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- Moral Economy Polanyi
- Twentieth Century: Society in the United States
- The spread of democracy in the 20th century
Moral Economy Polanyi
During the 20th century the number of countries possessing the basic political institutions of representative democracy increased significantly. What accounted for this rapid expansion of democratic institutions? A significant part of the explanation is that all the main alternatives to democracy—whether of ancient or of modern origins—suffered political, economic, diplomatic, and military failures that greatly lessened their appeal. With the victory of the Allies in World War I , the ancient systems of monarchy , aristocracy , and oligarchy ceased to be legitimate. Following the military defeat of Italy and Germany in World War II , the newer alternative of fascism was likewise discredited, as was Soviet-style communism after the economic and political collapse of the Soviet Union in — Accompanying these ideological and institutional changes were changes in economic institutions. Highly centralized economies under state control had enabled political leaders to use their ready access to economic resources to reward their allies and punish their critics.
Twentieth Century: Society in the United States
Although it was a peaceful and prosperous time, there were still issues within the social structure. The social classes of this era included the Upper class, Middle class, and lower class. Those who were fortunate enough to be in the Upper class did not usually perform manual labor. Instead, they were landowners and hired lower class workers to work for them, or made investments to create a profit. This class was divided into three subcategories: Royal, those who came from a royal family, Middle Upper, important officers and lords, and Lower Upper, wealthy men and business owners Victorian England Social Hierarchy.
It expanded the types of employment available and altered the ways that people lived on a day-to-day basis. During this time, new technologies changed both the economic and cultural foundation of America. World History Games. The PlayStation 3 controller is an input device used to control video games on the Sony PlayStation 3. Discoveries fed more discoveries. The second industrial revolution came in the early 20th century, when Henry Ford mastered the moving assembly line and ushered in the age of mass production.
The spread of democracy in the 20th century
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Principles of Economic Sociology. Karl Polanyi emphasized institutional contexts and paid relatively little attention to the moral dimension of. Keywords capital, class, embeddedness, hegemony, moral economy, Polanyi, Scott, Thompson. Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation.
Benedict Macon-Cooney. Modernity, as we currently understand it, was conceived in England in the mid-eighteenth century. Its progenitor: technology. The innovations that kickstarted the Industrial Revolution fostered modern democracy and led to the foundation of modern economies. They disrupted society, upending old structures, as well as building new ones.
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