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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


Introduction

Avner Offer

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Obesity, which is rising in affluent societies, is bad for health, expensive to treat and stigmatising. Its prevalence is higher in market-liberal societies than in those with a more extensive ... More


Hayek's Project: The Instrumental Justification of the Liberal Market Society

Roland Kley

in Hayek's Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279167
eISBN:
9780191684289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279167.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Friedrich A. Hayek thinks liberalism is the right political doctrine because, unlike socialism and other collectivist creeds, it is committed to institutions that take account of the social world as ... More


Social Conflicts as Pillars of Democratic Market Society

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter extols the virtues of bargaining, tension, and conflict as means to experiment and compromise—without leading to false consensus or conformity. Whereas much of social theory sees ... More


Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Avner Offer, Rachel Pechey, and Stanley Ulijaszek (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The problem of obesity is of increasing national and international importance. This book, which provides a solid foundation for the social interpretation of obesity, assessing the role of ... More


Spontaneous Economic Order: Its Beneficial Nature

Roland Kley

in Hayek's Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279167
eISBN:
9780191684289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279167.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers Friedrich A. Hayek's claim about the inherently beneficial character of spontaneous economic order. Hayek does not confine himself to an explanatory perspective, merely giving ... More


Fichte’s Political Economy of the General Will

Isaac Nakhimovsky

in The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes how Fichte's book was perceived as an important challenge by admirers of Adam Smith because its normative evaluation of market society was grounded in a theory of property ... More


Justice and the Trading Order

Garrett Barden and Tim Murphy

in Law and Justice in Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592685
eISBN:
9780191595653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592685.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Reciprocal justice — justice in exchange — is the justice proper to the trading order in which people make their livelihoods in a market society. This chapter concentrates on the analysis of that ... More


Against Parsimony: Three Easy Ways of Complicating Some Categories of Economic Discourse

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter takes up several critiques on the early nineteenth-century social and economic order—capitalism—and their interrelations. First, the chapter shows the close relationship and direct ... More


Conclusion: The Prospects for Comprehensive Instrumental Justification

Roland Kley

in Hayek's Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279167
eISBN:
9780191684289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279167.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book argues that Friedrich A. Hayek fails in his instrumental approach to the justification of the institutions of liberal market society, and in his defence of its system of rules on grounds of ... More


Classical Liberalism

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers an intellectual history of liberalism, focusing on the classical view that was eventually displaced by modern, “high” liberalism. It first considers classical liberalism's notion ... More


Styx: The Anarchy of the Market

William Clare Roberts

in Marx's Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180816
eISBN:
9781400883707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180816.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines part one of Capital, where Karl Marx views capitalism as a market society. It considers the moralizing discourse to which socialism was heir, according to which the market is a ... More


Conclusion

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the main goal of this book which is to explore the character of choice in society and identify where it came from. It also reviews the main ideas presented in each of the ... 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


Market society utopianism in penal politics

Mary Corcoran

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the utopian intellectual origins of some strands of contemporary free market ideas and practices from their post-war revival via thinkers such as Friedrich Hayek, whose ideas ... More


Institutional Change and Development in Chilean Market Society

Guillermo Wormald and Daniel Brieba

in Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter looks at Chile's developmental performance from the recent decade, which was underpinned by significant and systematic institutional change that is closely related to its transformation ... More


Market Society

Michael Zakim

in Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226977973
eISBN:
9780226545899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545899.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The business clerk was employed by an economy that reconceived of property as a vehicle for progress rather than guarantor of the status quo. This meant that abandoning plane and anvil in favor of ... 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


Marcel Mauss and the Turn to the Gift

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 takes a cue from recent anthropologists who have stressed the influence of Mauss’s socialism on his sociological work. Returning to Mauss’s The Gift, the chapter argues that what links his ... More


The Parameters of Leadership

Cedric J. Robinson and Erica R. Edwards

in The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In this chapter, Robinson discusses the leader as a manifest idea, the relationship of political leadership to political authority, the leader as a deviant, the conceptual imprint of the market ... More


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