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Seventeen contradictions and the end of capitalism

Author: David Harvey
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"David Harvey examines the internal contradictions within the flow of capital that have precipitated recent crises. While the contradictions have made capitalism flexible and resilient, they also contain the seeds of systemic catastrophe"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Harvey
ISBN: 9780190230852 0190230851
OCLC Number: 892700218
Notes: Originally published: 2014.
Description: xiv, 338 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: the crisis of capitalism this time around --
Introduction: On contradiction --
Part One: The foundational contradictions. Use value and exchange value --
The social value of labor and its representation by money --
Private property and the capitalist state --
Private appropriation and common wealth --
Capital and labour --
Capital as process or thing? --
The contradictory unity of production and realization --
Part Two: The moving contradictions. Technology, work, and human disposability --
Divisions of labor --
Monopoly and competition: centralisation and decentralisation --
Uneven geographical developments and the production of space --
Disparities of income and wealth --
Social reproduction --
Freedom and domination --
Part three: The dangerous contradictions. Endless compound growth --
Capital's relation to nature --
The revolt of human nature: universal alienation --
Conclusion: Prospects for a happy but contested future: the promise of revolutionary humanism --
Epilogue: Ideas for political praxis.
Responsibility: David Harvey.

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"David Harvey examines the internal contradictions within the flow of capital that have precipitated recent crises. While the contradictions have made capitalism flexible and resilient, they also contain the seeds of systemic catastrophe"--

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