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- 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...
- 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$ 44.36
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 28.31
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...