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Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Author: Radhika Desai; Kari Levitt
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020.
Series: Geopolitical economy.
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As far right movements, social disintegration and international conflict emerge from the decay of the neoliberal order, Karl Polanyi's warnings against the unbridled domination of markets, is ever more relevant. The essays in Karl Polanyi for the 21st Century extend the boundaries of our understanding of Polanyi's life and work. They will interest Polanyi scholars and all interested in socialism and our future after  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Karl Polanyi; Karl Polanyi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Radhika Desai; Kari Levitt
ISBN: 1526127881 9781526127884
OCLC Number: 1130766812
Description: ix, 310 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction: Karl Polanyi in the twenty-first century - Radhika Desai Part I: The great transformation and since2 The return of Karl Polanyi: From the Bennington lectures to our present age of transformation - Kari Polanyi-Levitt Part II: Money as a fictitious commodity3 Debt, land and money: From Polanyi to the new economic archaeology - Michael Hudson4 Commodified money and the crustacean nation - Radhika Desai5 Double movement, embeddedness and the transformation of the financial system - Oscar Ugarteche Galarza Part III: The double movement and socialism6 The reality of society - Abraham Rotstein7 Fictitious ideas, social facts and the double movement: Polanyi's framework in the age of neoliberalism - Claus Thomasberger8 Multilinear trajectories: Polanyi, The Great Transformation, and the American exception - Hannes Lacher9 This freedom kills: Karl Polanyi's quest for an alternative to the liberal vision of freedom - Michael Brie Part IV: Elective affinities10 Polanyi's democratic socialist vision: Piketty through the lens of Polanyi - Margaret R. Somers and Fred Block11 Karl Polanyi as a precursor of world-systems theorists: An investigation of the theoretical lineage to Giovanni Arrighi - Chikako Nakayama12 Polanyi in space - Jamie Peck Bibliography -- .
Series Title: Geopolitical economy.
Responsibility: edited by Radhika Desai and Kari Polanyi Levitt.


As the neoliberal order decays, we recall Polanyi's warning against market domination and his trademark ideas: commodified money, the double movement, the US exception development, the reality of  Read more...


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'This book shows just how contemporary the thought of Karl Polanyi is today. Ably organised chapters trace various elements of his thinking, from the famous 'double movement' to his relevance for Read more...

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