Rather than the desire for economic liberalization bringing about political democratization, the struggles against autocracy have created an opening for economic liberalization. While undermining partriarchy and hierarchy, anti-authoritarian movements have also paved the way for post-industrial capitalism, with its emphasis on information management, flexible working conditions, and a global outlook.
Liberalization and Democratization: The Forum and the Hearth in the Era of Cosmopolitan Post-Industrial Capitalism,
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