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 Institute for Physical Chemistry: 1923–1933

William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

in Michael Polanyi: Scientist and Philosopher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195174335
eISBN:
9780199835706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517433X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

After establishing his credentials as a scientist, Polanyi was transferred to the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry and was allowed to focus on reaction rates and ... More


Polanyian, Regulationist, and Autopoieticist Reflections on States and Markets and their Implications for the Knowledge‐Based Economy

Bob Jessop

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines Polanyi's substantive institutionalist analysis of market economies, market societies, and state intervention in the light of two later schools: the Parisian regulation approach ... More


Liberalism and the Economic Foundations of the “Republic of Science”

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses mainly on economic discussions from the 1910s through the 1940s, particularly as addressed by Michael and Karl Polanyi, and on how economic views played a crucial role in the way ... More


Economics With a Human Face?

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The major misunderstanding about cliometrics comes from the subsequent spread of Douglass North's new institutional approach. North claims to have challenged traditional economic theory, which he ... More


The Historiography of Nubian Land Tenure

Giovanni R. Ruffini

in Medieval Nubia: A Social and Economic History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199891634
eISBN:
9780199980048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891634.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Modern scholars have often argued that private property did not exist in medieval Nubia, and that all land was essentially the property of the king and its tenants his serfs or slaves. This chapter ... More


This freedom kills: Karl Polanyi’s quest for an alternative to the liberal vision of freedom

Michael Brie

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00017
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter reconstructs the emergence and formulation of Karl Polanyi’s central research question: How is responsible freedom possible in a complex modern society? The origins of this question in ... More


The return of Karl Polanyi: from the Bennington Lectures to Our Present Age of Transformation

Kari Polanyi Levitt

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Continuing previous work on the power of ideas, this chapter frames developments since the publication of The Great Transformation in terms of the successive intellectual influence of John Maynard ... More


Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Gareth Dale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) was one of the twentieth century’s most original interpreters of the market economy. His penetrating analysis of globalization’s disruptions and the Great Depression’s ... More


Multilinear trajectories: Polanyi, The Great Transformation and the American exception

Hannes Lacher

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00016
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Karl Polanyi’s call, in The Great Transformation, for a re-embedding of markets, is widely understood to have come to fruition in the American New Deal and in the post-war order of ‘embedded ... More


Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Radhika Desai and Kari Polanyi Levitt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) returned to public discourse in the 1990s, when the Soviet Union imploded and globalization erupted. Best known for The Great Transformation, Polanyi’s wide-ranging thought ... More


Introduction: Karl Polanyi in the twenty-first century1

Radhika Desai

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introduction places the contributions that follow in the context of Polanyi’s rising influence, its causes and effects, and of the key twenty-first century developments that make his oeuvre more ... More


Private Practices yet Political

John M. Meyer

in Engaging the Everyday: Environmental Social Criticism and the Resonance Dilemma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028905
eISBN:
9780262327107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028905.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Everyday material practices of land use, transportation, household activity, and consumption are paradigmatically regarded as “private” in western societies. Yet each has enormous “public” ... More


Introduction

Gareth Dale

in Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Survey of Karl Polanyi's life and character, and his membership of the 'great generation' of Hungarian intellectuals.


The Great Transformation: The State and the Market in the Postwar World

Jason Scott Smith

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the work of Karl Polanyi, this essay explores the interaction of the state and the market in creating the postwar global economy, tracing the persistent influence of New Deal liberalism. ... More


Polanyi in space

Jamie Peck

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00021
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter addresses the potential of Karl Polanyi’s contribution as a spatial theorist, or as an economic geographer in all but name. Although Polanyi did not identify as a spatial or geographical ... More


Retelling The Great Transformation

Marc W. Steinberg

in England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The final look at labor law and control involves a top-down analysis, examining the ways in which embeddedness at the national level became the stage for significant transformation. One of the signal ... More


Marketization, Social Protection, Emancipation: Toward a Neo-Polanyian Conception of Capitalist Crisis

Nancy Fraser

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces a “neo-Polanyian” conception of capitalist crisis, by drawing from and engaging with Karl Polanyi's framework. Polanyi had described a “double movement” by which societies ... More


Polanyi’s democratic socialist vision: Piketty through the lens of Polanyi

Margaret R. Somers and Fred Block

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00019
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter brings Karl Polanyi into dialogue with Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century. The dialogue is intended to make visible key aspects of Polanyi’s theoretical ... More


Introduction: Informal Economy, Vulnerabilities, and Popular Security-Enhancing Practices

Isabelle Hillenkamp, Frédéric Lapeyre, and Andreia Lemaître

in Securing Livelihoods: Informal Economy Practices and Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687015
eISBN:
9780191766916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687015.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows the importance of moving from modernization theories to institutionnalist approaches when studying the informal economy. This has the effect of ‘opening the black box’ of these ... More


England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The broad goal of this book is to combine historical materialism and historical institutionalism through a gendered lens. Both concern how durable social structures construct and maintain asymmetries ... More


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