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market economy

an economic system in which production and allocation are determined mainly by decisions in competitive markets, rather than controlled by the STATE.
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A market economy is a tool, a valuable and effective tool for organising productive activity, but a market society is a place where everything is up for sale.
So Sandel challenges us to morally reevaluate market society, and the central question he poses in this book is "Where should money's writ not run?
Finally, we note the existence of a new and rising ruling class in our market society.
Comentale offers something more sanguine (if less likely) in his argument that the modernists we've celebrated actually affirm capitalism, while the modernists we've overlooked offer a constructive alternative to market society.
Just the reverse: He carried the day with the argument that, by itself, individual ownership in a dynamic market society did not suffice to guarantee all citizens freedom from want and fear in their old age, let alone the freedom to live apart from their children if they chose.
Many, he claimed, say 'yes' to a market economy, but 'no' to a market society.
Thompson argues convincingly that anxieties about the new market society tended to be projected onto the figure of the market woman, and proposes two explanations for this.
Fran Tonkiss's Market Society show, the procedures of academic
His major concern is to trace the challenges to human identity that arise within the context of a market society such as our current globalized order.
This Readers' Choice Award is shared by two farmers' markets -- Your Local Farmers' Market Society in Vancouver, British Columbia and The Village Market in Thornhill, Ontario.
Taylor argues that these assorted crises are ultimately over determined by the rise of a post-Fordist market society characterized by, among other things, the increasing commodification of society and a more prominent role for the private sector in all walks of life.