Capital Author Karl Marx
ISBN-10 9780141920603
Release 2004-02-05
Pages 1152
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One of the most notorious works of modern times, as well as one of the most influential, Capital is an incisive critique of private property and the social relations it generates. Living in exile in England, where this work was largely written, Marx drew on a wide-ranging knowledge of its society to support his analysis and generate fresh insights. Arguing that capitalism would create an ever-increasing division in wealth and welfare, he predicted its abolition and replacement by a system with common ownership of the means of production. Capital rapidly acquired readership among the leaders of social democratic parties, particularly in Russia and Germany, and ultimately throughout the world, to become a work described by Marx's friend and collaborator Friedrich Engels as 'the Bible of the Working Class'

Das Kapital

Das Kapital Author K. Marx
ISBN-10 9785879183337
Release 1922
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Das Kapital

Das Kapital Author Karl Marx
ISBN-10 OCLC:742378351
Pages 425
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Value and the World Economy Today

Value and the World Economy Today Author R. Westra
ISBN-10 9780230524613
Release 2003-11-30
Pages 246
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Value and the World Economy Today brings together a diverse group of globally renowned scholars of international political economy and critical economics to examine the relevance of value theory for understanding the world economy today. The book is unique in the way that it connects literatures that have for the most part developed in isolation from each other and therefore brings questions of theory to bear directly upon the problems of analyzing current global trends and formulating responses to them.

The Political Economy of Global Warming

The Political Economy of Global Warming Author Del Weston
ISBN-10 9781135084929
Release 2014-04-11
Pages 248
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Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the existing dominant global economic structure of capitalism as well as the fact that global warming is too often seen as an isolated problem rather than one of a suite of exceptional, converging and accelerating crises arising from the global capitalist political economy. This book adopts a political economy framework to address these issues. It accepts the science of global warming but challenges the predominant politics and economics of global warming. To illustrate the key issues involved, the book draws on South Africa – building on Samir Amin’s thesis that the country represents a microcosm of the global political economy. By taking a political economy approach, the book provides a clear explanation of the deep and pervasive problem of the denial which fails to acknowledge global warming as a systemic rather than a market problem. The book should be of interest to students and scholars researching climate change, environmental politics, environmental and ecological economics, development studies and political economics.

ber die Grunds tze der politischen konomie und der Besteuerung

  ber die Grunds  tze der politischen   konomie und der Besteuerung Author David Ricardo
ISBN-10 3898791416
Release 2006
Pages 421
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Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania Author Jeb Sprague
ISBN-10 9781317482871
Release 2015-08-24
Pages 336
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News headlines warn of rivalries and competing nations across Asia and the Pacific, even as powerful new cross-border relations form as never before. This book looks behind the Asia-Pacific curtain: at the new forms of social, economic, and political integration taking place through a global capitalism that is rife with contradictions, inequality, and crisis. We are moved beyond traditional conceptualizations of the inter-state system with its nation-state competition as the core organizing principle of world capitalism and the principal institutional framework that shapes the makeup of global social forces. Political economists have long viewed nations as containers that hold within them social formations, yet these important studies examine and debate over how there is a growing transnationality of material (economic) relations in the global era, as well as an emerging transnationality of many social and class relations. How does transnational capitalist class fractions, new middle strata, and labor undergird globalization in Asia and Oceania? How have states and institutions become entwined with such processes? This book provides insight into a field of dynamic change.

Critique of the Marxist Political Economy

Critique of the Marxist Political Economy Author Oscar Luis Rigiroli
ISBN-10 PKEY:6610000026395
Release 2017-07-28
Pages 246
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This book is a thorough description of the foundations of political economy created by Marx, its philosophical foundations, its objectives, its methodology, and the development of his ideas starting from the theory of the value. It discusses the role that Marx gives to capitalism in the full development of the productive potential of society, the eventual decline of this role and his predictions on the further development of the society, the nature of the crisis and his vision about the advent of socialism. At each stage of the analysis is a criticism is done based on what time has shown over the correctness of these predictions, and what the author considers are the achievements and the inconsistencies of the Marxist economic theory. It seeks to link the historical developments with the mentioned achievements and inconsistencies. Finally a discussion is carried on what must be discarded and what can be rescued of these theories as full of luminous ideas as duller results Development of the themes is simple, and the author has sought to avoid tedious treatments. The work is accessible to a vast audience, not necessarily specialized in economics.

