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Knowing capitalism

Author: N J Thrift
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, [2005] ©2005
Series: Theory, culture & society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Capitalism is well known for producing a form of existence where 'everything solid melts into air'. But what happens when capitalism develops theories about itself? Are we moving into a condition in which capitalism can be said to possess a brain? These questions are pursued in this sparkling and thought-provoking book.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thrift, N.J.
Knowing capitalism.
London : SAGE Publications, 2005
(DLC) 2004111069
(OCoLC)56655462
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N J Thrift
ISBN: 9781412933056 1412933056 9781412900584 1412900581 9781412900591 141290059X 9781446211458 1446211452
OCLC Number: 61514855
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 --
Adventures of Capitalism; Chapter 2 --
The Rise of Soft Capitalism; Chapter 3 --
The Place of Complexity; Chapter 4 --
Virtual Capitalism: The Globalization of Reflexive Business Knowledge; Chapter 5 --
Cultures on the Brink: Re-engineering the Soul of Capitalism on a Global Scale; Chapter 6 --
It's the Romance, Not the Finance, that Makes the Business Worth Pursuing: Disclosing a New Market Culture; Chapter 7 --
Cultures in the New Economy; Chapter 8 --
The Automatic Production of space.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society.
Responsibility: Nigel Thrift.

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