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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 14.99
Innerhalb der neuen Buchreihe sollen die großen Themen unserer Gesellschaft Raum zur Entfaltung und einen Ort zur Diskussion finden, um neue Impulse für Politik, Wissenschaft und Zivilgesellschaft zu geben. Darin wird wissenschaftliche Expertise vereint mit neuen Standpunkten Politik und Praxis. Im Kern steht vor allem die Suche nach Alternativen,... more...
- 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...
- Monthly Review Press 2014; US$ 25.00
For more than half a century, the Socialist Register has brought together some of the sharpest thinkers from around the globe to address the pressing issues of our time. Founded by Ralph Miliband and John Saville in London in 1964, SR continues their commitment to independent and thought-provoking analysis, free of dogma or sectarian positions. ... more...
- AMACOM 2015; US$ 4.95
p>With the fall of the Berlin Wall, one economic model emerged triumphant. Capitalism?spanning a spectrum from laissez faire to authoritarian?shapes the market economies of all the wealthiest and fastest-growing nations. But trouble is cracking its shiny veneer. In the U.S., Europe, and Japan, economic growth has slowed down. Wealth is concentrated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Drawing on the work of the Austrian School and its heirs, Capital in Disequilibrium develops a modern, systematic version of capital theory in order to suggest a new approach to the subject of economics. Original and provocative in his reflection, Lewin offers both a new approach and an accessible discussion of one of the most important, but also... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95
Following the failure of 'really existing socialism' in Eastern Europe and Asia, the market is now generally perceived, by Left and Right, to be supreme in any rational economic system. The current debate now focuses on the proper boundaries of markets rather than the system itself. This book examines the problems of defining these boundaries for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
This book explains the debate over the Cambridge controversies of the 1960s and 1970s. In a compelling and comprehensive argument, Birner discusses the main contributions to the controversy in a series of case studies. He gradually develops a methodological model of idealizations that explains both the progress of the debate and the historical ironies... more...