Capital Vol 1

Capital Vol 1 Author Karl Marx
ISBN-10 0140445684
Release 1990
Pages 1152
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Capital, one of Marx's major and most influential works, was the product of thirty years close study of the capitalist mode of production in England, the most advanced industrial society of his day. This new translation of Volume One, the only volume to be completed and edited by Marx himself, avoids some of the mistakes that have marred earlier versions and seeks to do justice to the literary qualities of the work. The introduction is by Ernest Mandel, author of Late Capitalism, one of the only comprehensive attempts to develop the theoretical legacy of Capital.

Critical Theory in Critical Times

Critical Theory in Critical Times Author Penelope Deutscher
ISBN-10 9780231543620
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 304
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We live in critical times. We face a global crisis in economics and finance, a global ecological crisis, and a constant barrage of international disputes. Perhaps most dishearteningly, there seems to be little faith in our ability to address such difficult problems. However, there is also a more positive sense in which these are critical times. The world’s current state of flux gives us a unique window of opportunity for shaping a new international order that will allow us to cope with current and future global crises. In Critical Theory in Critical Times, eleven of the most distinguished critical theorists offer new perspectives on recent crises and transformations of the global political and economic order. Essays from Jürgen Habermas, Seyla Benhabib, Cristina Lafont, Rainer Forst, Wendy Brown, Christoph Menke, Nancy Fraser, Rahel Jaeggi, Amy Allen, Penelope Deutscher, and Charles Mills address some of the most urgent and important challenges of our times, including international human rights and democratic sovereignty, global neoliberalism, new approaches to the critique of capitalism, critical theory’s Eurocentric heritage, and new directions offered by critical race theory and postcolonial studies. Sharpening the conceptual tools of critical theory, the contributors to Critical Theory in Critical Times reveal new ways of expanding the diverse traditions of the Frankfurt School in response to some of the most urgent and important challenges of our times.

A Political Economy of Contemporary Capitalism and Its Crisis

A Political Economy of Contemporary Capitalism and Its Crisis Author Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos
ISBN-10 9781135037925
Release 2013-06-19
Pages 288
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The recent financial meltdown and the resulting global recession have rekindled debates regarding the nature of contemporary capitalism. This book analyses the ongoing financialization of the economy as a development within capitalism, and explores the ways in which it has changed the organization of capitalist power. The authors offer an interpretation of the role of the financial sphere which displays a striking contrast to the majority of contemporary heterodox approaches. Their interpretation stresses the crucial role of financial derivatives in the contemporary organization of capitalist power relations, arguing that the process of financialization is in fact entirely unthinkable in the absence of derivatives. The book also uses Marx’s concepts and some of the arguments developed in the framework of the historic Marxist controversies on economic crises in order to gain an insight into the modern neoliberal form of capitalism and the recent financial crisis. Employing a series of international case studies, this book will be essential reading for all those with an interest in the financial crisis, and all those seeking to comprehend the workings of capitalism.

Slavery and the Culture of Taste

Slavery and the Culture of Taste Author Simon Gikandi
ISBN-10 9781400840113
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 392
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It would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste--the world of politeness, manners, and aesthetics--existed as separate and unequal domains, unrelated in the spheres of social life. But to the contrary, Slavery and the Culture of Taste demonstrates that these two areas of modernity were surprisingly entwined. Ranging across Britain, the antebellum South, and the West Indies, and examining vast archives, including portraits, period paintings, personal narratives, and diaries, Simon Gikandi illustrates how the violence and ugliness of enslavement actually shaped theories of taste, notions of beauty, and practices of high culture, and how slavery's impurity informed and haunted the rarified customs of the time. Gikandi focuses on the ways that the enslavement of Africans and the profits derived from this exploitation enabled the moment of taste in European--mainly British--life, leading to a transformation of bourgeois ideas regarding freedom and selfhood. He explores how these connections played out in the immense fortunes made in the West Indies sugar colonies, supporting the lavish lives of English barons and altering the ideals that defined middle-class subjects. Discussing how the ownership of slaves turned the American planter class into a new aristocracy, Gikandi engages with the slaves' own response to the strange interplay of modern notions of freedom and the realities of bondage, and he emphasizes the aesthetic and cultural processes developed by slaves to create spaces of freedom outside the regimen of enforced labor and truncated leisure. Through a close look at the eighteenth century's many remarkable documents and artworks, Slavery and the Culture of Taste sets forth the tensions and contradictions entangling a brutal practice and the distinctions of civility.

