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Bringing Capitalism Back In

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

The notion of capitalism brings about the concept that the economy is inherently dynamic since historical social formation is defined by a certain descriptive dynamism that evolves with social ... More


Darwin the Writer

George Levine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608430
eISBN:
9780191731709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book studies Charles Darwin's writing as literature, and The Origin of Species as the most important book in English in the 19th century, and surprisingly, one of the most beautiful. Reading ... 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


Surprise and Paradox: Darwin's Artful Legacy

George Levine

in Darwin the Writer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608430
eISBN:
9780191731709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608430.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on one central characteristic of Darwin's writing: his use of paradox. Paradox is usually expressed in his work through what the book calls the double movement of Darwin's prose. ... More


Learning to See: Darwin's Prophetic Apprenticeship on the Beagle Voyage

George Levine

in Darwin the Writer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608430
eISBN:
9780191731709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608430.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter takes Darwin's experience on the Beagle as his apprenticeship for his visionary science, which grew out of that experience. It focuses on his extraordinary capacity to ‘see’, and the way ... More


The Double Movement in Japanese Politics

Mari Miura

in Welfare through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451058
eISBN:
9780801465925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451058.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the implications of the Democratic Party of Japan's (DPJ) electoral victory in 2009 for the welfare through work system, which had already become dysfunctional by then. It ... 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


Infinite Resignation: The First Movement of Faith

Mark Bernier

in The Task of Hope in Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747888
eISBN:
9780191810763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747888.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter turns to the nature of Kierkegaardian faith. The analysis revolves primarily around Fear and Trembling, where we see the Kierkegaardian description of faith as a ‘double movement.’ Only ... More


The Prose of On the Origin of Species

George Levine

in Darwin the Writer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608430
eISBN:
9780191731709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608430.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter is a study of certain of the strategies and of the language of Darwin's masterpiece. It attempts to show how Darwin's experience and writing related to the Beagle voyage emerge here in ... More


Global Currencies and Domestic Regulation: Embedding through Enabling?

Georgios Dimitropoulos

in Regulating Blockchain: Techno-Social and Legal Challenges

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842187
eISBN:
9780191878206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842187.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter identifies cryptocurrencies and other virtual currencies as global currencies that could have a major impact on national jurisdictions. Regulation concerning cryptocurrencies can be ... More


In Sickness and in Health: Evolving Trends in Gay Rights Advocacy in Fiji

Nicole George

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores evolving trends in gay rights advocacy in Fiji, with particular emphasis on the changing directions that gay rights politics has taken over the past decade. It first discusses ... More


Introduction: Observations on the Politics of Digital India

Pradip Ninan Thomas

in The Politics of Digital India: Between Local Compulsions and Transnational Pressures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199494620
eISBN:
9780199097869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199494620.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter introduces some of the key themes related to digital India against the background of India’s political economy and digital geopolitics. It introduces the contributions made by David ... More


Hope and the Knight of Faith

Mark Bernier

in The Task of Hope in Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747888
eISBN:
9780191810763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747888.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this chapter, the second movement of faith is described, and its relation to hope analyzed. The primary example for the knight of faith is Abraham, who accepts the impossibility of keeping Isaac ... More


Conclusion

Mari Miura

in Welfare through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451058
eISBN:
9780801465925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451058.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book concludes with a summary of the political process through which welfare through work was undermined and “policy drift” took place. It first discusses the theoretical implications of the ... More


Labour Law or the Law of the Labour Market?

Ruth Dukes

in The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues for the continued usefulness of the idea of the labour constitution as a framework for scholarly analysis. It builds, firstly, on a comparison of the scholarship of Sinzheimer and ... More


Introduction

Anna Chadwick

in Law and the Political Economy of Hunger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198823940
eISBN:
9780191862656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823940.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Introduction provides an overview of the events of the 2007–08 global food crisis and surveys commonplace accounts of its causation. After signalling the role that commodity derivatives ... More


Conclusion

Anna Chadwick

in Law and the Political Economy of Hunger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198823940
eISBN:
9780191862656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823940.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The conclusion begins with a discussion of the significance of some recent developments in the trajectory of agricultural commodity prices. The author then draws together the key arguments developed ... More


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