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Four Futures

Author : Peter Frase
ISBN : 1781688133
Genre : Political Science
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“It is easier to imagine the end of the world,” the theorist Fredric Jameson has remarked, “than to imagine the end of capitalism.”Jacobin Editor Peter Frase argues that technological advancements and environmental threats will inevitably push our society beyond capitalism, andFour Futures imagines just how this might look. Extrapolating possible futures from current changes the world is now experiencing, and drawing upon speculative fictions to illustrate how these futures might be realized, Four Futures examines communism, rentism, socialism, and exterminism – or in other words, the socialisms we may reach if a resurgent Left is successful and the barbarisms we may be consigned to if those movements fail.
Category: Political Science

Vampire Capitalism

Author : Paul Kennedy
ISBN : 9781137552662
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74.60 MB
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This book argues that in recent decades an unrestrained vampire-capitalism has emerged, disengaged from the needs of citizens and workers, leading to a deepening of social class, generational, gender, educational and ethnic divisions. The author explores how our cultural obsession with self-realization undermines our capacity for collective action and ability to confront threats such as climate change and the impact of the rapid advance of technology on labour. Drawing on sociology and political economy as well as worldwide case studies, the chapters interrogate how we arrived at these dilemmas and how we might escape them through establishing alternative social economies. Vampire Capitalism will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including sociology, social theory, globalisation studies, development studies, political economy, geography, politics and social policy.
Category: Social Science

The Sage Handbook Of The Sociology Of Work And Employment

Author : Stephen Edgell
ISBN : 9781473943285
Genre : Social Science
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The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment is a landmark collection of original contributions by leading specialists from around the world. The coverage is both comprehensive and comparative (in terms of time and space) and each ‘state of the art’ chapter provides a critical review of the literature combined with some thoughts on the direction of research. This authoritative text is structured around six core themes: Historical Context and Social Divisions The Experience of Work The Organization of Work Nonstandard Work and Employment Work and Life beyond Employment Globalization and the Future of Work. Globally, the contours of work and employment are changing dramatically. This handbook helps academics and practitioners make sense of the impact of these changes on individuals, groups, organizations and societies. Written in an accessible style with a helpful introduction, the retrospective and prospective nature of this volume will be an essential resource for students, teachers and policy-makers across a range of fields, from business and management, to sociology and organization studies.
Category: Social Science

The Socialist Manifesto

Author : Bhaskar Sunkara
ISBN : 9781541674004
Genre : Political Science
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A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) -- and explains how its core tenets could effect positive change in America and worldwide. In The Socialist Manifesto, Bhaskar Sunkara explores socialism's history since the mid-1800s and presents a realistic vision for its future. With the stunning popularity of Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Americans are embracing the class politics of socialism. But what, exactly, is socialism? And what would a socialist system in America look like? The editor of Jacobin magazine, Sunkara shows that socialism, though often seen primarily as an economic system, in fact offers the means to fight all forms of oppression, including racism and sexism. The ultimate goal is not Soviet-style planning, but to win rights to healthcare, education, and housing, and to create new democratic institutions in workplaces and communities. A primer on socialism for the 21st century, this is a book for anyone seeking an end to the vast inequities of our age.
Category: Political Science

The Whirlwind

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ISBN : PRNC:32101065276022
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Author : R. N. Berki
ISBN : 0460117211
Genre : Socialism
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Category: Socialism

History In Dispute

Author : Benjamin Frankel
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119983745
Genre : History
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Each volume of the History in Dispute series has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus that coincides with the way history is studied at the academic level. Each volume contains roughly 50 entries, chosen by a board of historians and academics.
Category: History


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ISBN : UOM:39015005447175
Genre : Philosophy
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Category: Philosophy


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ISBN : WISC:89082312505
Genre : Books
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The Tablet

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ISBN : SRLF:E0000243501
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Great Soviet Encyclopedia

Author : Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich Prokhorov
ISBN : UOM:49015002840271
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The Athenaeum

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ISBN : MINN:319510019230241
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The Nation

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006745348
Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature

Arts Humanities Citation Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015064551339
Genre : Arts
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A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.
Category: Arts