conditionality (International Political Economy Series)

Chris Rogers

Published April 1st 2012
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250 pages
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With global markets in turmoil, financial crisis management is the vital topic of this decade. Examining the role that the International Monetary Fund has played since 1976, this volume explores: Britains stand-by from the late 1970s, the FundsMoreWith global markets in turmoil, financial crisis management is the vital topic of this decade.  Examining the role that the International Monetary Fund has played since 1976, this volume explores: Britains stand-by from the late 1970s, the Funds apparent marginalization in the global economy following the Asian financial crisis, and early responses to the Greek sovereign debt crisis.  By focusing on the ideas and interests of domestic policy-makers, Rogers is able to demonstrate how the Fund has been used by domestic economic policy-making elites to reconcile contradictions between accumulation and legitimation that appear inherent to the social relations of capitalism.