Capitalism has ratings and 70 reviews. Ahmad said: Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #), James Fulcher This Introd. Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction outlines the history and development of James Fulcher, author James Fulcher is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the. examines the different forms that capitalism has taken, from the merchant capitalism of the Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn). James Fulcher.
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Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction – Very Short Introductions
I then became particularly interested in the distinctive features of Japanese society and the intriguing question of how the Japanese were able t My main interest has been in the comparative study of the development of societies. If there is a recession, it must be more than made up for by future expansion. Those who wish to reform the world should focus on the potential for change within capitalism. The word ‘capitalism’ is one that is heard and used frequently, but what is capitalism really all about, and what does it mean?
Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction – James Fulcher – Oxford University Press
Written capialism experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, capitzlism philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam. 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.
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In the end, the author ruminates on a possible alternative to capitalism, discussing socialism, communal and cooperative experiments, and alternatives proposed by environmentalists. The book ends by asking whether there is an alternative to capitalism, discussing socialism, communal and cooperative experiments, and the alternatives proposed by environmentalists. For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The junk history and summary review that this squeeky clean version presents includes condescending material such as; It’s an advantage to speak English because gulcher has, for example, given India and the Caribbean a “head start” which, with some “training” they can work “telephone-answering services” using “Western pronunciation and conversation p The book was an excellent overview; it was current, easy to read, and contains a fine list of resources for further study.
Time became a battleground, with some unscrupulous employers putting clocks forward in the morning and back at night. How did we get here? This book would be suitable not only for a college class but also for the casual reader who just wants a bit of knowledge under his belt. Read the good and the bad of capitalism, and don’t stop until you’re finished.
The mobility of capital and labour, the separation of production and consumption, and market relationships that generate competition, give capitalism a highly dynamic quality that makes it immensely productive but also unstable and liable to crisis. References Further reading Index.
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Fulcher quips that “Virtually every distinctive feature of European society has been advanced by someone as the explanation of the capihalism of capitalism in Europe. Vert weak introduction, highly biased, more interested in the shortcomings of capitalism which doesn’t really help to understand why the world is progressively moving towards it.
Jun 04, Ahmad Sharabiani marked it as to-read Shelves: Published by Oxford University Press first published This book is like listening to a conversation about fun facts about the history of capitalism. Jul 11, Gareth Williams rated it it was ok.
James Fulcher teaches Sociology at the University of Leicester. Sign in via your Institution.
Fulchwr questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us. The book discusses the crisis tendencies of capitalism–including the S.
Capitalism is often taken as the normal or even “natural” organization of an economy, but without taking a radical stance, this book guides the To ask other readers questions about Capitalismplease sign up.
End Matter References Further reading Index.
Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction
Fulcher then turns his attention to historical capitalist developments outside Britain. Governments now claimed to be able to head off crises through Keynesian policies, though sceptics have argued that their interventions were generally mistimed and ineffective. Short and sweet introduction to know the essential idea of capitalism. It examines a distinctive stage in the development of capitalism that began in the s, in order to understand where we are now fulchher how capitalism has evolved since.
The remarketizing response of Thatcherism and Reaganomics was to privatize, deregulate, and restore market forces. Has capitalism gone global?