6 edition of Capitalism and Modernity found in the catalog.
April 1, 2004
by Polity Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
Capitalism and its critics A modern Marx. Thomas Piketty’s blockbuster book is a great piece of scholarship, but a poor guide to policy. Summary: A re-assessment of the opinions of Karl Marx and Max Weber on modernity, this book reveals a remarkable agreement between their sociologies of the modern condition. The author suggests that they produced a critique of the nature of power and subjectivity in modern society.
Capitalism, it turns out, might be modernity’s most beguiling form of enchantment, remaking the moral and ontological universe in its pecuniary image and likeness. For some of the dissenters from the disenchantment thesis, capitalism perverted the sacramental character of the : Eugene Mccarraher. Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. British Academy Medal • FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, Financial Times • A New York Times #1 Best Seller • A Sunday Times Best Seller • A Wall Street Journal #1 Best Seller and Favorite Read of • A Washington Post #1 Best Seller and Top 50 Nonfiction Book of
Get this from a library! Capitalism and modernity: the great debate. [Jack Goody] -- This title investigates how the West attained its current position of economic and social advantage. In an incisive historical analysis, Jack Goody examines when and why Europe (and Anglo-America). Capitalism and Modern Social Theory: An Analysis of the Writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber by Giddens, Anthony and a great selection of related books, art .
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Sir Jack Goody's book "Capitalism and Modernity: The Great Debate" does what its title promises: it describes a debate, nothing more, nothing less.
This work, written inanalyzes the historical debate about the origins of modernity and/or capitalism as well as the related question of the 'superiority' of the West in the economic and military fields, with commentary from the by: Capitalism and Modernity: The Great Debate.
This important new book investigates how the West attained its current position of economic and social advantage. In an incisive historical analysis, Jack Goody examines when and why Europe (and Anglo-America) started to outstrip all other continents in socio-economic growth/5(15).
The book is a theoretical review of the works of Marx and Weber. The author states this in his introductory remarks. What follows is a lucid and insightful account of capitalism and modernity in Marxian and Weberian terms.
It is a little boring and very frustrating to find reviews like Bruce's - if you want a book Cited by: Capitalism and Modernity: An Excursus on Marx and Weber. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company/5.
Capitalism and Modernity: An Excursus on Marx and Weber - Kindle edition by Sayer, Derek. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Capitalism and Modernity: An Excursus on Marx and Weber/5(3).
Urban Sociology, Capitalism and Modernity: Second Edition 2nd ed. Edition by Mike Savage (Author), A. Warde (Author), Kevin Ward (Author) & 0 moreCited by: Capitalism and Modernity: An Excursus on Marx and Weber.
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“An intellectually ambitious, analytically insightful, engagingly well written, and unfashionably radical yet timely study of the relationship among capitalism, religion, society, and culture in the United States. McCarraher argues that modern capitalism has not been a secularizing movement from enchantment to disenchantment, /5(4).
ure modernity and capitalism in relation to European and western standards and models. Thus, ‘truncated modernity’, a term that used to describe social conditions in Latin America, means truncated in size and scope by comparison to modernity in Europe (Schelling, ).
‘Compressed modernity’, a theme that is in vogue in South Korea File Size: KB. Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century showed that capitalism, left to itself, generates deepening inequality. In this audacious follow-up, he challenges us to revolutionize how we think about ideology and history, exposing the ideas that have sustained inequality since premodern times and outlining a fairer economic system.
This book is a timely analysis of the intimate connection of socialism and modernity, situated historically in a time where capitalism is still predominant. Critical Sociology The relevance of Beilharz’s exceedingly well-written and highly accessible essays—combinations of theoretically informed and oriented histories, analyses and commentaries that they are—is likely to continue to grow as time.
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Seeks to defend the achievements of urban sociology, and its contribution to evaluating theories of the nature and implications of capitalism and modernity. The book reviews the history of urban sociology, theories of uneven development, studies of urban inequalities and analyses of urban culture.3/5(1).
Urban Sociology, Capitalism and Modernity. This long-awaited second edition of the highly successful text on urban sociology retains the distinctive character and focus of the original, while taking fully into account recent theoretical debated and new empirical research/5(14).
Pilling, Geoffrey The law of value in Ricardo and Marx. Economy and Society, Vol. 1, Issue. 3, p. Cited by: "The first genuinely interesting and important re-evaluation of Marx, Weber, and modernity in over a decade.
Lucid in style and compelling in its moral purpose, "Capitalism and Modernity is a sociological gem." -Professor Bryan S.
Turner/5(3). This text seeks to defend the achievements of urban sociology and its contribution to evaluating theories of the nature and implications of both capitalism and modernity. The book reviews the history of urban sociology, theories of uneven development, studies of urban inequalities, analyses of urban culture and meaning and urban politics.
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (German: Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus) is a book written by Max Weber, a German sociologist, economist, and as a series of essays, the original German text was composed in andand was translated into English for the first time by American sociologist Talcott Parsons in Author: Max Weber.
This original book casts new light on the history of capitalism, industrialization and modernity, and will be essential reading for all those interested in. Addictive Consumption is a fascinating and important study.
Indeed, a tour de force!" - Darin Weinberg, Reader in Sociology, King's College, University of Cambridge, UK "This book is a banquet of provocative ideas. Reading it, you’ll find yourself wanting to underline every third sentence, better to remember what the author said and how she.
Capitalism and Modern Social Theory. Offers a new analysis of the ideas of the 3 authors who have contributed most to the establishment of the basic framework of contemporary sociology/5.Capitalism, economic system, dominant in the Western world since the breakup of feudalism, in which most means of production are privately held and production, prices, and incomes are determined by markets.
Learn more about the history and development of capitalism in this article.Annotation This long-awaited second edition of the highly successful text on urban sociology retains the distinctive character and focus of the original, while taking fully into account recent theoretical debated and new empirical research.
Expanded and thoroughly revised throughout, it incorporates the substantial new literature on urban inequality, urban culture, urban politics, and.