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domestic economics and international politics of postwar U.S. trade policy, 1945-1980

Susan Biddle Shearer

domestic economics and international politics of postwar U.S. trade policy, 1945-1980

case study, Japan

by Susan Biddle Shearer

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Commercial policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [323-328]).

      StatementSusan Biddle Shearer.
      SeriesForeign economic policy of the United States
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1456.5.J3 S53 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 321, [9] p. :
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862507M
      ISBN 100824074351
      LC Control Number90020186

        A 'theory of trade strategy', in which protection and free trade are both conceived as legitimate and effective instruments in national policy is developed and then used to illustrate the evolution of US commercial policy National trade interests and political choices ultimately are shaped and influenced by the constraints and. In this fascinating new history, Judith Stein argues that in order to understand our current economic crisis we need to look back to the s and the end of the age of the factory—the era of postwar liberalism, created by the New Deal, whose practices, high wages, and regulated capital produced both robust economic growth and greater income equality. To make good policy, let alone good politics, elites are going to have to give up on the idea that there is some security argument that will save them from making the retail politics case for trade—and, more fundamentally, save them from the work of making economic policies that pay off visibly for key members of their political coalitions.


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