The political economy of fascism: Myth or reality, or myth and reality?

  title={The political economy of fascism: Myth or reality, or myth and reality?},
  author={David Baker},
  journal={New Political Economy},
  pages={227 - 250}
  • D. Baker
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Economics
  • New Political Economy
No comparative study exists of fascist economic systems. Nor is this surprising. For one can legitimately doubt whether it is appropriate to use so distinctive a term as ‘system’ when discussing fascist economics . . . Nor, in the economic field, could fascism lay claim to any serious theoretical basis or to any outstanding economic theoreticians. Were fascist economics . . . anything more than a series of improvisations, of responses to particular and immediate problems? Were not the economic… 
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