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Relevance of Ideology Today

We have been told on two occasions over the last 50 years that the "age of ideology" or the "age of history" has come to an end. While both these debates were met with a great deal of scepticism, it was nevertheless felt that contemporary ideological debate would centre around questions of identity and ethnicity and not on the role of government in the economy. The current global economic crisis has brought ideological debates back to the forefront. It has revived ideological debates on the role of government in the economy and demonstrated that ideology will continue to play a central role in economic and political life.
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