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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99
The financial crisis that began in 2008 and its lingering aftermath have caused many intellectuals and politicians to question the virtues of capitalist systems. The 19 original essays in this Handbook, written by leading scholars from Asia, North America, and Europe, analyze both the strengths and weaknesses of capitalist systems. The volume opens... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
The 2008 global crisis, unemployment, lack of retirement funds, bank bailouts... today, the "economy" is on everyones mind. But what makes this rather opaque concept work? This collection of essays seeks out the answer by exploring contemporary capitalism from a variety of theoretical perspectives and by confronting the economy as a... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 80.00
The days of boom and bubble are over, and the time has come to understand the long-term economic reality. Although the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, hopes for a new phase of rapid economic expansion were quickly dashed. Instead, growth has been slow, unemployment has remained high, wages and benefits have seen little improvement, poverty... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2011; US$ 65.00
Humanity in the twenty-first century is facing what might be described as its ultimate environmental catastrophe: the destruction of the climate that has nurtured human civilization and with it the basis of life on earth as we know it. All ecosystems on the planet are now in decline. Enormous rifts have been driven through the delicate fabric of the... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 47.99
Wohlfahrtsstaaten sind mehr als ein Ensemble sozialpolitischer Programme und rechtlicher Vorschriften. Sie bestehen gewissermaßen aus dem Fleisch und Blut von Gebilden bzw. Akteuren, die indem sie gezielt auf die Wohlfahrt der Bevölkerung bezogene Leistungen vorhalten soziale (und gesundheitsbezogene) Daseinsvorsorge konkret... more...
- Monthly Review Press 1966; US$ 75.00
This landmark text by Paul Baran and Paul Sweezy is a classic of twentieth-century radical thought, a hugely influential book that continues to shape our understanding of modern capitalism. This book deals with a vital area of economics, has a unique approach, is stimulating and well written. It represents the first serious attempt to extend... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
Consistency and Viability of Capitalist Economic Systems develops an original analytical framework to understand the relationship between the economic, political, and ideological structures, the external environment, and the process of reform that give rise to certain economic systems by establishing consistency. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 9.95
This chapter from The Death of Capital is a call for change that discusses projects and initiatives to rejuvenate the economy and provide a basis for sustained growth. We have developed a regulatory system that does exactly the opposite of what it should be doing-favors speculation over production; obscurity over transparency. This chapter addreses... more...
- Routledge 2002; US$ 180.00
This book explains the debate over the Cambridge controversies of the 1960s and 1970s. In a compelling and comprehensive argument Birner discusses the main contributions to the controversy in a series of case studies. more...