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Auteur(s) : Polanyi, Karl (1886-1964)  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur

Titre(s) : For a new West [Texte électronique] : essays, 1919-1958 / Karl Polanyi ; edited by Giorgio Resta and Mariavittoria Catanzariti ; preface by Kari Polanyi Levitt

Publication : Cambridge, England ; Malden, Massachusetts : Polity, 2014

Description matérielle : 1 online resource (276 pages)

Note(s) : Includes index.
At a recent meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, it was reported that a ghost was haunting the deliberations of the assembled global elite - that of the renowned social scientist and economic historian, Karl Polanyi. In his classic work, The Great Transformation, Polanyi documented the impact of the rise of market society on western civilization and captured better than anyone else the destructive effects of the economic, political and social crisis of the 1930s. Today, in the throes of another Great Recession, Polanyi's work has gained a new significance. To understand the profound c.


Autre(s) auteur(s) : Resta, Giorgio (1973-....). Auteur ou responsable intellectuel  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur
Catanzariti, Mariavittoria. Auteur ou responsable intellectuel  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur
Levitt, Kari Polanyi. Auteur ou responsable intellectuel  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur


Sujet(s) : Histoire économique  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet


Numéros : ISBN 9780745684451

Notice n° :  FRBNF44399264 (notice reprise d'un réservoir extérieur)



Table des matières : Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Editors' Note and Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; Part I: Economy, Technology, and the Problem of Freedom; 1: For a New West*; 2: Economics and the Freedom to Shape Our Social Destiny*; 3: Economic History and the Problem of Freedom*; 4: New Frontiers of Economic Thinking*; Part II: Institutions Matter; 5: The Contribution of Institutional Analysis to the Social Sciences*; Money; 6: The Nature of International Understanding*; 7: The Meaning of Peace*; The Postulate of Peace; The Institution of War; The Pacifist Fallacy; The Tolerance Analogy
What Is to Replace War?The Reform of Consciousness; Pacifism and the Working-Class Movement; 8: The Roots of Pacifism*; 9: Culture in a Democratic England of the Future*; 10: Experiences in Vienna and America: America*; Some Striking Features of the Situation; Part III: How to Make Use of the Social Sciences; 11: How to Make Use of the Social Sciences*; Sciences Cannot Be Pooled; The Sovereignty of Man over Sciences; 12: On Political Theory*; 13: Public Opinion and Statesmanship*; 14: General Economic History*; 1 The Scope of the Advance; 2 The Reasons for the Change in Subject and Method
The collapse of the institutional set-up of the world economy3 Definite Direction of Advance; 4 Introduction; (A) Theoretical sources of the change; (B) Practical sources; 5 Primitive "Economics"; 6 Limitations of the Economic Interpretation of History; 15: Market Elements and Economic Planning in Antiquity*; 1 The oikos Controversy; 2 New Issues; Part IV: Crisis and Transformation; 16: The Crucial Issue Today A Response*; 1 The Economic Ideal; 2 Political-Historical Perspective; 3 The Crucial Issue Today; Acknowledgments; 17: Conflicting Philosophies in Modern Society*; LECTURE 1
I English and Continental Ideals of DemocracyII Liberty and Equality; III The Two Sources of Liberty; LECTURE 2; Laissez-Faire and Popular Government; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; LECTURE 3; Self-Sufficiency and International Trade; Introduction; The Origins of Self-Sufficiency; Autarky; LECTURE 4; Socialist Russia; 1; 2; LECTURE 5; The Corporative State in Italy and Austria; 1 What is the Truth about the Corporative State?; LECTURE 6; Party, State, and Industry in Nazi Germany; The Nature of the Emergency; The Fascist Challenge to Democracy; The Fascist Solution
18: The Eclipse of Panic and the Outlook of Socialism*I; II; 19: Five Lectures on the Present Age of Transformation: The Passing of the Nineteenth-Century Civilization*; Introduction: The Institutional Approach; The Conservative Twenties and the Revolutionary Thirties; The Theory of External Causation; The Facts; The International System; 20: Five Lectures on the Present Age of Transformation: The Trend toward an Integrated Society*; 1 The Separation of Politics and Economics; 2 A Price or Market Economy; 3 Society and the Market

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