By Ngai-Ling Sum, Bob Jessop

This attention-grabbing quantity bargains a critique of contemporary institutional and cultural turns in heterodox economics and political financial system. utilizing seven case reviews as examples, the authors discover how examine on feel- and meaning-making can deepen severe reviews in political economic system, illuminating its function in critiquing the explicit different types, contradictions and crisis-tendencies of capitalism.

Parts I and II supply a starting place in institutionalism, foreign political economic climate and historic semantics, sooner than introducing an unique account of feel- and meaning-making and its function in remaking social kin. This account connects the evolution of either fiscal and extra-economic ideas to dispositives (problem-oriented social fixes), associations, and capitalist restructuring. In elements III and IV, particular case experiences reveal how this new study software could be utilized to matters akin to competitiveness, the knowledge-based financial system, governmental applied sciences, institutional and spatio-temporal fixes and main issue management.

Scholars and scholars of heterodox, cultural, political and institutional economics will locate this publication a complete and illuminating addition to their libraries.

Contents: Preface advent half I: The trademarks, Logics and bounds of Institutional and Cultural Turns: demanding situations and Responses 1. Institutional Turns and past in Political economic system 2. Cultural Turns and past in Political economic climate three. Semiotics for Cultural Political economic climate half II: in the direction of a Post-Disciplinary Cultural Political economic climate four. among Scylla and Charybdis: finding Cultural Political economic climate five. Elaborating the Cultural Political financial system learn schedule: Selectivities, Dispositives and the construction of (Counter-)Hegemonies half III: Reimagining and Institutionalizing aggressive Governance: Narratives, innovations and Struggles 6. A Cultural Political financial system of Variegated Capitalism 7. A Cultural Political financial system of Competitiveness and the Knowledge-based economic system eight. The creation of a Hegemonic wisdom model: Competitiveness Discourses and Neoliberal Developmentalism nine. Competitiveness Clusters, Wal-Martization and the (Re)making of company Social tasks 10. Competitiveness wisdom manufacturers and repair Governance: The Making of Hong Kong's Competitiveness Integration (Dis)order half IV: Financialization, monetary problem and Reimaginations eleven. quandary Construals and quandary restoration within the North Atlantic monetary trouble 12. The North Atlantic monetary situation and hindrance restoration: (Trans-)national Imaginaries of 'BRIC' and Subaltern teams in China half V: Consolidating Cultural Political financial system: From Pre-theoretical instinct to Post-Disciplinary perform thirteen. Implications for destiny examine in and on Cultural Political economic climate References Index

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