Capitalist Diversity on Europe's Periphery

  title={Capitalist Diversity on Europe's Periphery},
  author={Dorothee Bohle},

Setting the scene: collective bargaining under neoliberalism

Low infl ation, the domination of neoliberal market-based policies, untrammelled opportunities for capital to pursue profi t in an increasingly ‘open market’ and low levels of trade union density and

The political economy of neoliberalism in Brazil: towards a Polanyian approach

Abstract This article relies on a Polanyian-inspired theoretical framework to compare political economy strategies adopted by Brazilian governments after democratisation. Responding to competing

Financialization and state capitalism in Hungary after the Global Financial Crisis

Whereas the active role of the state in steering financialization is consensual in advanced economies, the financialization of emerging market economies is usually examined through the prism of

Il Mulino-Rivisteweb

Precarization via Digitalization? Work Arrangements in the On-Demand Platform Economy in Hungary and Slovakia

The central claim of the paper is that precarity in on-demand platform work is especially manifest in the dimensions of autonomy at work and of interest representation, while at the same time, it mitigates labor market segmentation between standard and non-standard workers as distinct groups of workers.

Neo-liberal subjectivities and the emergence of spiritual entrepreneurship: An analysis of spiritual development programs in contemporary Romania

This article analyzes the changes in industrial relations and labor market in Romania during the past two decades and explores the neo-liberal socialization devices that have emerged after the

Statecraft strategies and housing financialization at the periphery: Post-socialist trajectories in Russia and Poland

A new literature on housing and financialization has emerged in recent years, but scholars have yet to examine how political actors shape national trajectories of housing financialization. In this

Growth Models and Female Labor in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe

  • Sonja Avlijaš
  • Economics
    Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society
  • 2019
Eastern European women had the highest labor force participation in the world during socialism. With the onset of capitalism, significant shares of women permanently exited the labor market in some

The weakness of social dialogue in the Baltic countries: An employer-centric political economy perspective

Social dialogue is underdeveloped in the Baltic countries. This is often attributed to weak labour institutions and low mobilization, but I argue that employers’ motivation to engage in



Emerging Varieties of Capitalism in Transition Countries

This article analyzes patterns of economic coordination in Estonia and Slovenia, two postsocialist countries in Central and Eastern Europe, by using the varieties of capitalism (VOC) framework. The

Gender and the Development of Welfare Regimes

This paper builds on the idea that any further development of the concept of 'welfare regime' must incorporate the relationship between unpaid as well as paid work and welfare. Consideration of the

Capitalism by Democratic Design?: Democratic Theory Facing the Triple Transition in East Central Europe

CONVERGENCE THEORIES OF THE 1960S AND 1970S PREDICTED THAT THE two rival political-economic systems would more or less rapidly assimilate each other and inevitably move toward one another. The East

Hierarchical Market Economies and Varieties of Capitalism in Latin America*

Abstract The extensive scholarship on ‘varieties of capitalism’ offers some conceptual and theoretical innovations that can be fruitfully employed to analyse the distinctive institutional foundations

Gendering the Varieties of Capitalism: A Study of Occupational Segregation by Sex in Advanced Industrial Societies

This article explores the unintended gendered consequences of employment protection and vocational training systems. It develops a micrologic of skill investment by workers and employers to identify

Enlarging the Varieties of Capitalism: The Emergence of Dependent Market Economies in East Central Europe

This article enlarges the existing literature on the varieties of capitalism by identifying a third basic variety that does not resemble the liberal market economy or coordinated market economy