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- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 9.99
Innerhalb der neuen Buchreihe sollen die großen Themen unserer Gesellschaft Raum zur Entfaltung und einen Ort zur Diskussion finden, um neue Impulse fur Politik, Wissenschaft und Zivilgesellschaft zu geben.?Darin wird wissenschaftliche Expertise vereint mit neuen Standpunkten Politik und Praxis. Im Kern steht vor allem die Suche nach Alternativen,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
We are told our lives are too fast, subject to the accelerating demand that we innovate more, work more, enjoy more, produce more, and consume more. That?s one familiar story. Another, stranger, story is told here: of those who think we haven?t gone fast enough. Instead of rejecting the increasing tempo of capitalist production they argue that we... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2014; US$ 25.00
For more than half a century, the Socialist Register has brought together some of the sharpest thinkers from around the globe to address the pressing issues of our time. Founded by Ralph Miliband and John Saville in London in 1964, SR continues their commitment to independent and thought-provoking analysis, free of dogma or sectarian positions. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
This book addresses the lack of academic and practical research into corporate venturing by examining the role of this activity as both a form of large firm-small firm collaboration and as an alternative source of equity finance for small firms. These issues are explored through surveys of independent fund managers, coporate executives and technology-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 219.00
Are Welfare States in crisis? Forty years after Gunnar Myrdal's seminal Beyond the Welfare State it is still little grasped in the 'reform' debate that the whole structure and economies of our societies are being transformed. This book reasserts the importance of a new employment and productive model - that of the 'associative economy' - which integrates... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 160.00
The most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the successes and failures of 27 countries post-communism transformation. Looking at life after the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, the book examines and contrasts why some countries have virtually completed their transformation to a liberal polity and economy, while others lag behind. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95
The research is founded on analyzing society in a manner consistent with classical Marxism. International in scope, the annual volumes deal primarily with economic and political issues and the unity between them. Both theoretical and empirical works are included. While published papers must be appropriate for developing class analysis of society, they... more...