A Cultural Political Economy of Competitiveness and Its Implications for Higher Education

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here:  ‘A cultural political economy of competitiveness and its implications for higher education’, in B. Jessop, N. Fairclough, and R. Wodak, eds, Education and the Knowledge-Based Economy in Europe, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 11-39, 2008. ***   The target is to establish…

The Capitalist State and the Rule of Capital: Problems in the Analysis of Business Associations

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The capitalist state and the rule of capital: problems in the analysis of business associations’, West European Politics, 6 (2), 139-62, 1983. *** This paper explore some theoretical problems involved in making an adequate empirical analysis of employers’ organizations and…

Multilevel Governance and Multilevel Metagovernance

Changes in the EU as Integral Moments in the Transformation and Reorientation of Contemporary Statehood   This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Multi-level governance and multi-level meta-governance’, in I. Bache and M. Flinders, eds, Multi-Level Governance, Oxford: OUP, 49-74, 2004. *** This chapter develops a strategic-relational…

Changes in Welfare Regimes and the Search for Flexibility and Employability

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here:  ‘Changes in welfare regimes and the search for flexibility and employability’, in H. Overbeek, ed., The Political Economy of European Unemployment: European Integration and the Transnationalization of the Employment Question, London: Routledge, 29-50, 2003. ***   This chapter argues that…

The State and the Contradictions of the Knowledge-Driven Economy

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The state and the contradictions of the knowledge-driven economy’, in J.R. Bryson, P.W. Daniels, N.D. Henry, and J. Pollard, eds, Knowledge, Space, Economy, London: Routledge, 63-78, 2000. *** Keywords: capitalism; knowledge; information economy; contradictions; state intervention; competitiveness; intellectual property; regulation…

The State and the Contradictions of the Knowledge-Driven Economy

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The state and the contradictions of the knowledge-driven economy’, in J.R. Bryson, P.W. Daniels, N.D. Henry, and J. Pollard, eds, Knowledge, Space, Economy, London: Routledge, 63-78, 2000. By: Bob Jessop Keywords: capitalism; knowledge; information economy; contradictions; state intervention; competitiveness; intellectual…