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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...
- 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$ 39.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works ( Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie , including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History ; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations ) have been carefully edited and substantially translated to form a coherent... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Capitalism is the only complex system known to us that can provide an efficient and innovative economy, but the financial crisis has brought out the pernicious side of capitalism and shown that it remains dependent on the state to rescue it from its own deficiencies. Can capitalism be reshaped so that it is fit for society, or must we acquiesce to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
A book that will disturb the sleep of a good many scholars" Max Eastman F. A. Hayek's Introduction lays the groundwork for this study of the rise of the factory system in Great Britain. It also examines why historians have been so critical of capitalism and the factory system. The subsequent essays discuss why intellectuals have usually been antagonistic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95
Following the failure of 'really existing socialism' in Eastern Europe and Asia, the market is now generally perceived, by Left and Right, to be supreme in any rational economic system. The current debate now focuses on the proper boundaries of markets rather than the system itself. This book examines the problems of defining these boundaries for the... more...