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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 20 Citations 3,778 45 World Ranking 1468 National Ranking 812

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Capitalism
  • World War II
  • Law

His scientific interests lie mostly in Marxist philosophy, Social science, Economic sociology, Politics and Political economy. His research on Marxist philosophy also deals with topics like

  • Ruling class, which have a strong connection to Law and economics, State, Productive forces, Corporate liberalism and Reindustrialization,
  • Capitalism which connect with Epistemology, Political philosophy, Determinism and Argument. His Social science research focuses on Neoclassical economics and how it relates to Post-industrial society.

His Economic sociology research incorporates themes from Fictitious commodities and Subject. His Politics study incorporates themes from Government, Private sector, National innovation system and Industrial policy. His Political economy research includes elements of Foreign policy analysis, Interventionism, World War II and International finance.

His most cited work include:

  • From Poverty to Perversity: Ideas, Markets, and Institutions over 200 Years of Welfare Debate: (344 citations)
  • Postindustrial Possibilities: A Critique of Economic Discourse (284 citations)
  • Swimming Against the Current: The Rise of a Hidden Developmental State in the United States: (273 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Fred Block mostly deals with Political economy, Neoclassical economics, Economic system, Politics and Capitalism. His studies deal with areas such as State, Market fundamentalism, Development economics, Welfare and Economy as well as Political economy. His study on Economic system also encompasses disciplines like

  • Power, which have a strong connection to Epistemology,
  • Market economy which is related to area like Position.

His Politics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Productive forces, Government and Social science, Economic sociology, Social theory. His studies in Social science integrate themes in fields like Capital and Marxist philosophy. As a part of the same scientific family, Fred Block mostly works in the field of Capitalism, focusing on Argument and, on occasion, Foreign policy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Political economy (21.74%)
  • Neoclassical economics (14.78%)
  • Economic system (14.78%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Neoclassical economics (14.78%)
  • Political economy (21.74%)
  • Illusion (1.74%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Fred Block spends much of his time researching Neoclassical economics, Political economy, Illusion, Politics and Economic history. In his work, Social theory is strongly intertwined with Capitalism, which is a subfield of Neoclassical economics. He incorporates Political economy and Basic premise in his research.

Many of his research projects under Politics are closely connected to Global South with Global South, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His Democracy research incorporates elements of Neoliberalism, Epistemology, Orthodoxy and Market fundamentalism. In his research, Authoritarianism is intimately related to Power, which falls under the overarching field of Economic history.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Innovation and the Invisible Hand of Government (14 citations)
  • Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion (9 citations)
  • Karl Polanyi in an Age of Uncertainty (7 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Capitalism
  • World War II
  • Law

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Neoclassical economics, Capitalism, Positive economics, Ruling class and Law and economics. Neoclassical economics is often connected to Social theory in his work.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Polanyi Symposium: a conversation on embeddedness

Greta Krippner;Mark Granovetter;Fred Block;Nicole Biggart.
Socio-economic Review (2004)

341 Citations

Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Fred Block;Gosta Esping-Andersen.
Contemporary Sociology (2001)

233 Citations

The Geometry of Imperialism

Fred Block;Giovanni Arrighi.
Contemporary Sociology (1979)

56 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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