This reading course deepens understanding of the history of economic thought, focussing on Karl Polanyi´s main oeuvre and socioeconomic approaches. It offers conceptual and methodological tools to relate economic theories to theories in other disciplines of social science.
Language of instruction
|Tuesday||03/05/19||03:00 PM - 06:00 PM||D2.0.330|
|Tuesday||03/26/19||03:00 PM - 06:00 PM||D2.0.330|
|Tuesday||04/02/19||03:00 PM - 06:00 PM||D2.0.330|
|Tuesday||05/14/19||03:00 PM - 06:00 PM||D2.0.330|
|Tuesday||05/28/19||03:00 PM - 06:30 PM||D2.0.330|
|Tuesday||06/04/19||03:00 PM - 06:30 PM||D2.0.330|
|Tuesday||06/18/19||03:00 PM - 06:30 PM||D4.0.047|
After finishing the course, students will be able to
* understand Karl Polanyi´s "The Great Transformation" in its historical context
* relate "The Great Transformation" and related socioeconic approaches to different economic theories and paradigms,
* apply Karl Polanyi´s approach and concepts to problems of socioecological development.
Missing one class (3 hours) is possible without justification. Missing a second class has to be justified. .
This reading course will be based on joint discussion of basic texts of economic thought, especially "The Great Transformation".
* regular oral synthesis of joint readings (10%)
* presentation of joint readings in class (20%)
* commenting of joint readings in class (20%)
* seminar paper relating The Great Transformation (and discussion in class) to the respective doctoral research project (50%)
91-100: excellent (1)
75-90: good (2)
60-74: satisfactory (3)
51-59: sufficient (4)
0-50- not sufficient (5)
Via E-Mail: andreas.novy (at) wu.ac.at