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- Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.31
You thought capitalism was permanent? Think again. David Harvey unravels the contradictions at the heart of capitalism-its drive, for example, to accumulate capital beyond the means of investing it, it's imperative to use the cheapest methods of production that leads to consumers with no means of consumption, and its compulsion to exploit nature... 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...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.50
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...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 89.00
This work addresses issues in the old and new political economy. Going back to Marx, Weber and Habermas, it concludes that social intellectuals still have to rise to the occasion, rather than assisting in the massive self-confirming prophecy that postmodernism threatens to become. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
John Kenneth Galbraith is an eminent economist and proponent of change. The contributors to the book further his analysis on the evolution of capitalism; taking into account changes to the general economic climate since the publication of J.K. Galbraith?s main thesis, they outline new ideas which form fertile ground for new research. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 31.95
Russia will compromise both modelsthe old communist orthodoxy and casino capitalismthen it can become the dominant power in a Eurasian commonwealth within a new world order quite different from what most Americans imagine. Booklist more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
The Capitalist?s Bible, edited by Gretchen Morgenson, an award-winning journalist with the New York Times, is the essential guide to capitalism and its many languages, customs, and practices. Including thinkers like Adam Smith, concepts like supply and demand, and developments like globalization, The Capitalist?s Bible is an essential... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00
This book describes China's encounter with capitalism from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century. It poses poignant questions in simple language, guides the reader through a complex literature and presents a unique point of view. more...