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By Mark Beeson

Because the finish of the chilly struggle capitalism has develop into the dominant type of fiscal and political association around the globe. this doesn't suggest, notwithstanding, that every one different types of capitalism are an identical. Competing Capitalisms explains why a few nations have constructed very diverse types of capitalism and what occurs once they engage. The booklet considers the distinct reports of Australia's market-based, and Japan's state-led different types of capitalism and explains what this suggests for destiny overseas monetary pageant.

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The apparent exhaustion of the Keynesian model in the face of oil crises, stagflation and rising unemployment made policy-makers in the badly affected AngloAmerican economies especially receptive to new ideas. Indeed, as Peter Haas (1992) argues, at times of economic crisis policy-makers may be more willing to accept the advice of 'epistemic communities', or groups of like-minded experts who share common normative and causal beliefs, and support a common policy enterprise. In Australia, as we shall see in subsequent chapters, there is persuasive evidence to suggest that recent public policy has been influenced by a surprisingly coherent group of like-minded individuals.

Governing, in other words, had to harmonize with what was conceived to be a 'natural' marketbased order composed of rational individuals. Such governmental strategies were intended to act upon individuals, rather than attempting to govern through the direct control of economic processes and the population as a whole. This represented an important change Power, Institutions and Political Rationalities 27 in ideas about economic governance in Western Europe, and marked the abandonment of 'cameralist' attempts to manage populations as a whole through increasingly complex forms of direct intervention and management (Tribe 1984).

The value of commodities is largely a function of the cyclical fluctuations in international economic activity that are endemic to capitalism (Goldstein 1988). Put simply, Australian exporters are dependent on the health of the external economy and have little control over the value of their produce. This is problem enough, but it has been compounded by an historical and deep-seated transformation of the global economy. As Peter Drucker (1986a) pointed out more than a decade ago, the primary product economy has become 'uncoupled' from the industrial economy.

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