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One remarkable analysis, 3 Jan 2011
I wanted to review this book, before starting to read Hutton's most recent piece "Them and Us". I read the book back in 1996, in the times of The Trainspotting hysteria in the North of U.K., and its key insights are as informative now as they were 15 years ago. Despite lots of historical and institutional differences, I could learn a lot about the logic and contingencies of the capitalist market economy, one can now observe in other parts of Europe, including Slovakia, my home country. I only wish we also had authors like Hutton who can provide a well-structured, optimistic big picture analysis of a nation's state and prospects...