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Capital. Capitalism

  • Capitalist Alternativesby Paul Dragos Aligica; Vlad Tarko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Drug War Capitalismby Dawn Paley

    AK Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    Drug Wars are good business. more...

  • What Adam Smith Knewby James R. Otteson

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 16.99

    What exactly is capitalism, and why do its advocates support it? What are the main objections to capitalism that have been raised by its critics? Are there moral reasons to support capitalism, or to oppose it? In this time of globalization and economic turbulence, these questions could not be more timely or more important. This book provides some... more...

  • Malign Velocitiesby Benjamin Noys

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • The Specter of Capitalby Joseph Vogl

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    In his brilliant interdisciplinary analysis of the global financial crisis, Joseph Vogl aims to demystify finance capitalism?with its bewildering array of new instruments?by tracing the historical stages through which the financial market achieved its current autonomy. Classical and neoclassical economic theorists have played a decisive role here.... more...

  • King Cottonby Sven Beckert; Annabel Zettel; Martin Richter

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 25.94

    Vor mehr als 250 Jahren wurde das Reich errichtet, in dem King Cotton herrscht. Krieg, Sklaverei und Ausbeutung standen an seiner Wiege. Während fremde Kulturen rücksichtslos zerschlagen wurden, häuften Händler im Zusammenspiel mit der Staatsgewalt enorme Vermögen an. Ein neues ökonomisches Prinzip begann seinen globalen Siegeszug. Sven Beckert, Professor... more...

  • The Capitalist Schemaby Christian Lotz

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The Capitalist Schema uses marxist philosophy to explain how money frames all social relations in our capitalist world and how money regulates and conditions social references to past and future social life. Consequently, modern life becomes ever more abstract and leveled, and all human desire becomes channeled towards profit and making money.... more...

  • Max Weber, China und die Medienby Siegfried Weischenberg; Dirk Kaesler

    Springer 2014; US$ 6.99

    In der ersten Studie werden Max Webers Anregungen fur eine Mediensoziologie im Rahmen von allgemeinen Uberlegungen zur Wissenschaftsforschung untersucht. Im Zentrum steht dabei die These, dass in einschlagigen Studien grundsatzlich die Bibliographie von Wissenschaftlern Vorrang haben sollte vor biographischen Details. In der zweiten Studie werden Max... more...

  • Sovereign Individuals of Capitalismby Bryan S. Turner; Nicholas Abercrombie; Stephen Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    In this sequel to their acclaimed The Dominant Ideology Thesis , the authors develop their analysis of the social and cultural underpinnings of modern capitalism. They confront a central assumption of western culture: namely, that the individual is sovereign, and that capitalism above all other economic forms depends on individualism. These ideas... more...

  • Making Capitalism Fit For Societyby Colin Crouch

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    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...