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Comparative political economy, states, markets and global capitalism, Ben Clift - pbk

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Machine generated contents note:1. ǂt Introduction: The Focus and Rationale of the Book -- The aims of the book -- What is political economy? -- What is comparative political economy? -- Comparative political economy and the global dimension -- The rationale, organization and focus of the book -- How to use the book -- 2. ǂt Comparative Political Economy: Lineages from Classical Political Economy, Linkages to International Political Economy -- Introduction -- Disciplinary politics and classical political economy -- Why is the history of political economy so important for contemporary comparative political economy? -- Comparative political economy: the core insights -- Comparative political economy: linkages to international political economy -- Conclusion: conceptions of the market, disciplinarity and political economy -- 3. Capitalism and Classical Political Economy -- Introduction -- Classical political economy and capitalism -- Adam Smith and classical liberal political economy -- Economic nationalist political economy -- Marxian political economy -- Conclusion -- 4. Disciplinary Politics and the Genealogy of Comparative Political Economy -- Introduction -- Disciplinary politics -- To generalize or not to generalize? The origins of the rift in political economy -- The debate on method in political economy: the German Historical School -- The debate on method in political economy: Marx and historical materialism -- The debate on method in political economy: marginalist political economy -- The Methodenstreit and comparative political economy -- Comparative political economy after the Methodenstreit -- Comparative political economy and debates over the role of the state in the economy: Keynes and Hayek -- Conclusion -- 5. ǂt Institutional Analysis and Comparative Political Economy -- Introduction -- The argument: capitalism, political economy and institutions -- Institutionalisms, path dependency and comparative capitalisms -- Individuals and the institutional and social context: determinist temptations -- The functionalist temptation and institutional complementarity -- Institutional analysis and political economic change -- Historical institutionalism revisited: ideational institutionalism -- Institutionalism and capitalist convergence -- Conclusion: institutions and capitalism -- Comparative political economy and methodological pluralism -- How to compare: the logic of comparative analysis -- The logic of comparative research design -- Conclusion -- 13. t Conclusion -- Disciplinary politics and classical political economy -- Methodological pluralism and comparative political economy -- Comparative political economy: the core insights -- Recurrent substantive themes for 21st-century comparative political economy -- Comparative political economy: the road ahead
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xvii, 372 p. ;, 24 cm
Isbn
9780230555174

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