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Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism ; Interview

  title={Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism ; Interview},
  author={Wolfgang Streeck and C. C. Barfoot},
The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks. The gravity of the situation is matched by a general paucity of understanding about what is happening and how it started. In this book, based on his 2012 Adorno Lectures given in Frankfurt, Wolfgang Streeck places the crisis in the context of the long neoliberal transformation of postwar capitalism that began in the 1970s. He analyses the subsequent tensions and conflicts involving states, governments… Expand
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