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The concept of capitalism

Author: Bruce R Scott
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
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A single system of economic governance - capitalism - prevails in the world today, both in theory and in practice. Yet there is neither a standard definition of capitalism nor a theory of how it works. Moreover, the most common conception of capitalism is that of a one-level system governed by markets, i.e., supply and demand, where many socioeconomic externalities are ignored. The purpose of this book is to counter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scott, Bruce R.
Concept of capitalism.
Heidelberg ; New York : Springer Verlag, ©2009
(OCoLC)428028050
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce R Scott
ISBN: 9783642031106 3642031102
OCLC Number: 460686407
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 75 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Historical conceptions of capitalism --
Some current conceptions of capitalism: discussion and critique --
My conception of capitalism --
Political authority shapes capitalism with visible human agency --
The political and economic systems are interdependent.
Responsibility: Bruce R. Scott.

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his monograph on the concept of capitalism is the intellectual core of a larger work, entitled Capitalism, Its Origins and Evolution as Ta System of Governance, due for publication November 2009.  Read more...

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