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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00
This book is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the essential relationship between markets and morals. Smith, Burke and Marx, Durkheim, Polyani and Hayek - all sought to situate market exchange and property-based acquisitiveness in the broader context of human interaction and social values. This framework of interdependence and ethics embeds... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 42.99
Miriam Flickinger investigates the stock market reaction to divestiture announcements from an institutionally-based perspective. Using meta-analytic procedures, the author extends the present financially dominated understanding of divestiture performance implications. She shows that divestitures are socially embedded when the value of a firm?s divestiture... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 146.38
Die Aufrechterhaltung der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und die Anpassung an strukturelle Rahmenbedingungen konfrontieren zunehmend mehr Gesellschaften mit Aspekten der Unternehmensrestrukturierung und somit der Steuerung der Unternehmensentwicklung. Die finanzierenden Kreditinstitute werden in diesem Kontext oft mit möglichem Wertberichtigungsbedarf belastet... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 27.44
Die Beiträge dieses Bandes diskutieren die aktuellen Diskursverschiebungen der Kapitalismusanalyse und -kritik, die auf die ?neoliberale? Transformation des kapitalistischen Systems antworten. Sie lassen sich dabei von der Frage leiten, wie eine theoretisch schlüssige und praktisch aussichtsreiche Kapitalismuskritik zu konzipieren ist, nachdem die... more...
- The New Press 2011; US$ 18.99
Evil Paradises, edited by Mike Davis and Daniel Bertrand Monk, is a global guidebook to phantasmagoric but real places?alternate realities being constructed as utopias? in a capitalist era unfettered by unions and state regulation. These developments?in cities, deserts, and in the middle of the sea?are worlds where consumption and inequality surpass... more...
- Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 17.95
The recent global economic downturn has affected nearly everyone in every corner of the globe. Its vast reach and lingering effects have made it difficult to pinpoint its exact cause, and while some economists point to the risks inherent in the modern financial system, others blame long-term imbalances in the world economy. Into this debate steps... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 9.95 US$ 6.96
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...
- Regnery Publishing 2007; US$ 19.99
Most commonly accepted economic "facts" are wrong Here's the unvarnished, politically incorrect truth. The liberal media and propagandists masquerading as educators have filled the world--and deformed public policy--with politically correct errors about capitalism and economics in general. In The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to Capitalism, myth-busting... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Das Kapital , Karl Marx's seminal work, is the book that above all others formed the twentieth century. From Kapital sprung the economic and political systems that at one time dominated half the earth and for nearly a century kept the world on the brink of war. Even today, more than one billion Chinese citizens live under a regime that proclaims... more...