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The cancer stage of capitalism

Author: John McMurtry
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 1999.
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Drawing a broad parallel with the behaviour of biological cancers, this book offers a study of what happens to a society when its social defence system begins to break down.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMurtry, John, 1939-
Cancer stage of capitalism.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 1999
(OCoLC)654579887
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McMurtry
ISBN: 0745313523 9780745313528 0745313477 9780745313474
OCLC Number: 39905994
Description: xii, 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Ancient Taboo --
2. The Pathologization of the Market Model --
3. The Social Immune System and the Cancer Stage of Capitalism --
4. The Life Code versus the Money Code: The Paradigm Shift --
5. The Great Vehicle of the Civil Commons --
Epilogue: Depathologizing Competition.
Responsibility: John McMurtry.
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‘To compare capitalism with a disease such as cancer is a difficult task, but McMurtry does just this with a thought provoking analysis that should be embraced.’ --Spectre  "The cancer stage of Read more...

 
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