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Capital. Capitalism

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  • Finance After Armageddonby Michael E. Lewitt

    Wiley 2010; US$ 9.95

    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...

  • The Free-Market Innovation Machineby William J. Baumol

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.95

    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...

  • Handbuch Unternehmensrestrukturierungby Ulrich Hommel; Thomas C. Knecht; Holger Wohlenberg

    Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 199.00

    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...

  • Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change: New Ideas in the Tradition of Galbraithby B. Laperche; J.K. Galbraith; D. Uzunidis

    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...

  • The Institutionalization of Divestituresby Miriam Flickinger; Prof. Dr. Rolf Bühner

    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...

  • Making Capitalism Fit For Societyby Colin Crouch

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Malign Velocitiesby Benjamin Noys

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    We are told our lives are too fast, subject to the accelerating demand that we innovate more, work more, enjoy more, produce more, and consume more. That?s one familiar story. Another, stranger, story is told here: of those who think we haven?t gone fast enough. Instead of rejecting the increasing tempo of capitalist production they argue that we... more...

  • Max Weber on Capitalism, Bureaucracy and Religionby Stanislav Andreski

    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...

  • Metamorphosen des Kapitalismus - und seiner Kritikby Rolf Eickelpasch; Claudia Rademacher; Philipp Ramos Lobato

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    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 Commonwealthby Claudiu A. Secara

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 31.95

    Russia will compromise both models—the old communist orthodoxy and casino capitalism—then it can become the dominant power in a Eurasian commonwealth within a new world order quite different from what most Americans imagine.” — Booklist more...