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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 20.99
In Does Capitalism Have a Future?, a global quintet of distinguished scholars cut their way through to the question of whether our capitalist system can survive in the medium run. Despite the current gloom, conventional wisdom still assumes that there is no real alternative to capitalism. The authors argue that this generalization is a mistaken outgrowth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Brazil, Russia, India and China are four of the largest and most dynamic contemporary emerging economies in the world. Strong economic growth in each of these economies has been accompanied by the expansion of the advertising and consumer goods sectors. Using a series of country studies, this book explores the dynamics of global capitalism from the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
In this volume, Albert Hirschman reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests--so long condemned as the deadly sin of avarice--was assigned the role of containing the unruly and destructive passions of... 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 69.99
This authored monograph presents an unconventional approach to an important topic in economic theory. The author is an expert in the field of viability theory and applies this theory to analyze how an economy should be dynamically endowed so that it is economically viable. Economic viability requires an assumption on the joint evolution of transactions,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.20
Hauptbeschreibung Rund 10.000 Jahre Wirtschaftsgeschichte werden in diesem schlanken Buch konzise zusammengefasst - von der Sesshaftwerdung des Menschen und den Anfängen des Ackerbaus bis in die Spätantike. Je komplexer die Gesellschaftsformen wurden, die der Mensch hervorbrachte, umso wichtiger wurde die Sicherstellung der Versorgung der Gemeinschaft,... 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...