3 edition of Understanding contemporary capitalism found in the catalog.
Understanding contemporary capitalism
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HB501 .M583 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011044195|
"The book excels in providing a comprehensive analytical framework for understanding large-scale social change Ruef makes excellent use of a wide range of data, including both historical census data and interviews with former slaves conducted by the Federal Writers' Project, to consider patterns of intergenerational status attainment. A reassessment of Foucault’s seminal work considering the dispositif, or deployment of sexuality, and his account of the transition to capitalism, in the History of Sexuality, Volume 1 (which is probably not how most people remember that book, but I’ll explain) seems crucial to making a judgment either way.
"The implications of Gupta’s view – and its flipping of the run-and-hide, shelter-in-place narrative – offer a promising new way to understand the relationship between modern capitalism and the dramatic improvements in human health we’ve experienced over a . To answer them, we had to revisit our previous analysis of employment and develop a more nuanced understanding of the economy. We spent months studying obscure history and comparing notes about how we experience exploitation in our daily lives, slowly hammering out a grand unified theory of contemporary capitalism.
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Well-articulated points, the book sounds like it could be a good primer for newbies. By David Kotz, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the author of The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism (Harvard University Press, ).
This is the first installment of a two-part series based on his book. Ranging from exploitation at work to the operations of modern finance, this book takes the reader through a fine-tuned introduction to Marx’s analysis of the modern economy.
Along the way, Thier combines theoretical explanation with contemporary examples to illuminate the inner workings of capitalism.
Understanding contemporary capitalism, and the major economic and political challenges that arise from it, continues to be our most urgent task as political economists. In the face of extreme imbalances of wealth and power, financial instability, and environmental degradation, there is an.
The best books for understanding our modern crises. The best books for understanding our modern crises. Ad Policy. Buy this book. Capitalism can play handmaiden to freedom on occasion. For. For understanding capitalism, you may read the book The Gospel of Wealth written by Andrew Carnegie.
Carnegie felt that law of competition is a capitalist society’s base. Hence, he said, just some rivals can – and must – control wealth.
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Moving from the local to the global with grace and conviction, Robinson traces the mutations in contemporary capitalism, showing how they have led to the rise of a truly globalized capitalist class and state apparatus.
A crowd-sourced list of 50 books that capture the spirit of breakthrough capitalism John Elkington for the Guardian Professional Network Tue 29. Adam Smith tends to be seen as the founder of capitalism and modern economics, but he was, first and foremost, a moral philosopher.
Dennis Rasmussen, author of The Infidel and the Professor—a book about Smith’s friendship with David Hume—selects the best books by and about Adam Smith. In an extraordinary blend of original theory and careful empirical work, we have possibly the most comprehensive structure since Marx's Capital, within which to understand and analyse the many inter-related processes that constitute modern advanced capitalism.
His book provides both deep understanding, and a platform on which to erect appropriate policies, with which to tackle the Reviews: Capitalism under the spotlight: six must-read books From s sci-fi to modern-day India via postcapitalism and work slaves, check out our.
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His book, "Capitalism in America," co-authored with Adrian Wooldridge chronicles the evolution of capitalism in the U.S. over the last years. There's a definite appeal for history buffs, but it's also great for readers wanting to learn more about the context behind major events in American economic history, such as the Great Depression and.
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Your next book is The Passions and The Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before its Triumph, by the great Albert O Hirschman. This is a great book. It traces the history of an idea that is central to our whole civilisation today. The idea is that human nature is basically unruly and destructive, or has the potential to become so, but that we’ve designed a society that sets a.
Ideological and economic crisis and the status quo of neoliberal capitalism since demand a renewed engagement with Marx.
But if we are to effectively resist capitalism we must truly understand Marx: Marxism today must theorise how communication technologies, media representation and digitalisation have come to define contemporary capitalism.
In Academic Capitalism in the Age of Globalization, Brendan Cantwell and Ilkka Kauppinen assemble an international team of leading scholars to explore the profound ways in which globalization and the knowledge economy have transformed higher education around the world.
The book offers an in-depth assessment of the theoretical foundations of academic capitalism, as well as new empirical insights into how the process of academic capitalism. Understanding Contemporary CapitalismDavid Kotz, Triple Crisis Part 1: What is Neoliberal Capitalism.
“Neoliberalism,” or more accurately neoliberal capitalism, is a form of capitalism in which market relations and market forces operate relatively freely and play the predominant role in. Capitalism on Edge is such a book. James K. Galbraith, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas Albena Azmanova’s book Capitalism on Edge provides a stark wake-up call for Critical Theory to not only take the critique of political economy seriously again, but also face up to new social realities: ‘Twentieth-century civilization has collapsed’.
Understanding Marxism is a small book, written by Richard D. Wolff in collaboration with the staff of Democracy at Work, a c(3) non-profit founded by Wolff. It seeks to provide bases for real solutions now that the flaws and failures of contemporary capitalism are exposed again, and again.
Marxism always was the critical shadow of.Nick Dyer-Witheford is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at University of Western Ontario.
He is author of Cyber-Marx (University of Illinois, ), and co-author of Digital Play (McGill-Queen's, ), Games of Empire (University of Minnesota Press, ) Cyber-Proletariat (Pluto, ), and the co-author of Inhuman Power (Pluto, )."Capitalism and the Jews is an important study that affords readers a lucid and extremely accessible analysis of what is no doubt a central topic in Jewish and western history.
It is a welcome addition that joins recent efforts to make us more aware of the significance of the economy for our understanding of the modern Jewish experience.".