Publisher: Rutgers University Press (July 5, 2016)
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From Thomas Piketty to David Harvey, students are more and more wondering even if we're stepping into a post-capitalist period. if this is the case, 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 prime students from around the academy to supply competing views on capitalism’s previous incarnations, current stipulations, and attainable futures. Some participants reconsider vintage theorizations of capitalism in gentle of contemporary traits, together with actual property bubbles, debt reduction protests, and the increase of an international creditocracy. Others learn Marx’s writings, unemployment, hoarding, “capitalist realism,” and coyote (trickster) capitalism, between many different issues. Media and layout traits find the most important ideologies of the present fiscal second, with authors contemplating every thing from the austerity aesthetics of truth television to the seductive smoothness of liquid crystal. Even because it attracts momentous conclusions approximately international financial phenomena, After Capitalism additionally will pay shut recognition to locales as different as Cuba, India, and Latvia, studying the very alternative ways that fiscal stipulations have affected the connection among the kingdom and its voters. jointly, those essays elevate provocative questions about how we must always think capitalism within the twenty-first century. Will capitalism, like several fiscal platforms, come to an finish, or does there exist in heritage or in other places a hidden global that's already post-capitalist, delivering replacement percentages for idea and motion?