Die Akkumulation des Kapitals

Die Akkumulation des Kapitals Author Rosa Luxemburg
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B667176
Release 1923
Pages 492
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A Farewell to Alms

A Farewell to Alms Author Gregory Clark
ISBN-10 1400827817
Release 2008-12-29
Pages 432
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Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn't industrialization make the whole world rich--and why did it make large parts of the world even poorer? In A Farewell to Alms, Gregory Clark tackles these profound questions and suggests a new and provocative way in which culture--not exploitation, geography, or resources--explains the wealth, and the poverty, of nations. Countering the prevailing theory that the Industrial Revolution was sparked by the sudden development of stable political, legal, and economic institutions in seventeenth-century Europe, Clark shows that such institutions existed long before industrialization. He argues instead that these institutions gradually led to deep cultural changes by encouraging people to abandon hunter-gatherer instincts-violence, impatience, and economy of effort-and adopt economic habits-hard work, rationality, and education. The problem, Clark says, is that only societies that have long histories of settlement and security seem to develop the cultural characteristics and effective workforces that enable economic growth. For the many societies that have not enjoyed long periods of stability, industrialization has not been a blessing. Clark also dissects the notion, championed by Jared Diamond in Guns, Germs, and Steel, that natural endowments such as geography account for differences in the wealth of nations. A brilliant and sobering challenge to the idea that poor societies can be economically developed through outside intervention, A Farewell to Alms may change the way global economic history is understood.

Zur Kritik der politischen konomie

Zur Kritik der politischen   konomie Author Karl Marx
ISBN-10 BSB:BSB10388455
Release 1859
Pages 170
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Ein s ndiges Alibi

Ein s  ndiges Alibi Author J.D. Robb
ISBN-10 9783641125592
Release 2014-07-21
Pages 512
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Der 26. Fall von Eve Dallas – Gefahr ist ihr Beruf und Intuition ihre stärkste Waffe! Der Tod des milliardenschweren Großindustriellen Thomas A. Anders scheint schnell aufgeklärt zu sein: Tödlicher Unfall im Rahmen misslungener außerehelicher Fesselspielchen. Doch warum finden sich bei dem Opfer Spuren von einem hochkonzentrierten Betäubungsmittel im Blut? War es womöglich doch ein grausam kalkulierter Mord? Mithilfe ihres Ehemanns Roarke und Detective Delia Peabody nimmt Eve Dallas sich des Falles an und ermittelt in der Familie des Opfers. Doch alle haben ein wasserdichtes Alibi. War der Tod des Firmengründers von »Anders Worldwide« tatsächlich nur ein Unfall?

Fat City

Fat City Author Leonard Gardner
ISBN-10 9783841212856
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 208
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»Fat City hat mich mehr bewegt als die gesamte Gegenwartsliteratur der letzten Jahre.« Joan Didion Stockton, Kalifornien, 50er Jahre. Im Lido-Box-Gym treffen Ernie Munger und Billy Tully aufeinander. Ernie steht am Anfang seiner Karriere, ist voller Hoffnungen. Billy ist am Ende, will es noch einmal wissen. Ihr Trainer, Ruben Luna, hat schon alles gesehen, er weiß, dass es im Boxen kaum etwas zu holen gibt. Zwischen verlausten Hotelbetten und Pfirsichernte, zwischen Boxring und dunklen Bars, der großen Liebe und der leidlichen Bettgesellschaft, zwischen Hoffnung und Verzweiflung beginnt und vergeht das Leben von Ernie, Billy und Ruben. »Fat City« zählt zu den großen Klassikern der amerikanischen Literatur, der Roman ist das Gegenstück zu Rocky und Co. Keine Heldengeschichte, sondern eine Verbeugung vor dem letzten Willen, der erst erwacht, wenn alle Hoffnung unter den Tisch getrunken ist. Eine Liebeserklärung an eine Zeit, in der man von der Hand in den Mund lebte, aus eigener Kraft alles erreichen und alles zerstören konnte. Gregor Hens gelingt es mit seiner Neuübersetzung meisterhaft, dem einzigartigen Californian-Working-Class-Sound, dem trotzigen Humor und der feinen Melancholie eine deutsche Stimme zu verleihen. »Laufen, kämpfen, lieben, Unkraut jäten oder Obsternte – die Protagonisten des Romans halten niemals inne, nur um nicht von ihrem Verhängnis eingeholt zu werden. Gardner erzählt das so überzeugend, dass wir uns nur an ihre Taten erinnern, nicht an ihre Niederlagen.« The New York Review of Books