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Capital. Capitalism

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  • Regulatory Capitalismby J. Braithwaite

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Contemporary societies have more vibrant markets than past ones. Yet, they are more heavily populated by private and public regulators. This book explores the features of such a regulatory capitalism, its tendencies to be cyclically crisis-ridden, ritualistic and governed through networks. more...

  • The Free-Market Innovation Machineby William J. Baumol

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Why has capitalism produced economic growth that so vastly dwarfs the growth record of other economic systems, past and present? Why have living standards in countries from America to Germany to Japan risen exponentially over the past century? William Baumol rejects the conventional view that capitalism benefits society through price competition--that... more...

  • Capital and Exploitationby John Weeks

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.50

    Professor Weeks proposes that the key to Marx's critique of capitalist society is the labor theory of value. A commodity-producing society, he argues, necessarily gives rise to a capitalist society, so that commodity production and the exploitation of labor are inseparably linked. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses... more...

  • Finance After Armageddonby Michael E. Lewitt

    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...

  • Capitalism's Achilles Heelby Raymond W. Baker

    Wiley 2005; US$ 42.50

    For over forty years in more than sixty countries, Raymond Baker has witnessed the free-market system operating illicitly and corruptly, with devastating consequences. In Capitalism’s Achilles Heel , Baker takes readers on a fascinating journey through the global free-market system and reveals how dirty money, poverty, and inequality are inextricably... more...

  • Making Capitalism Fit For Societyby Colin Crouch

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Cambridge Controversies in Capital Theoryby Jack Birner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    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. He gradually develops a methodological model of idealizations that explains both the progress of the debate and the historical ironies... more...

  • The Marketby John O'Neill

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    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...

  • Social Economyby Clark Everling

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 210.00

    Contrary to much Marxist thought, Everling does not view socialism as an antithesis to capitalism, and argues that socialism is, among other things, an objective development of capitalism. As capitalism develops it creates the premises for social development which are also the bases for a socialist and democratic construction of society. Drawing on... more...

  • Fundamental Institutions of Capitalismby Ernesto Screpanti

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism presents a radical institutional approach to the analysis of capitalism. Ernesto Screpanti puts forward a number of provocative arguments that expose common ground in both neoclassical and Marxist orthodoxies. It will appeal to a broad audience of social scientists including advanced students and professionals... more...