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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


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


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


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


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


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


Rise and Fall of Capitalism: Linear or Cyclical?

Paul De Grauwe

in The Limits of the Market: The Pendulum Between Government and Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198784289
eISBN:
9780191826856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784289.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Philosophers, economists, social scientists, and historians have developed countless theories describing how capitalism emerged and why ultimately it would be doomed. The key characteristics of these ... More


Homo Economicus on Trial: Towards an Ethic of Stewardship

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

in Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter lays the theoretical foundations of biocultural rights by making the case that the widespread belief in the naturalness and universality of market values lacks the rigour of proper ... More


A Third Way

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Erich Fromm’s so-called third way as a democratic socialist alternative to Western capitalism and what he called Soviet “managerialism.” Fromm equated democratic socialism with ... More


Value and the Social Division of Labor

Jane L. Collins

in The Politics of Value: Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226446004
eISBN:
9780226446288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446288.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter argues that while value is a discourse, it registers, critiques, and sometimes seeks to reconfigure social and material arrangements. Earlier generations of theorists critical of the ... 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


A Genealogy of the Field from Adam Smith to the Mid-Twentieth Century

Georg Menz

in Comparative Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199579983
eISBN:
9780191846779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199579983.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter charts the foundations of the subfield by taking the reader on a tour of key thinkers in political economy from the eighteenth century onwards. The breakaway of political economy and ... More


Global Cities and Market Society

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the tight connection between liberal norms, market society, and global city formation and growth, arguing that the size and scope of the agglomeration economies that global ... More


Introduction: An Intellectual History of American Market Reformers and their Critics

Christian Olaf Christiansen

in Progressive Business: An Intellectual History of the Role of Business in American Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198701033
eISBN:
9780191770500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701033.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the book’s main research question, its approach, its key methodological considerations, and situates the book in relevant research literatures, especially intellectual histories ... More


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