2022
Level: mittel
Die kapitalistische Produktionsweise ist abhängig von einem Außen, das sie über das Hineinholen von Ressourcen und Auslagern von Kosten in Anspruch nimmt. Anna Saave unternimmt eine theoretisch versierte und elaborierte Analyse der komplexen Externalisierungs- und Einverleibungsprozesse des Kapitalismus.
2023
Level: leicht
Die »New International Economic Order« (NIEO) war der erste alternative Globalisierungsentwurf: ein Projekt zur Überwindung kolonialer Wirtschaftsstrukturen zwischen dem Globalen Süden und dem Globalen Norden. Die Beiträger*innen fragen angesichts globaler Armut, der Klimakatastrophe, zunehmender internationaler Konflikte und der Krise des Kapitalismus nach der heutigen Relevanz der NIEO – und zeigen die Dringlichkeit einer radikalen Transformation der Weltwirtschaft auf.
2021
Level: mittel
In Colonial Debts Rocío Zambrana develops the concept of neoliberal coloniality in light of Puerto Rico's debt crisis. Drawing on decolonial thought and praxis, Zambrana shows how debt functions as an apparatus of predation that transforms how neoliberalism operates.
2022
Level: leicht
This open access book presents an alternative to capitalism and state socialism through the modelling of a post-market and post-state utopia based on an upscaling of the commons, feminist political economy and democratic and council-based planning approaches.
2023
Level: mittel
Verändert sich der Kapitalismus grundlegend angesichts der gegenwärtigen Digitalisierungsschübe? Der vorliegende Band bietet erstmals einen Überblick über diese unterschiedlichen Theorien und Debatten und lotet entlang der Felder Arbeit und Ökonomie, Politik und Subjekt die Formen und Auswirkungen des Kapitalismus im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung aus.
2023
Level: leicht
Economics for Emancipation (E4E) is a seven-module introductory curriculum with interactive and participatory workshops. It offers a deep critical dive into the current political economic system, exploration of alternative economic systems, and dynamic tools to dream and build the economy that centers care, relationship, and liberation.
2023
Level: leicht
Bedingungsloser Zugang zu den Gütern, die unser Leben möglich und schön machen – und das für alle: Das ist Öffentlicher Luxus! Vom öffentlichen Nahverkehr, der Autos überflüssig macht, zu einem öffentlichen Raum, in dem niemand ausgeschlossen wird oder sich vor der Polizei fürchten muss. Von sicherer Versorgung und guter Arbeit in Bildung und Gesundheit zu gutem und günstigem Wohnraum zu erneuerbarer Energie für alle. All das ist machbar!
2016
Level: leicht
Dani Rodrik reflects in this book on important questions about how economics works and what might be wrong with it. He points out flaws and weakness of the discipline, but also argues that certain criticisms which have brought forward against are without merit. His central point is that there is not just one economic model, but a variety of them and it is important to apply judgment when selecting the most suitable one for a particular situation.
2022
Level: leicht
Economics should schematically explain the key elements and main strands of this core part of social life: the actual workings of our economies. This book argues that orthodox, modern neoclassical economics does not fulfil this core task. Standard economics models do not address the real functioning of our market economies, but rather an imagined economy.
1999
Level: leicht
The bestselling classic that examines the history of economic thought from Adam Smith to Karl Marx—“all the economic lore most general readers conceivably could want to know, served up with a flourish” (The New York Times). The Worldly Philosophers not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl Marx.
2021
Level: leicht
Wenn wir glauben, die Welt durch nachhaltigen Konsum vor der Klimakatastrophe zu retten, betrügen wir uns selbst. Das sagt der japanische Philosoph Kohei Saito. Denn der Kapitalismus ist nicht zukunftsfähig.
2022
Level: leicht
Adhering to the multiplicity of degrowth whilst also arguing that strategic prioritisation and coordination are key, Degrowth & Strategy advances the debate on strategy for social-ecological transformation. It explores what strategising means, identifies key directions for the degrowth movement, and scrutinises strategies in practice that aim to realise a degrowth society.
