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- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 21.21
The days of boom and bubble are over, and the time has come to understand the long-term economic reality. Although the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, hopes for a new phase of rapid economic expansion were quickly dashed. Instead, growth has been slow, unemployment has remained high, wages and benefits have seen little improvement,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
Consistency and Viability of Capitalist Economic Systems develops an original analytical framework to understand the relationship between the economic, political, and ideological structures, the external environment, and the process of reform that give rise to certain economic systems by establishing consistency. more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 42.99
Philosophers of Capitalism provides an interdisciplinary approach, attempting to discover the feasibility of an integration of Austrian Economics and Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism. Edward W. Younkins supplies essays presenting the essential ideas of Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, and Ayn Rand, as well as scholarly essays discussing the theorists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works ( Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie , including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History ; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations ) have been carefully edited and substantially translated to form a coherent... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
Capitalism is the only complex system known to us that can provide an efficient and innovative economy, but the financial crisis has brought out the pernicious side of capitalism and shown that it remains dependent on the state to rescue it from its own deficiencies. Can capitalism be reshaped so that it is fit for society, or must we acquiesce to... 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 9.15
Die Kritik am Kapitalismus hat spätestens mit der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise eine Renaissance erfahren. Gibt es Grenzen des ökonomischen Wachstums? Sind kontrollierte Kapitalmärkte, ein gerechteres Steuersystem oder die Einführung eines bedingungslosen Grundeinkommens darauf gerechte Antworten? Diese und andere Fragen diskutieren die Sozialwissenschaftler... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16
Professor Weeks proposes that the key to Marx's critique of capitalist society is the labor theory of value. A commodity-producing society, he argues, necessarily gives rise to a capitalist society, so that commodity production and the exploitation of labor are inseparably linked. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses... more...