State capitalism(s) redux? Theories, tensions, controversies

  title={State capitalism(s) redux? Theories, tensions, controversies},
  author={Ilias Alami and Adam D. Dixon},
  journal={Competition \& Change},
  pages={70 - 94}
This article interrogates the notion of state capitalism, exploring the contributions and limits of the concept as a means of theorizing the more visible role of the state across the world capitalist economy. We critically synthesize the key arguments, outlining commonly cited properties and practices of state capitalism, in three bodies of literature: strategic management, comparative capitalism and global political economy. We find that the term not only lacks a unified definition, but… Expand
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