2014
Level: mittel
Financialization is one of the most innovative concepts to emerge in the field of political economy during the last three decades, although there is no agreement on what exactly it is. Profiting Without Producing by Costas Lapavitsas puts forth a distinctive view defining financialization in terms of the fundamental conduct of non-financial enterprises, banks and households.
2022
Level: leicht
Ulrike Herrmann's "Das Ende des Kapitalismus" ist ein spannendes und auch für Nicht-Expert*innen verständlich geschriebenes Buch. Es bietet einen guten Überblick darüber, warum es einen strukturellen Widerspruch zwischen dem Fortbestehen des Kapitalismus und dem Klimaschutz gibt.
2022
Level: leicht
In 'Wagenknecht - nationale sitten & schicksalsgemeinschaft' von Wolfgang Veiglhuber und Klaus Weder findet sich eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit Sahra Wagenknechts ökonomischem Denken. Dabei wird insbesondere ihre Nähe zu konservativen und reaktionären Gedankenwelten herausgearbeitet.
2023
Level: leicht
The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the contributions of feminist economics to the discipline of economics and beyond. Each chapter situates the topic within the history of the field, reflects upon current debates, and looks forward to identify cutting-edge research. Consistent with feminist economics' goal of strong objectivity, this Handbook compiles contributions from different traditions in feminist economics (including but not limited to Marxian political economy, institutionalist economics, ecological economics and neoclassical economics) and from different disciplines (such as economics, philosophy and political science). The Handbook delineates the social provisioning methodology and highlights its insights for the development of feminist economics. The contributors are a diverse mix of established and rising scholars of feminist economics from around the globe who skilfully frame the current state and future direction of feminist economic scholarship. This carefully crafted volume will be an essential resource for researchers and instructors of feminist economics.
2023
Level: mittel
Im Nachgang der 2022er Tagung für Kritische Kommunikationswissenschaften in Wien versammelt"Eigentum, Medien, Öffentlichkeit" nun auf knapp 500 Seiten zahlreiche spannende Beiträge rund um das Thema Eigentum – verfasst von ganz unterschiedlichen Autor*innen aus dem näheren und weiteren Kritische Kommunikationswissenschafts-Universum.
2022
Level: leicht
The world's leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding.
2023
Level: leicht
Die Autorinnen kritisieren ein Wirtschaftssystem, das den »unbezahlten Sektor« der Care-Arbeit ignoriert, und eine Ökonomie, die sich noch immer um die Frage dreht, was zahlungskräftige Leute sich leisten können, statt das Sich-Kümmern um Hausarbeit, Kindererziehung, Pflege, Freundschaften, um soziales und globales Miteinander in den Vordergrund zu rücken.
2015
Level: leicht
Die Ökonomie ist zu einer Art Leitwissenschaft geworden, aus der viele Menschen ihre Anschauungen über "normal" und "richtig" beziehen, über den Wert von Beziehungen und Tätigkeiten.
2020
Level: leicht
In the course Sociology and Socialism, students engage with classical theories of socialism as well as their applications in a variety of historical and international contexts. Staunchly interdisciplinary, the course utilizes expertise in philosophy, history, economics, sociology, anthropology and political theory.
2010
Level: leicht
"The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life" by Paul Seabright is an engaging and informative book that explores the complex relationship between economic behavior and human instincts. Seabright uses real-world examples to present complex ideas in a clear and accessible way. The author argues that the market is not only a place for exchanging goods and services but also relies on trust, cooperation, and social norms.
