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THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF POSTMODERNISM End of full employment Far from the development of economic democracy which would succeed the welfare state, what we are witnessing is a trend towards the internationalisation of 22 SOCIAL POLICY IN THE POSTMODERN WORLD capital which makes it more difficult for the nation-state to control the economy effectively (Drache and Gertler, 1991; Keane and Owens, 1986; Lash and Urry, 1987). A major development of the last two decades has been the growing trend towards the transnational production of goods.