Karl Polanyi In Vienna: The Contemporary Significance of The Great Transformation


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Explores the broad notion of citizenship taking shape in the world economy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551641423
  • Publisher: Black Rose Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth McRobbie is a poet and historian who teaches cultural studies and intellectual history at the University of British Columbia. He is the editor of Volume 4 of this series: Humanity, Society and Commitment. Kari Polanyi Levitt is Professor Emeritus at McGill University, Montreal. She co-founded the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University, Montreal and edited the first volume of this series: The Life and Work of Karl Polanyi.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The great transformation from 1920 to 1990 3
Ch. 2 Globalization and Haute finance - deja vu? 12
Ch. 3 The continuing crisis of democracy 32
Ch. 4 The case for control over cross-border capital flows 47
Ch. 5 Re-reading Polanyi : towards a second great transformation? 60
Ch. 6 Conditions for re-launching development 73
Ch. 7 Vision and expression : literature and The great transformation 85
Ch. 8 On the economic implications of (mis)understanding markets in transition countries 108
Ch. 9 From planned economy to market economy in the former East Berlin 116
Ch. 10 Survival strategies in post-1989 Bulgaria 132
Ch. 11 Changing modes of economic integration in Bulgarian history 146
Ch. 12 Financial stabilization and social destabilization in Hungary 160
Ch. 13 The privatization of the state : the British experience 135
Ch. 14 Of social spaces, citizenship, and the nature of power in the world economy 192
Ch. 15 Individualism, identities and inclusionary citizenship in western political culture 213
Ch. 16 The constitution of work time 224
Ch. 17 Democratizing capital : alternatives to market-led transition 234
Ch. 18 Reciprocity and the informal economy in Latin America 246
Ch. 19 Ilona Duczynska : sovereign revolutionary 255
Ch. 20 Ilona Duczynska and Austro-Marxism 265
Ch. 21 This is the voice of radio Schutzbund! 272
Ch. 22 From girl revolutionary to old dissident 275
Ch. 23 From Central Europe, three friends remember 281
Ch. 24 The Polanyis discover a poet 288
Ch. 25 The early formation of Karl Polanyi's ideas 295
Ch. 26 "I first met Karl Polanyi in 1920 ..." 302
Ch. 27 Letter to a friend, 1925 316
Ch. 28 Karl Polanyi, Ozkar Jaszi, at the Becsi Magyar Ujsag 319
Ch. 29 Editorial meetings of the Oesterreichischer Volkswirt (1928) 325
Ch. 30 Vorgartenstrasse 203 : extracts from a memoir 328
Ch. 31 Mechanisms of the world economic crisis 1931-1933 347
Ch. 32 "Old, badly peeled, half-raw potatoes" and Peter F. Drucker's other myths about Karl Polanyi 359
Ch. 33 Tracing Polanyi'a institutional political economy to its Central European source 378
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