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- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 49.00
In this collection authors from eight different countries, representing a wide variety of academic disciplines and theoretical perspectives, investigate the differing phases of capitalist development. They offer diverse and powerful analyses of the postwar boom, economic crises and globalization within this context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The book's objective is to explore the challenge of thinking methodically - in a theoretically and empirically informed way - about alternative forms of capitalism. What are the most effective ways to conceptualize the existing models of capitalism that have captured the public imagination and are currently floating around in the public debate? How... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
The paradox of the modern University is its unique position in society as both a knowledge-based machine and an economic global business model. This book examines the problems of this dual purpose as it impacts relationships between students and faculty; faculty and administrators; administrators and financial supporters as they struggle to find that... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 145.00
In today's vernacular, Marx outed capitalism well over a century ago, but his explanation has been both ignored and misinterpreted by not only his detractors but also by many socialists and even a considerable number of Marxists as well. Today we are experiencing the full impact and suffering the repercussions of capitalism's inherent need to become,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47
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...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 15.30
Renowned political economist Samir Amin, engaged in a unique lifelong effort both to narrate and affect the human condition on a global scale, brings his analysis up to the present?the world of 2013. The key events of our times?financial crisis, the emerging nations, globalization, financialization, political Islam, Euro?zone implosion?are related... more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Samir Amin remains one of the world's most influential thinkers about the changing nature of North-South relations in the development of contemporary capitalism. In this highly prescient book, originally published in 1997, he provides a powerful analysis of the new unilateral capitalist era following the collapse of the Soviet model, and the apparent... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 56.00
Beginning with the key changes brought about in the economy by advanced technology and organisational and institutional innovations, the author elucidates their impact on industrial systems, accumulation, firms and the processes of European integration. This approach enables the reader to establish the links in the conceptual jungle to real processes... 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...