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- 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$ 9.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 67.99
This book proposes a comparative analysis of modern capitalism. It identifies five different types of modern economies: the market-based economies, Asian capitalism, the Continental European model, the social democratic economies, and the Mediterranean model. It presents their main institutional characteristics and relates the different models their... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 59.99
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...