IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this book

Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century


  • Morgan, Glenn
    (Professor of International Management, Cardiff Business School, University of Cardiff)

  • Whitley, Richard
    (Emeritus Professor of Organizational Sociology, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester)


The early twenty-first century is witnessing both an increasing internationalization of many markets, firms, and regulatory institutions, and a reinforcement of the key role of nation states in managing economic development, financial crises, and market upheavals in many OECD and developing economies. Drawing on a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives from leading US and European scholars, this book analyses how capitalism and national capitalisms are changing in this context. It focuses on the economic rise of new countries such as the BRICs, the increasing influence of regional organizations such as the EU and NAFTA, and new forms of private and public international regulation. It also considers how states are adapting their economic policies and processes in this new environment, and the consequences of these adaptations for inequality and risk within different societies. These changes are linked to how firms are developing new strategies for organizing global value chains and the application of scientific knowledge to the commercialization of products in contexts where financial markets are becoming more uncertain and crisis prone, and where different groups are making new demands for more effective forms of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Drawing on examples from Europe, North and Latin America, and Asia, it illustrates the complex ways in which different forms of national capitalism are adapting and changing their institutions in response to international financial markets, the global financial crisis, the development of cross-border value chains, and expansion of multinational firms. Contributors to this volume - Ruth V. Aguilera, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Jennifer Bair, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA Steven Casper, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, Claremont, California, USA Ben Clift, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK. Colin Crouch, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK Marie-Laure Djelic, ESSEC, Paris, France Francesco Duina, Bates College (USA) & Copenhagen Business School (Denmark) Volkmar Gessner, University of Bremen, Germany Michel Goyer, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de Castro, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain Peer Hull Kristensen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Barbara Krug, Erasmus University, the Netherlands. Jun Ho Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Matthew Mahutga, University of California at Riverside, USA Glenn Morgan, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK Sigrid Quack, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany Grahame Thompson Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and Open University, UK. Andrew Tylecote, the Management School, University of Sheffield, UK. Richard Whitley, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK Cornelia Woll, Sciences-Po, Paris, France. Jihae You, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Suggested Citation

  • Morgan, Glenn & Whitley, Richard (ed.), 2012. "Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199694761.
  • Handle: RePEc:oxp:obooks:9780199694761

    Download full text from publisher

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    More about this item


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:oxp:obooks:9780199694761. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Economics Book Marketing). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.