Monthly Archives: December 2020

Top 10 Most-read Economic Sociology and Political Economy Posts of 2020

This holiday season looks, and feels, different. As 2020 comes to an end, probably many of us have never greeted the new year with so much hope, despite all concerns and some skepticism. Anyway, I’m sending you and your loved … Continue reading

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‘American Bonds’ by Sarah Quinn — The Best Book in Economic Sociology and Political Economy for 2020

The ES/PE global academic community is pleased to announce the granting of the Best Book in Economic Sociology and Political Economy Award for 2020 to Sarah Quinn‘s superb, enlightening, thoroughly researched and engagingly written American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a … Continue reading

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Corporate Bodies Have No Soul

William Hazlitt (1778 – 1830) was an English essayist, writer, and social commentator. He is considered one of the greatest masters of the English language, but despite his very high standing among historians of literature and art, his work is … Continue reading

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Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

by Johannes Petry* When one thinks of China, burgeoning capital markets – the epitomisation of free market capitalism – are certainly not the first thing that spring to mind. By 1989, capital markets did not even exist in China. But … Continue reading

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Great academic opportunities: 11 calls for papers, 8 jobs, 6 postdocs, 2 PhD fellowships, 2 visiting posts, 2 prizes

Dear ES/PE community member, see below a list of great academic opportunities:  11 calls for papers for conferences and special issues, 8 job openings, 6 post-doc positions, 2 PhD fellowships, 2 visiting posts, and 2 prizes in various areas of … Continue reading

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