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Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) returned to public discourse in the 1990s, when the Soviet Union imploded and globalization erupted. Best known for The Great Transformation, Polanyi’s wide-ranging thought anticipated twenty-first-century civilizational challenges of ecological collapse, social disintegration and international conflict, and warned that the unbridled domination of market capitalism would engender nationalist protective counter-movements. In Karl Polanyi and Twenty-First-Century Capitalism, Radhika Desai and Kari Polanyi Levitt bring together prominent and new thinkers in the field to extend the boundaries of our understanding of Polanyi's life and work. Kari Polanyi Levitt's opening essay situates Polanyi in the past century shaped by Keynes and Hayek, and explores how and why his ideas may shape the twenty-first century. Her analysis of his Bennington Lectures, which pre-dated and anticipated The Great Transformation, demonstrates how Central European his thought and chief concerns were. The next several contributions clarify, for the first time in Polanyi scholarship, the meaning of money as a fictitious commodity. Other contributions resolve difficulties in understanding the building blocks of Polanyi's thought: fictitious commodities, the double movement, the United States' exceptional development, the reality of society and socialism as freedom in a complex society. The volume culminates in explorations of how Polanyi has influenced, and can be used to develop, ideas in a number of fields, whether income inequality, world-systems theory or comparative political economy. Contributors: Fred Block, Michael Brie, Radhika Desai, Michael Hudson, Hannes Lacher, Kari Polanyi Levitt, Chikako Nakayama, Jamie Peck, Abraham Rotstein, Margaret Somers, Claus Thomasberger, Oscar Ugarteche Galarza.

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Edward Ashbee

structure and direction of the minority vote. It appears that there was a slight fall in the proportion of African-American voters (the constituency that gives the highest levels of backing to Democratic candidates) and, as a corollary, a slight increase in the proportions of Hispanic and Asian-American voters. More importantly, while some of the figures have been fiercely contested, and although Hillary Clinton still won very large majorities amongst the minority electorate, the exit polls suggest some significant swings to the Republicans among minorities when set

in The Trump revolt
Non-decisionism and state violence across temporal and geopolitical space from Bhutan to the United States
Odessa Gonzalez Benson, Yoosun Park, Francis Tom Temprosa, and Dilli Gautam

Security Administration (USSSA) ( 2016 ) ‘Program operations manual system: Time-limited eligibility for certain aliens’ [Online]. Available at (Accessed 1 October 2017). White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

in Statelessness, governance, and the problem of citizenship
Political differences yield to economic rivalry
James W. Peterson

the force are unlikely. Other nations such as Pakistan and Vietnam claim attention from both Russia and America, but interest in them wavers according to what issues are on the table. There is a certain symbolism wrapped up with the new emphasis of powers on the continent of Asia. America has looked both East across the Atlantic Ocean and West across the Pacific. Foreign-policy preoccupations often seem to vacillate from one side to the other. Both oceans offered a certain protection in the nation's early history, but with modern transportation and

in Russian-American relations in the post-Cold War world
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“The Father of Pan-Africanism”?
Aldon D. Morris

the relations of social classes to the means of production. His compatriot, Max Weber, on the other hand, argued that capitalism grew out of a rationalism peculiar to the West that was anchored in the Protestant work ethic. As Asian-American scholar Julian Go argued in 2016, these explanations share fundamental claims. Both argued that the causes of capitalism lay exclusively in Western Europe. In this view, people of colour across the world had played no role in producing capitalism, but had only reacted to its global reshaping of human societies. Both perspectives

in The Pan-African Pantheon
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‘other people’
Anna Killick

migration benefits ‘the economy’. Those who elaborate on the economic benefits of migration tend to express beliefs that can be categorised either as economic self-interest in the free movement within the EU or the benefit to ‘the economy’ as a whole. On the self-interest side, several Church district residents have worked abroad, in Asia, America and East Africa, for instance, and have children who work abroad including in Europe. Many of the younger interviewees echo Hill district participants’ talk of lessons in geography or history which taught them that migration

in Rigged
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Thomas R. Seitz

World.30 From a cold, rational perspective Leffler is quite right. However, from Washington’s perspective, communism was on the march in the world, especially in East and Southeast Asia. American policy-makers believed they were in a contest throughout the developing world, a contest that went beyond traditional ‘balance of power’ calculations. To secure the developing regions Washington felt compelled to debunk the seemingly ubiquitous notion that communism was Asia’s ‘wave of the future’. To do so, the Introduction 17 USA engaged in what it perceived to be a

in The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policy
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Immigrants and other outsiders
Bryan Fanning and Lucy Michael

Cultural Studies, 2005), p. 5. 31 M. Zhou, ‘Coming of age: the current situation of Asian American children’, Amerasia Journal , 25:1 (1999), 1–27. 32 B. S. Heisler, ‘The sociology of immigration: from assimilation to segmented integration, from the American experience to the global arena’, in C. B. Brettell and J. F. Hollifield (eds), Migration theory: Talking across Disciplines (New York: Routledge, 2000), pp. 77–96. 33 Alba and Nee, Remaking the American Mainstream

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands
Continuities and contradictions underpinning Amitai Etzioni’s communitarian influence on New Labour
Simon Prideaux

started to come to the fore. African Americans felt under threat from the continued influx of new immigrants. They resented the special status accorded to new immigrants, and this fueled ‘conflict with Hispanics and Asian Americans’. 25 Likewise, men and women were forming distinct groups, growing apart rather than continuing the 1950s’ idyll of two ‘human halves linked together

in The Third Way and beyond
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Edward Ashbee

. As a Brookings Institution report noted, productivity advances since the early 1980s dramatically reduced the manufacturing sector's capacity to create large-scale employment (Muro and Liu, 2016 ). 8 It has been argued the paleo-conservative focus upon an American identity structured around those descended from white Europeans was not only an assault upon Hispanics, African-Americans and Asian-Americans but was also anti-Semitic. Certainly, paleo references to the ‘Jewish lobby’ seemed to support these claims. 9 Paleo-conservative suspicions of Britain can

in The Trump revolt