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Capitalism [electronic resource] / Victor D. Lippit.

Author/Creator:
Lippit, Victor D.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Series:
Routledge frontiers of political economy ; 71.
Routledge frontiers of political economy ; 71
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Subjects:
Capitalism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This imaginative and ambitious book rethinks the nature of capitalism. Lippit, a leading heterodox economist in the USA, here delivers a comparative study of different forms of capitalism. He first critically examines the three main capitalist prototypes: * the Anglo-American, market-driven version* the welfare-state capitalism of continental Europe* the state-led capitalism of East Asia.After investigating their various intricacies, he then goes on to analyze the common weaknesses of each different strand. A provocative and stimulating read, this book wi
Contents:
The capitalist system
Social structures of accumulation: the theoretical issues
Social structures of accumulation: the reinvention of American capitalism
Capitalism, globalization and technological change
Capitalism and the economic surplus
Capitalism and class
Capitalism and the environment
The future of capitalism.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-182) and index.
ISBN:
1-134-48003-2
1-281-15787-2
9786611157876
0-203-96564-7
OCLC:
476089936