Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches

Editors: Coates, D. (Ed.)

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Though the emerging sub-discipline of comparative political economy is now rich in studies of different advanced capitalisms, it still lacks a systematic consideration of the organizing frameworks and methodologies underpinning those studies. This definitive volume outlines the two great debates currently shaping the analysis of advanced capitalism. It makes the case for a greater awareness of underlying theoretical issues in the design of empirical research, and demonstrates the value of exploring the interconnections between competing intellectual approaches.

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GREG ALBO Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, York University, UK BOB BRENNER Professor and Director, Center for Social Theory and Comparative History, University of California, USA STEVE BROADBERRY Professor of Economic History at the University of Warwick, UK VIVEK CHIBBER Assistant Professor Sociology, New York University, USA TRAVIS FAST Doctoral candidate in Political Science at York University, Toronto, Canada SAM GINDIN Packer Chair in Social Justice at York University, Toronto, Canada COLIN HAY Professor of Political Analysis, Research Director and Head of Department, Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Birmingham, UK MICHAEL KITSON Fellow of St. Catherine's College, Fellow at the Cambridge-MIT Institite (CMI) and at the Judge Institute, Associate Director of the CMI's National Competitiveness Network, and University Lecturer in Business Economics, UK MARTIJN KONINGS PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at York University, UK CATHIE JO MARTIN Professor of Political Science, Boston University, USA LEO PANITCH Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and Research Professor of Political Science at York University, Toronto, Canada JONAS PONTUSSON Professor of Government, Director of the Cornell Summer Program in International Business, and Advisor to the International Political Economy Program, Einaudi Center, Cornell University, USA

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'For more than two decades, the principal approaches to comparative political economy have largely talked past each other, operating within sealed theoretical paradigms. This indispensable volume is the first to bring the alternative approaches together in critical engagement. The result is both a fascinating exploration of how to analyse contemporary capitalism, and a fresh and important account of the dynamics and trajectories of capitalist development.' - Chris Howell, Professor of Politics, Oberlin College


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches
Editors
  • D. Coates
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-52272-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230522725
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-1886-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 300
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