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How will capitalism end? : essays on a failing system

Author: Wolfgang Streeck
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
Argues that capitalism is now in a critical condition. Growth is giving way to secular stagnation; inequality is leading to instability; and confidence in the capitalist money economy has all but evaporated. Capitalism's shotgun marriage with democracy since 1945 is breaking up as the regulatory institutions restraining its advance have collapsed, and after the final victory of capitalism over its enemies no  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Streeck, Wolfgang, 1946-
How will capitalism end?
London ; New York : Verso, 2016
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Streeck
ISBN: 9781786632982 1786632985
OCLC Number: 1014203244
Notes: "First published by Verso 2016"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: How will capitalism end? --
The crises of democratic capitalism --
Citizens as customers: considerations on the new politics of consumption --
The rise of the European consolidation state --
Markets and people: democratic capitalism and European integration --
Heller, Schmitt and the euro --
Why the euro divides Europe --
Comment on Wolfgang Merkel, 'Is capitalism compatible with democracy?' --
How to study contemporary capitalism? --
On Fred Block, 'Varieties of what? Should we still be using the concept of capitalism?' --
The public mission of sociology.
Other Titles: Essays on a failing system
Responsibility: Wolfgang Streeck.


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"Streeck's title question-though never answered-opens a window onto the conflict between capitalism and democracy in the neoliberal era. That such a conflict exists is no surprise in Brazil, and Read more...

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