The Great Transformation
  • Author : Karl Polanyi
  • Release Date : 28 March 2001
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 13 : 9780807056431
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Book Description: In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New introductory material reveals the renewed importance of Polanyi's seminal analysis in an era of globalization and free trade.

The Great Transformation

The Great Transformation

Author : Karl Polanyi
Publisher : Beacon Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New ...

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Genre : Religion
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Genre : Social Science
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Genre : Business & Economics
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