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Conclusions: Politics in the Post-Fordist Economy

  • Kenneth Nordberg
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Democracy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for Growth book series (DIG)

Abstract

Consequent to the financial crisis of 2008, the virtues of hyperglobalisation have started to be questioned, and a wide range of scholarly literature has sought new models for coordinating the global economic and political system. Some scholars have pointed out that political unions with one-size-fits-all solutions, ignoring local and national specificities, are inappropriate, while others advocate systems with global coverage for maintaining equality, such as wealth taxes and different kinds of political steering. The decentralisation of politics to local environments is put forward as an alternative that would allow for maintaining the virtues of open borders.

Keywords

Hyperglobalisation Post-Fordism Decentralisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth Nordberg
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  1. 1.Åbo Akademi UniversityVasaFinland

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