Power, Purpose and Collective Choice Economic Strategy in Socialist States (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) by Ellen Comisso

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  • Economics,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Council for Mutual Economic As,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Economic policy,
  • 1945-1989,
  • Council for Mutual Economic Assistance,
  • Europe, Eastern

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With a reference to discourse and power theories, the Choice Awareness theory emphasizes the condition that different existing organizational interests.

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