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Karl Polanyi: The Limits of the Market (Key Contemporary by Gareth Dale PDF

By Gareth Dale

ISBN-10: 0745640710

ISBN-13: 9780745640716

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ISBN-13: 9780745640723

Karl Polanyi's The nice Transformation is mostly acclaimed as being one of the such a lot influential works of monetary background within the 20th century, and is still as very important within the present old conjuncture because it was once in his personal. In its critique of nineteenth-century "market fundamentalism" it reads as a caution to our personal neoliberal age, and is commonly touted as a prophetic guidebook in the event you aspire to appreciate the reasons and dynamics of worldwide fiscal turbulence on the finish of the 2000s.

Karl Polanyi: the boundaries of the Market is the 1st entire advent to Polanyi's rules and legacy. It assesses not just the texts for which he's well-known – ready in the course of his spells in American academia – but in addition his journalistic articles written in his first exile in Vienna, and lectures and pamphlets from his moment exile, in Britain. It offers a close severe research of The nice Transformation, but additionally surveys Polanyi’s seminal writings in monetary anthropology, the commercial heritage of historical and archaic societies, and political and financial conception. Its basic resource base contains interviews with Polanyi's daughter, Kari Polanyi-Levitt, in addition to the total compass of his personal released and unpublished writings in English and German.

This enticing and available advent to Polanyi's pondering will entice scholars and students around the social sciences, offering a fresh standpoint at the roots of our present financial crisis.

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