Debating Varieties of Capitalism: A Reader

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Peter Hall and David Soskice's Varieties of Capitalism has become a seminal text and reference point across the social sciences, generating debate and research around political-economic models. Here, Bob Hancke presents the key readings on 'Varieties of Capitalism', including the original Halland Soskice introduction, which encompass the key issues in the study of capitalism and capitalist diversity, its origins, and the debates that followed it. Beginning with the broad theoretical arguments around the idea of 'Varieties of Capitalism', the book then goes on to focus on specificempirical controversies, before finally considering recent attempts at rethinking this influential framework. The Debating Varieties of Capitalism Reader is the perfect guide to understanding this set of ideas that have changed the way we look at comparative political economy.

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Peter Hall and David Soskice's Varieties of Capitalism has become a seminal text and reference point across the social sciences, generating debate and research around political-economic models. Here, Bob Hancke presents the key readings on 'Varieties of Capitalism', including the original Halland Soskice introduction, which encompass t...

Bob Hancke is a Reader in European Political Economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Previous appointments were at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, at the J.F. Kennedy School and the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, as a Jean Monnet Fellow at the EUI in Florence, and as a doctoral researcher a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:October 3, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Bob Hancke: Introducing the DebatePart 1: Capitalist Diversity1. Peter A. Hall and David Soskice: An Introduction to Varieties of Capitalism2. Colin Crouch: Typologies of Capitalism3. Wolfgang Streeck and Kathleen Thelen: Institutional Change in Advanced Political EconomiesPart 2: Debating Varieties of Capitalism4. Peter Hall and Daniel W. Gingerich: Varieties of Capitalism and Institutional Complementarities in the Macro-Economy: An Empirical Analysis5. Lane Kenworthy: Institutional Coherence and Macroeconomic Performance6. Steven Casper, Mark Lehrer, and David Soskice: Can High-Technology Industries Prosper in Germany? Institutional Frameworks and the Evolution of the German Software and Biotechnology Industries7. Mark Zachary Taylor: Empirical Evidence Against Varieties of Capitalism's Theory of Technological InnovationPart 3: Rethinking Varieties of Capitalism8. Peter Hall and Kathleen Thelen: Institutional Change in Varieties of Capitalism9. Bob Hancke, Martin Rhodes, and Mark Thatcher: Beyond Varieties of Capitalism