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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$ 165.00
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$ 54.99
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...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 18.95
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...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
Hailed as ?the guide to capitalism,? the New York Times bestseller Wealth and Poverty by George F. Gilder is one of the most famous economic books of all time and has sold more than one million copies since its first release. In this influential classic, Gilder explains and makes the case for supply-side economics, proves the moral superiority... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
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...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 80.00
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, poverty... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
Wohlfahrtsstaaten sind mehr als ein Ensemble sozialpolitischer Programme und rechtlicher Vorschriften. Sie bestehen gewissermaßen aus dem Fleisch und Blut von Gebilden bzw. Akteuren, die indem sie gezielt auf die Wohlfahrt der Bevölkerung bezogene Leistungen vorhalten soziale (und gesundheitsbezogene) Daseinsvorsorge konkret... more...
- Monthly Review Press 1966; US$ 75.00
This landmark text by Paul Baran and Paul Sweezy is a classic of twentieth-century radical thought, a hugely influential book that continues to shape our understanding of modern capitalism. This book deals with a vital area of economics, has a unique approach, is stimulating and well written. It represents the first serious attempt to extend... more...