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Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction

This book is like listening to a conversation about fun facts about the history of capitalism. Keynesian intervention has shot its bolt. How did we get here? Human Rights and Immigration. Speculation is not something separate from capitalism but an inevitable outgrowth of its essential machinery.

The book ends by asking whether there is an alternative to capitalism, discussing socialism, communal and cooperative experiments, and the alternatives proposed by environmentalists. Capitalist production depends on the exploitation of wage labour, which also crucially fuels the consumption of the goods and services produced by capitalist enterprises.


Vegy editions – View all Capitalism: This was a hard read that has opened many questions for me. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction – James Fulcher – Oxford University Press

Is there an alternative? Publications Pages Publications Pages. Its conclusion is a mixed bag though and despite saying that Capitalism is littered with crisis the author thinks we should aim to work within a capitalist system instead of acknowleding that we as people deserve better than the elites amoral accumulation of capital. I found the fifth chapter most thought-provoking of all.

View all 4 comments. Contents Front Matter List of illustrations 1. How did we get here?

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Quick reference and more capital capitalism competition concentration consumption industrialization labour leisure monopoly ownership trade. Is capitalism everywhere the same?

Human Rights and Immigration.

Whatever the market value is today must be increased tomorrow. The book begins by addressing basic issues such as ‘what is capital?

Capitalism is often taken as the normal or even “natural” organization of an economy, but without taking a radical stance, this book guides the This little book does a terrific job o It isn’t hard to define capitalism, it is an economic system based on increasing wealth by investing wealth.


Is capitalism the same everywhere?

This book provides adequate information, but the introductio political views of neo-Marxian thought the school, not the buzzword and his subscription to feminism do seep in rather quickly, spoiling the first half of informational knowledge on capitalism for a badly hidden hitpiece on the practices that the writer introductiin negative.

I was dismayed that this ended with the Dot Com bust of They are essential to its functioning since they bring together those seeking to finance economic activities and those with money to invest. Has capitalism gone global?