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The moral economy

by Ralph Barton Perry

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Ralph Barton Perry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1011 .P4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 267 p. ;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7008984M
    LC Control Number09016464
    OCLC/WorldCa770034

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Synopsis. The Moral Economy of the State examines state formation in Zimbabwe from the colonial period through the first decade of independence. Drawing on the works of Gramsci, E. Thompson, and James Scott, William Munro develops a theory of “moral economy” that explores negotiations between rural citizens and state agents over legitimate state incursions in social life.

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Samuel Bowles. Applying a moral economy perspective, this book examines the tangible impact of Africa-Europe trade and development co-operation on citizens in developing countries. In so doing, it challenges liberal accounts of Europe’s normative power to enable benevolent change in the Global South and illuminates how EU discourse acts to legitimise Cited by: 3.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perry, Ralph Barton, Moral economy. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, © (OCoLC) The Economy. Preface A note to instructors Producing The moral of the story Measuring economic inequality A policy to redistribute the surplus and raise efficiency Conclusion Version • Produced by Electric Book Works.

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