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Commanding heights & community control

new economics for a new South Africa

by Patrick Bond

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Published by Ravan Press in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- Economic policy -- Citizen participation,
    • South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1961- -- Citizen participation

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCommanding heights and community control.
      StatementPatrick Bond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905 .B66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1640422M
      ISBN 100869754076
      LC Control Number91193623

      The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy is a book by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw first published as The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World in In , it was adapted as a documentary of the same title and later released on DVD. The focus of this video is what will be the “new rules of the game” in this global economy, and who will control the commanding heights of the economy. The first real test of globalization for the United States occurred with the implementation of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) in

        "The Commanding Heights" tells the story of changes that have been world-transforming. It's a compelling guide to the 21st century economy. Valery Giscard D'Estaing Former President of France The crowning achievement of "The Commanding Heights" is that it illuminates today's profound changes through the great sweep of history/5(). He assured them that the state would retain control of its key sectors–the “commanding heights” of the economy. Our presidents have always occupied a special place on the “commanding heights” of America’s moral-ethical code, specifically, our code of behavior of how we treat each other as citizens and as human beings.

        It might be of interest to intimate the reader on the origin of the book's title the "Commanding Heights", a phrase that is recurring not only in the present book but also in subsequent books by this author: in the s the communists had tried to run a mixed economy, permitting private ownership in agriculture and small business as long as the state held the /5(58). Book Reviews Fixing Capitalism. Raghuram Rajan. The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind Penguin Press New York, , pp., $ Markets and the state have long competed to control what Lenin called the commanding heights of the economy. After the Berlin Wall fell, markets seemed to reign supreme.


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The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy is a book by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw first published as The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World in Init was adapted as a documentary of the same title and later released on DVD.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Commanding Heights: And Community Control [Patrick Bond] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Bond, Patrick. The Commanding Heights is a book about the control of the economic policies of nations.

It goes into discussions about Communism and Socialism and other forms of Market Planning and goes over what happened to them/5. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize joins a leading expert on the global economy to present an incisive narrative of the risks and opportunities that are emerging as the balance of power shifts around the world between governments and markets -- and the battle over globalization comes front and center.

A brilliant narrative history, The Commanding Heights is Cited by: The Commanding Heights may Commanding heights & community control book a terrific candidate, especially if your interest runs to 20th century economic history. The authors, Pulitzer Prize-winner Daniel Yergin and international business adviser Joseph Stanislaw, claim for their book's title an old military metaphor, the Commanding Heights, first used by Lenin in as a defense of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bond, Patrick. Commanding heights & community control. Johannesburg: Ravan Press, (OCoLC) The commanding heights of the economy refers to existing private industry essential to the economy like public utilities, natural resources, heavy industry and transport as well as control over foreign and domestic phrase emerged from a branch of modern political philosophy concerned with organising society and can be traced back to Karl Marx's idea on Economics and sociology (Marxian):.

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NARRATOR: This is the story of how the new global economy was born, a century-long battle as to which would control the commanding heights of the world's economies -. By “commanding heights,” Lenin meant the critical sectors that dominated economic activity — primarily electricity generation, heavy manufacturing, mining, and.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize joins a leading expert on the global economy to present an incisive narrative of the risks and opportunities that are emerging as the balance of power shifts around the world between governments and markets -- and the battle over globalization comes front and center.

A brilliant narrative history, The Commanding Heights is /5(3). NARRATOR: This is the story of how the new global economy was born, the story of a century-long battle of ideas to determine who would control the "commanding heights" of the economy -.

Hayek Economic Policy. Elected to Prime Minister. Stopped large amounts of government spending and subsidiaries to businesses.

Deregulated the "commanding heights" and allowed the public to become shareholders. two-thirds of the state-owned industries were removed from government control and sold off into the private sector.

Commanding Heights of the Economy refers to a term first used by Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in In response to a crisis the Soviet had to reverse some of their Communist policies, but he gave the assurance that what he described would be retained in government hands.

Of Dr. Yergin’s subsequent book, Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, the Wall Street Journal said: “No one could ask for a better account of the world’s political and economic destiny since World War II.” This book has been translated into 13 languages and Dr.

Yergin led the team that turned it into a six-hour PBS/BBC /5(47). Vladimir Lenin used the phrase “commanding heights” to refer to the segments and industries in an economy that effectively control and support the others.

The commanding heights are seats of authority that rule over major parts of society and the economy. Those places are media, education, banking, energy, and politics, to name a few. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The commanding heights by Daniel Yergin,Simon & Schuster edition, in English - [Rev. and updated ed.]Pages:   Public ownership in the “commanding heights” of the economy — which is where big pharma exists — is not about socialism per se, but about the state leading industry by.

Commanding Heights – Episode 1 – The Battle of Ideas Use the corresponding answers list to place the correct word, phrase or name in the blank. [If the blank has a colon after it, it will be the name of the person who said the following words.] Chapter 1: Prologue [] 1.

____: Millions of people a day are better off than they wouldFile Size: 34KB. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The commanding heights by Daniel Yergin,Simon & Schuster edition, in English The commanding heights ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:   The Commanding Heights is about the most powerful political and economic force in the world today -- the epic struggle between government and the marketplace that has, over the last twenty years, turned the world upside down and dramatically transformed our lives.

Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize joins with a leading expert on the new marketplace /5(3).The book certainly had its own viewpoint, but as far as misrepresenting facts the bibliography is impressive and could crush a small child. Doing a google search for "commanding heights propaganda" as suggested above just brings me back a bunch of internet crazies posting comments on places they watched the docu/10(42).