By Kennan Ferguson,Patrice Petro,Geoff Mann,Andrew Ross,Ivan Ascher,Jeffrey Sommers,Sherryl Vint,Marcus Bullock,Esther Leslie,Cristina Venegas,Niki Akhavan,A. Aneesh,Bernard C. Perley

From Thomas Piketty to David Harvey, students are more and more wondering no matter if we're getting into a post-capitalist period. if that is so, does this new epoch sign the failure of capitalism and emergence of other structures? Or does it mark the final word triumph of capitalism because it evolves into an unstoppable entity that takes new varieties because it engulfs its opposition? 
 
After Capitalism brings jointly best students from around the academy to provide competing views on capitalism’s earlier incarnations, current stipulations, and attainable futures.  Some members reconsider vintage theorizations of capitalism in mild of modern developments, together with genuine property bubbles, debt reduction protests, and the increase of a world creditocracy. Others study Marx’s writings, unemployment, hoarding, “capitalist realism,” and coyote (trickster) capitalism, between many different themes. Media and layout tendencies find the main ideologies of the present financial second, with authors contemplating every thing from the austerity aesthetics of fact television to the seductive smoothness of liquid crystal. 
 
Even because it attracts momentous conclusions approximately international fiscal phenomena, After Capitalism additionally will pay shut realization to locales as diverse as Cuba, India, and Latvia, reading the very other ways that financial stipulations have affected the connection among the kingdom and its voters. jointly, those essays increase provocative questions on how we should always think capitalism within the twenty-first century. Will capitalism, like any fiscal structures, come to an finish, or does there exist in historical past or in other places a hidden international that's already post-capitalist, providing replacement probabilities for inspiration and motion?  
 

Show description

Read or Download After Capitalism: Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship (New Directions in International Studies) PDF

Best globalisation books

The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy (Cornell Studies in Political Economy)

A new release in the past now not a unmarried kingdom had legislation to counter funds laundering; now, extra nations have standardized anti-money laundering (AML) rules than have military. within the funds Laundry, J. C. Sharman investigates even if AML coverage works, and why it has unfold so swiftly to such a lot of states with so little in universal.

Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection

A wheel turns due to its come across with the skin of the line; spinning within the air it is going nowhere. Rubbing sticks jointly produces light and heat; one stick on my own is simply a stick. In either circumstances, it really is friction that produces move, motion, impact. demanding the common view that globalization perpetually indicates a "clash" of cultures, anthropologist Anna Tsing the following develops friction as a substitute as a metaphor for the varied and conflicting social interactions that make up our modern international.

Sustainable Diplomacies (Studies in Diplomacy and International Relations)

Sustainable Diplomacies seems to be at the way to create stipulations for the reconciliation of rival methods of residing, the formation of sturdy relationships and the merchandising of global peace and defense. The authors draw notion from the background of diplomatic proposal in addition to from environmental, anthropological, spiritual and postcolonial reviews.

Management of Risk: Guidance for Practitioners - 3rd Edition

Administration of possibility (M_o_R®) is a part of the worldwide top perform suite of guides, which is helping companies and participants deal with their initiatives, programmes and providers continually and successfully. Taking and dealing with hazard is vital for corporations to accomplish their company goals. M_o_R presents a direction map for embedding budget friendly, best-practice threat administration which may support companies enhance carrier supply and attain actual worth for cash.

Additional info for After Capitalism: Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship (New Directions in International Studies)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 40 votes