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Das kapital : a critique of political economy

Author: Karl Marx; Serge L Levitsky
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Publishing ; New York : Distributed to the trade by Perseus Distribution, ©2009.
Series: Skeptical reader series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Gateway editionView all editions and formats
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Presents a new revision and modern translation of Marx's great work, which laid the foundation for the development of new political and economic systems in the twentieth century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Marx; Serge L Levitsky
ISBN: 9780895267115 089526711X
OCLC Number: 496307480
Notes: "Gateway Editions."
Description: xx, 296 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: Commodities and money. --
Commodities --
The two factors of a commodity: use-value and value (the substance of value and the magnitude of value) --
The twofold character of the labor embodied in commodities --
The form of value, or exchange value --
Elementary or accidental form of value --The two poles of the expression of value: relative form and equivalent form --
The relative form of value --
The nature and importance of this form --
Quantitative determination of relative value --
The equivalent form of value --
The elementary form of value considered as a whole --
Total or expanded form of value --
The expanded relative form of value --
The particular equivalent form --
Defects of the total or expanded form of value --
The general form of value --
The altered character of the form of value --
The interdependent development of the relative form of value, and of the equivalent form --
Transition from the general form to the money form --
The money form --
The fetishism of commodities and the secret thereof --
Exchange --
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Money, or the circulation of commodities --
The measure of values --
The medium of circulation --
The metamorphosis of commodities --
The currency of money --
Coin, and symbols of value --
Money --
Hoarding --
Means of payment --
Universal money --
Part II: The transformation of money into capital. --
The general formula for capital --
Contradictions in the general formula of capital --
The buying and selling of labor-power --
Part III: The production of absolute surplus-value. --
The labor process and the process of producing surplus-value --
The labor process or the production of use-values --
The production of surplus-value --
Constant capital and variable capital --
The rate of surplus-value --
The degree of exploitation of labor-power --
The surplus produce --
The working day --
The limits of the working day --
The greed for surplus labor --
Manufacturer and Boyard --
Day and night work. The relay system --
The struggle for a normal working day --
Rate and mass of surplus-value. Part IV: Production of relative surplus-value. --
The concept of relative surplus-value --
Cooperation --
Division of labor and manufacture --
Twofold origin of manufacture --
The detail laborer and his implements --
Division of labor in manufacture and the division of labor in society --
The capitalistic character of manufacture --
Machinery and modern industry --
The value transferred by machinery to the product --
The approximate effects of machinery on the workman --
The factory --
The theory of compensation as regards the workpeople displaced by machinery --
Modern industry and agriculture --
Part VI: Wages. --
The transformation of the value (and respectively the price) of labor-power into wages --
Time-wages --
Piece-wages --
National differences of wages --
Part VII: The accumulation of capital. --
Simple reproduction --
Conversion of surplus-value into capital --
Capitalist production on a progressively increasing scale. Transition of the laws of property that characterize production of commodities into laws of capitalist appropriation --
Separation of surplus-value into capital and revenue. the abstinence theory --
Circumstances that, independently of the proportional division of surplus-value into capital and revenue, determine the amount of accumulation. Degree of exploitation of labor-power. Productivity of labor. Growing difference in amount between capital employed and capital consumed. Magnitude of capital advanced. --
The general law of capitalist accumulation. --
Relative diminution of the variable part of capital simultaneously with the progress of accumulation and of the concentration that accompanies it --
Progressive production of a relative surplus-population, or industrial reserve army --Different forms of the relative surplus-population. The general law of capitalistic accumulation --
Part VIII: The so-called primitive accumulation. --
The secret of primitive accumulation --
Historical tendency of capitalist accumulation.
Series Title: Skeptical reader series.
Other Titles: Capital
Responsibility: by Karl Marx.

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Presents a new revision and modern translation of Marx's great work, which laid the foundation for the development of new political and economic systems in the twentieth century.

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