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Beyond the Welfare State

reviewed by Sloan R. Wayland - 1961

coverTitle: Beyond the Welfare State
Author(s): G. Myrdal
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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To Mr. Myrdal, beyond the welfare state lies the welfare world. His argument is relatively simple and clear cut: (1) the rich Western countries have substantially increased the amount of public control over their economic lives; (2) this results in disintegration of international economic activities, since national policies supersede the existing relatively free international exchange; (3) this is further aggravated by national economic planning in underdeveloped nations; (4) reintegration of the separate national economics of both rich and underdeveloped nations is necessary for the sound economic growth of both; and (5) this can only come about through economic cooperation and mutual accommodation to build a welfare world. Public policy in the years ahead should take Mr. Myrdal's analysis into account. SLOAN R. WAYLAND Teachers College, Columbia University... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 8, 1961, p. 663-663
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4320, Date Accessed: 2/23/2020 6:53:49 AM

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