Credit money, fiat money, and currency pyramids: Reflections on the financial crisis and sovereign debt

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Credit money, fiat money and currency pyramids: reflections on financial crisis and sovereign debt’, in G. Harcourt and J. Pixley, eds, Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money, Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 248-72, 2013. This is the final draft of a…

The North Atlantic Financial Crisis and Varieties of Capitalism: a Minsky and/or Marx Moment? And perhaps Max Weber too?

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here:  ‘The North Atlantic financial crisis and varieties of capitalism: a Minsky moment and/or a Marx moment? And perhaps Weber too?’ in S. Fadda and P. Tridico, eds, Financial Crisis, Labour Markets and Institutions, London: Routledge, 40-59, 2013. This chapter poses…

Finance-Dominated Accumulation and Post-Democratic Capitalism  

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here:  ‘Finance-dominated accumulation and post-democratic capitalism’, in S. Fadda and P. Tridico, eds, Institutions and Economic Development after the Financial Crisis, London: Routledge, 83-105, 2013.  This chapter revisits the argument, advanced by advocates and critics of capitalism alike, if somewhat hyperbolically,…

Narratives of Crisis and Crisis Response: Perspectives from North and South

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Narratives of crisis and crisis response: perspectives from North and South’, in P. Utting, S. Razavi, and R.V. Buchholz, eds, The Global Crisis and Transformative Change, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 23-42, 2012.   Introduction This chapter explores attempts by different social…

A Cultural Political Economy of Competitiveness and Its Implications for Higher Education

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here:  ‘A cultural political economy of competitiveness and its implications for higher education’, in B. Jessop, N. Fairclough, and R. Wodak, eds, Education and the Knowledge-Based Economy in Europe, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 11-39, 2008. ***   The target is to establish…

A Cultural/Cultureal Political Economy Perspective on Crises of Crisis Management: the Limits of Governance

Source: http://dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/schools-and-departments/leicester-business-school/politics-and-public-policy/news/2014/world-renowned-political-expert-to-deliver-annual-lecture.aspx *** An internationally-acknowledged expert on state theory and political economy will be sharing his fascinating insights at a public lecture being delivered at De Montfort University next month. Professor Bob Jessop, described as “one of the most outstanding and influential contemporary exponents of state theory”, is delivering the Department of Politics and Public Policy‘s…

Towards a Cultural International Political Economy: Post-Structuralism and the Italian School

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Towards a cultural international political economy: post-structuralism and the Italian School’, (co-authored with N-L. Sum) in M. de Goede, ed., International Political Economy and Post-Structural Politics, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 157-76, 2006. *** By: Bob Jessop and Ngai-Ling Sum This chapter seeks…

Economic Imaginaries and Economic Transformation

In a lecture prepared for the Institute for Advanced Studies, Bob Jessop, Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University, will face the anthropological concept of culture in the study of economic development and consider its usefulness. Bob Jessop advocates a different approach to culture and development, taken from the “cultural political economy.” It emphasizes the role…