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Wolfgang Streeck

Wolfgang Streeck (Lengerich, 1946) is Emeritus director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. Considered as one of the contemporary heirs of the “critical theory”, he studied sociology at the Goethe University Frankfurt with Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer and Jürgen Habermas. Moreover, he pursued graduate studies in the same discipline at Columbia University between 1972 and 1974. Recent publications include Buying Time. The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism [Verso Books, 2014] and How Will Capitalism End?: Essays on a Failing System [Verso Books, 2016]. More information about him and his scholarship are available on his personal website: https://wolfgangstreeck.com/

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