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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2003; US$ 19.95
Wealth inequality, corporate welfare, and industrial pollution are symptoms-the fevers and chills of the economy. The underlying illness, says Business Ethics magazine founder Marjorie Kelly, is shareholder primacy: the corporate drive to make profits for shareholders, no matter who pays the cost. In The Divine Right of Capital, Kelly argues that... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 39.99
Actions taken by the United States and other countries during the Great Recession focused on restoring the viability of major financial institutions while guaranteeing debt and stimulating growth. Once the markets stabilized, the United States enacted regulatory reforms that ultimately left basic economic structures unchanged, and the political class... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; Not Available
?Im Zusammenhang mit den Finanzmarktturbulenzen rückte dieBedeutung des Liquiditätsrisikos und eines effizienten Liquiditätsrisikomanagements immer mehr in den Vordergrund. Dabei soll die Stabilität der einzelnen Banken und des gesamten Finanzsystems erreicht werden. Zudem hat die Finanzkrise gezeigt, dass die Angemessenheit der Eigenkapitalausstattung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In the most complete, accurate and accessible presentation of Karl Marx?s theory of capitalism to date, Johan Fornäs presents a guide for anyone who wants to understand how today?s crisis-ridden society has emerged and is able to sustain and intensify its own deep inner contradictions. Capitalism clearly explains these contradictions, which are... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
The paradox of the modern University is its unique position in society as both a knowledge-based machine and an economic global business model. This book examines the problems of this dual purpose as it impacts relationships between students and faculty; faculty and administrators; administrators and financial supporters as they struggle to find that... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 28.99
In this volume, noted economic historian Richard Grassby investigates the origins and evolution of the idea of capitalism to illustrate for readers the true nature, merits, and the future of capitalism. Grassby examines its numerous and often conflicting definitions, and he tests alternative models of capitalism against the historical record to establish... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 44.99
This book is written for individuals who want to learn about the philosophical foundations of political and economic freedom. It is an introduction and a guide to the principal theoretical ideas on liberty produced by the most influential and creative thinkers in history, with chapters on Adam Smith, Ludwig von Mises, and Carl Menger. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
We are told that this is a new world, with which old theories cannot cope. But the dynamic driving the current global transformation is not as new as our pundits and politicians pretend. The global market-place of our day may have little in common with the tamed welfare capitalism of the post-war period but it is uncannily reminiscent of the untamed... more...
- De Gruyter 2000; US$ 49.00
Der Autor bietet Studenten in den ersten Semestern des wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Studiums sowie Nebenfachhörern einen aktuellen Überblick über grundlegende ökonomische Zusammenhänge. Da bewußt auf eine analytische Darstellungsform verzichtet wurde, ist über den traditionellen Leser- und Hörerkreis eines Hochschullehrers hinaus aber jeder Interessent... more...