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Radical Political Economy: A Concise Introduction : A Concise Introduction - Charles A. Barone

Radical Political Economy: A Concise Introduction

A Concise Introduction

Paperback Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9780765613653
Number Of Pages: 184

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This straightforward introduction to radical political economy strikes a balance between breadth and depth, and was written for the beginning student and others interested in a relatively short text on the essential foundations of radical economics. It is free of technical jargon, yet key concepts are well explained. The text covers a comprehensive range of topics beginning with a chapter on Marx followed by separate chapters on contemporary radical political economy methods and core concepts, theory of production and work, the capitalist system, the contradictions of capitalism, and radical alternatives to capitalism. The author leaves the differences and debates among radical economics for more advanced study, and each chapter includes an extensive topical reading list.

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Historical Origins of Radical Political Economy
Marx's Dialectical Perspective
Historical Materialism
Marx's Economic Analysis of Capitalism
The Demise of Capitalism and the Rise of Socialism
Notes
References
Further Reading
Method, Core Concepts, and Capitalism
Radical Approach to Economics
Economic Systems and Capitalism
Accumulation and Change in Capitalism
U.S. Captialism
Notes
References
Further Reading
Theory of Production and Work
Capitalist Production
Capitalist Competition
Capitalism and the Labor Process
Notes
References
Further Reading
The Capitalist System
Cultural Domination
Capitalism and the State
Notes
References
Further Reading
Dynamics of Capitalism
Capitalism and Inequality
Globalism and the Capitalist Drive for Profits
Capitalism and Cyclical Economic Crisis
Notes
References
Further Reading
Radical Alternative to Capitalism
Capitalism's Performance
Democratic Socialism
Existing Socialism
Reforming Capitalism
References
Further Reading
About the Author
Index
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ISBN: 9780765613653
ISBN-10: 0765613654
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 1st January 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.25

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