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Was Karl Polanyi wrong? Land, labor, and private authority in the global economy

by Tim Bartley* Karl Polanyi famously argued that land, labor, and money are “fictitious commodities.” They cannot be fully subjected to the dictates of the market without spurring backlashes that seek to re-embed them in society.  It is easy to … Continue reading

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Varieties of Capitalism classification is not applicable to Asia

“Asian business systems: institutional comparison, clusters and implications for varieties of capitalism and business systems theory” (open access paper) presents an institutional comparison of 13 major Asian business systems—China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Korea, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Economies: Islam, Globalization, and the Afterlife of Development

An innovative and surprising book Spiritual Economies: Islam, Globalization, and the Afterlife of Development by Daromir Rudnyckyj challenges widespread assumptions about contemporary Islam by showing how moderate Muslims in Southeast Asia are reinterpreting Islam not to reject modernity but to create a “spiritual economy” … Continue reading

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