Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Social Structure of Prices

“It is not prices that determine everything, but everything that determines prices.” (Bourdieu 2005: 197) Bourdieu, Pierre. 2005. The Social Structures of the Economy. Polity Press *** Join Economic Sociology and Political Economy community via Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIn / Instagram / Tumblr / Reddit / Telegram

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Great academic opportunities: 25 calls for papers, 6 PhD fellowships, a post-doc position, a job opening, a grant

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of  great academic opportunities: 25 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some are partially or fully funded), 6 PhD fellowships, a post-doc position, a job opening, a research grant — … Continue reading

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B&B: Amartya Sen // Tulipmania // Sadie Alexander // Surveillance and Authoritarianism // The Mafia and weak state // New Working Class // ‘Smart’ city serves business

This time, especially worth reading and sharing articles: > There are two types of critiques of capitalism – moral and material. Amartya Sen combines the two effectively, demonstrating that the separation of our moral lives from our material concerns are … Continue reading

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Capitalism: A Journal of History and Economics

As we are living in the present when tragedy and farce mix and make the past look oracular, a new history of Capitalism must be introduced for the sake of the future. The new year brought with it a much-needed … Continue reading

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