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- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 23.32
The neo-liberalism that dominated economic thinking since the advent of Thatcher and Reagan is now seen to have serious flaws. Progressive Capitalism seeks to replace it with a new Progressive political economy, based on an analysis of why the growth rates of countries differ, and what firms have to do to achieve competitive advantage in today?s global... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 34.95
Capitalism as a global system barely allows the needs of the majority of the world's population to be met. Whether from an industrialized country such as the US or from South Africa, the need for an alternative can be felt all over the world. It is clear nowadays that, due to the non-democratic nature and inadequacies of capitalism, another system... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
It is commonly assumed that capitalism has created an a-emotional world dominated by bureaucratic rationality; that economic behavior conflicts with intimate, authentic relationships; that the public and private spheres are irremediably opposed to each other; and that true love is opposed to calculation and self-interest. Eva Illouz rejects these... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The global financial crisis has challenged many of our most authoritative economic ideologies and policies. After thirty years of reshaping the world to conform to the market, governments and societies are now calling for a retreat to a yet undefined new economic order. In order to provide a guide to what the twenty-first-century economy might look... more...
- PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Although information technology, immaterial production, financialization, and globalization have been trumpeted as inaugurating a new phase of capitalism that transcends its violent origins, this collection of essays by autonomist Marxist George Caffentzis argues that instead of being in a period of major social and economic novelty, the course of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
In Making Sense of Economics Edward Nell presents an unorthodox and original view of the current state of economic theory and policies. Deriding the general trend for 'econobabble', the author explains the reason why conventional wisdom in economics now seems irrelevant and looks to likely future scenarios. Entertaining throughout, Nell employs a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
How do markets work? This reader introduces the student to the workings of the market, explaining both the reasons for its success and its shortcomings. Throughout, the text encourages a critical approach demonstrating the diversity of market economies. In particular it explores: the social nature of market economies the range of approaches... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Human progress is heading toward collapse. There are converging ecological crises looming on the horizon: climate change, peak oil, water shortages, fish depletion and food scarcities. The world is on a collision course against the limits of the ecosystem. Modern societies are consuming, polluting and growing as if there is no tomorrow. Indeed, there... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 31.99
Im Zuge gegenwärtigen Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise sind die Wirtschaftswissenschaften und ihre gesellschaftliche Rolle stark in die Kritik geraten. Der publizistisch erfolgreichste Vorstoß ist dabei Joseph Vogls Band Das Gespenst des Kapitals. Er formuliert nicht nur eine Fundamentalkritik am wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Mainstream,... more...