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After the Great ComplacenceFinancial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Mick Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This book addresses two important questions: first, why did financial innovation lead to the crisis in the banking sector that developed in 2007–8; and, second, why the political reform of finance ... More

Are Skills the Answer?The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More

The Associational EconomyFirms, Regions, and Innovation

The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This book explores important issues of corporate reorganization in the context of heightened global competition. Its special focus is upon how firms associate with regional milieux. Innovation is a ... More

Beyond Varieties of CapitalismConflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Bob Hancké, Martin Rhodes, and Mark Thatcher (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Since the early 1990s, Europe's economies have been facing several new challenges: the 1992 single market programme, the collapse of the Berlin wall and eastward enlargement, and monetary ... More

Business Systems and Organizational CapabilitiesThe Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Richard Whitley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Twenty-first century capitalism has been marked by an increasing international economic independence, and considerable differences between dominant economic systems of coordination and control. In ... More

Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Subramanian Rangan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Our quest for prosperity has produced great output but not always great outcomes. The list of concerns is growing and familiar. Fundamentally, when it comes to well-being, fairness, and the scope of ... More

Capitalist Diversity and ChangeRecombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Colin Crouch

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286652
eISBN:
9780191713354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286652.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Over the last decade, the neo-institutionalist literature on comparative capitalism has developed into an influential body of work. This book assesses this literature and proposes a major ... More

Changing Asian Business SystemsGlobalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Richard Whitley and Xiaoke Zhang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book examines the changing patterns of economic organization across Northeast and Southeast Asia against the backdrop of market liberalization, political changes and periodic economic crises ... More

The Consequences of the Global Financial CrisisThe Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The ... More

The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Modern constitutions are relatively recent instruments of rule and are closely associated with the formation of national states from the eighteenth century onwards. So what is this term doing in ... More

Constructing CapitalismsTransforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Roderick Martin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This book examines the construction of capitalisms in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania after 1989, within a national business systems framework. Four elements of capitalism are ... More

Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Jamie Peck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Amongst intellectuals and activists, neoliberalism has become a potent signifier for the kind of free-market thinking that has dominated politics for the past three decades. Forever associated with ... More

Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of MarketizationHow Shareholders gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France

Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization: How Shareholders gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France

Helen Callaghan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815020
eISBN:
9780191853517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

When two parties quarrel, the third rejoices, according to a well-known proverb. This book highlights the role of rejoicing “profiteers” in political efforts to expand market-based competition. ... More

Creating Silicon Valley in EuropePublic Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Steven Casper

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Through the 1990s and early 2000s, a strength of the United States economy has been its ability to foster large numbers of small innovative technology companies, a few of which have grown to dominate ... More

The Cultures of MarketsThe Political Economy of Climate Governance

The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Janelle Knox-Hayes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

This book explores the establishment of emissions trading as a form of environmental market-based governance in Australia, China, Europe, Japan, South Korea, and the United States. It argues that ... More

Digital Era GovernanceIT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

Government information systems are big business (costing over 1% of GDP a year). They are critical to all aspects of public policy and governmental operations. Governments spend billions on them — ... More

East Asian CapitalismDiversity, Continuity, and Change

East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Andrew Walter and Xiaoke Zhang (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This book brings together conceptual and empirical analyses of the evolving patterns of East Asian capitalism against the backdrop of global market integration and periodic economic crises since the ... More

Employment in the Lean YearsPolicy and Prospects for the Next Decade

Employment in the Lean Years: Policy and Prospects for the Next Decade

David Marsden (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199605439
eISBN:
9780191806803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605439.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Over the last fifteen years, the deregulation of Britain's labour market has led to economic growth, employment opportunities, and a more diverse workforce: the ‘fat years’. However, now as Britain ... More

Enterprising ChinaBusiness, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Linda Yueh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

China has undergone a remarkable transition over the past thirty years from a centrally planned economy to a more market-oriented one. The transformation of business in China has been correspondingly ... More

Europe and the Japanese ChallengeThe Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Europe and the Japanese Challenge: The Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Mark Mason

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292647
eISBN:
9780191684937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292647.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Japanese foreign direct investment surged into Western markets in the late 1980s provoking intense policy debates in Europe and America. How did the European authorities respond to this ‘Japanese ... More

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