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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


The Cataclysm and its Origins

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/9780231176088.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In which Polanyi finds refuge from war and a welcoming research environment in the USA, where he writes his magnum opus, before returning to Europe, closer to the horrors of war and the Holocaust, ... 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


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


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


Closing

Larry L. Rasmussen

in Earth-honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917006
eISBN:
9780199980314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents the warp and woof of the whole book as the interplay of three assumptions: that our lives are “startlingly moral” (Thoreau) now; that the unit of human survival of human society ... 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


Network Connectivity and Labor Systems

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the impact of network connectivity on labor systems, arguing that the response to the recession of the 1970s was a profound one and eventually led to the crash of 2008. It ... More


O Father, Where Art Thou: The Spirit of Paternalistic Capitalism in the Age of the First Great Transformation (1870s–1900)

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/9780198701033.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines ideological debates about American industrialization from around 1870 until 1900. At this time, ethical or “progressive” business emerged as an alternative route between ... More


Commodified money and crustacean nations1

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:
10.7765/9781526127891.00011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Though Polanyi referred to three distinct fictitious commodities, one, money, and the fate of the apex structure that commodified it, the gold standard, structured The Great Transformation’s ... More


Analysts as Animators

Stefan Leins

in Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523392
eISBN:
9780226523569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523569.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter elaborates on the role of the financial analysts for their host institution. It addresses the fact that, despite usually being presented as neutral observers and interpreters of the ... More


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