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The Essential Hirschman
Albert O. Hirschman
Edited and with an introduction by Jeremy Adelman Afterword by Emma Rothschild & Amartya Sen

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction by Jeremy Adelman vii
-- Development --
Political Economics and Possibilism 1
Underdevelopment, Obstacles to the Perception of Change, and Leadership 35
The Rise and Decline of Development Economics 49
The Changing Tolerance for Income Inequality in the Course of Economic Development 74
The Political Economy of Import-Substituting Industrialization in Latin America 102
The Search for Paradigms as a Hindrance to Understanding 137
A Generalized Linkage Approach to Development, with Special Reference to Staples 155
-- Markets --
The Concept of Interest: From Euphemism to Tautology 195
Rival Views of Market Society 214
Against Parsimony: Three Easy Ways of Complicating Some Categories of Economic Discourse 248
Three Uses of Political Economy in Analyzing European Integration 265
-- Democracy --
Opinionated Opinions and Democracy 284
Reactionary Rhetoric 293
Exit, Voice, and the State 309
Morality and the Social Sciences: A Durable Tension 331
Social Conflicts as Pillars of Democratic Market Society 345
Afterword by Emma Rothschild and Amartya Sen 363
Acknowledgments 369
Index 373

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