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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
The paradox of the modern University is its unique position in society as both a knowledge-based machine and an economic global business model. This book examines the problems of this dual purpose as it impacts relationships between students and faculty; faculty and administrators; administrators and financial supporters as they struggle to find that... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 25.99
In this volume, noted economic historian Richard Grassby investigates the origins and evolution of the idea of capitalism to illustrate for readers the true nature, merits, and the future of capitalism. Grassby examines its numerous and often conflicting definitions, and he tests alternative models of capitalism against the historical record to establish... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 44.99
This book is written for individuals who want to learn about the philosophical foundations of political and economic freedom. It is an introduction and a guide to the principal theoretical ideas on liberty produced by the most influential and creative thinkers in history, with chapters on Adam Smith, Ludwig von Mises, and Carl Menger. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
We are told that this is a new world, with which old theories cannot cope. But the dynamic driving the current global transformation is not as new as our pundits and politicians pretend. The global market-place of our day may have little in common with the tamed welfare capitalism of the post-war period but it is uncannily reminiscent of the untamed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This edited volume offers the first critical engagement with one of the most provocative and controversial theories in political economy: the thesis that capital can be theorized as power and that capital is finance and only finance. The book also includes a detailed introduction to this novel thesis first put forward by Nitzan and Bichler in their... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 14.99
Drawing on his extensive knowledge of history, law, and economics, Richard Epstein examines how best to regulate the interface between market choice and government intervention—and find a middle way between socialism and libertarianism. He argues the merits of competition over protectionism and reveals the negative results that ensue when political... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
Mr Bloom has had a long and varied career encompassing Financial Services, the Army and Politics. He is one of the few members of the European Parliament anyone has ever heard of, with his speeches receiving over 1 million internet hits. Forthright, amusing and controversial his articles in Public Service Europe Magazine have been both witty and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
This volume is concerned with the re-evaluation and criticism of Capital itself. It is in three parts, each covering a specific area of Marxist theory. The first part contains an investigation into Marx?s theory of value and considers the types of questions and modes of analysis to which this theory leads. In the second part the nature and implications... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
Consumer capitalism dominates our economy, our politics and our culture. Yet there is a growing body of research from a range of disciplines that suggests that consumer capitalism may be past its sell-by date. Beyond Consumer Capitalism begins by showing how, for people in the developed world, consumer capitalism has become economically and environmentally... more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Samir Amin remains one of the world's most influential thinkers about the changing nature of North-South relations in the development of contemporary capitalism. In this highly prescient book, originally published in 1997, he provides a powerful analysis of the new unilateral capitalist era following the collapse of the Soviet model, and the apparent... more...