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Capital. Capitalism

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Capitalism and Its Alternativesby Chris Rogers

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    A concise and critical examination of capitalism, its alternatives, and how social and economic change might be achieved. more...

  • Tychastic Measure of Viability Riskby Jean-Pierre Aubin; Luxi Chen; Olivier Dordan

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book presents a forecasting mechanism of the price intervals for deriving the SCR (solvency capital requirement) eradicating the risk during the exercise period on one hand and measuring the risk by computing the hedging exit time function associating with smaller investments the date until which the value of the portfolio hedges the liabilities... more...

  • Global Capitalismby Hugo Radice

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The essays in this volume were published across the 1984-2011 period, and range across a variety of topics and approaches to investigate the changing nature of global capitalism as a social order. As such, they are a valuable and instructive account of the evolution of global capitalism and of the debates which sought to make sense of this; moreover,... more...

  • Die transzendentale Bewegung des dialektischen Materialismusby Kevin-Rick Doß

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.00

    Wirtschaftskrisen, Staatsbankrotte und eine immer weiter auseinanderklaffende Armutsschere - es ist eigentlich gar keine Frage mehr, ob man sich heutzutage erneut mit Karl Marx auseinandersetzen sollte. Trotzdem wird Marx in der wissenschaftlichen Forschung angesichts von Politik- und Kapitalinteressen weitestgehend außer Acht gelassen. Kevin-Rick... more...

  • Capital and Exploitationby John Weeks

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.50

    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...