2022
Level: schwer
Wie sähen Wirtschaftswissenschaften aus, die sich konsequent den Praktiken wirtschaftender Akteur*innen zuwenden? Um diese Frage zu beantworten, entwickelt Lukas Bäuerle einen konzeptuellen Rahmen aus Institutionen- und Praxistheorien, kritischem Realismus und Sozialphänomenologie, den er stringent zu einer praxeologischen Institutionenforschung zuspitzt. Am Beispiel der Subjektivierungspraktiken von Studierenden der Wirtschaftswissenschaften dekliniert er seinen Ansatz durch und deutet die empirischen Ergebnisse in Anlehnung an Friedrich Hayek, Karl Marx und Roberto Unger. Das Ergebnis: Wirtschaftswissenschaften sollten nicht nur grundlegend neu gemacht werden, sondern können es auch!
2022
Level: mittel
Devine begins with an analysis of the theory and practice of capitalist planning, central planning and 'market socialism'. He argues that, while market socialism is currently favoured by many economists who reject both capitalism and the command planning of the Soviet model, it cannot fulfil the promises held out for it.
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
2020
Level: mittel
In analyzing the global competition between Chinese and Indian tea, Andrew B. Liu challenges past economic histories premised on the technical “divergence” between the West and the Rest, arguing instead that seemingly traditional technologies and practices were central to modern capital accumulation across Asia.
2017
Level: leicht
That’s why it is time, says renegade economist Kate Raworth, to revise our economic thinking for the 21st century. In Doughnut Economics, she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does.
2020
Level: mittel
Planetary Mine rethinks the politics and territoriality of resource extraction, especially as the mining industry becomes reorganized in the form of logistical networks, and East Asian economies emerge as the new pivot of the capitalist world-system.
2019
Level: mittel
Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski examine the apparent contradiction between the demise of real-existing socialism and the rise of large corporations engaging in planning every day, making a strong argument that these planning efforts should be transformed to now fulfil the needs of the people.
2020
Level: mittel
Neoliberalism is dead. Again. After the election of Trump and the victory of Brexit in 2016, many diagnosed the demise of the ideology of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, Augusto Pinochet, and the WTO. Yet the philosophy of the free market and the strong state has an uncanny capacity to survive and even thrive in crisis.
2020
Level: mittel
Racism and discrimination have choked economic opportunity for African Americans at nearly every turn. In From Here to Equality, William Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen confront these injustices head-on and make the most comprehensive case to date for economic reparations for U.S. descendants of slavery.
2020
Level: mittel
Das interaktive Online-Lehrbuch stellt grundlegende makroökonomische Konzepte auf Bachelor-Niveau dar. In den interaktiven Abbildungen können Parameter und Variablen einzelner Modellelemente verändert werden und in einer Reihe interaktiver Szenarien übernehmen die Nutzer*innen die Kontrolle über verschiedene wirtschaftspolitischen Instrumente.
1990
Level: mittel
This is a revolutionary and powerfully argued feminist analysis of modern economics, revealing how woman's housework, caring of the young, sick and the old is automatically excluded from value in economic theory. An example of this pervasive and powerful process is the United Nations System of National Accounts which is used for wars and determining the balance of payments and loan requirements.
2001
Level: mittel
In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution.
2020
Level: mittel
Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Matthew C. Klein and Michael Pettis show in this book, they are often the unexpected result of domestic political choices to serve the interests of the rich at the expense of workers and ordinary retirees.
2020
Level: mittel
This book analyzes the transition of chocolate from an exotic curiosity to an Atlantic commodity. It shows how local, inter-regional, and Atlantic markets interacted with one another and with imperial political economies. It explains how these interactions, intertwined with the resilience of local artisanal production, promoted the partial democratization of chocolate consumption as well as economic growth.
2017
Level: mittel
Wealth inequality between Black and white people in the US barely has changed in the last 150 years. In her book "The Color of Money. Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap" Mehrsa Baradaran, analyzes why also Black banks have not successfully changed this and not enabled Black wealth on a broader scale.
2010
Level: leicht
In its first edition, this book helped to define the emerging field of ecological economics. This new edition surveys the field today. It incorporates all of the latest research findings and grounds economic inquiry in a more robust understanding of human needs and behavior.
2015
Level: leicht
This fresh and unique textbook provides students and general readers with an introduction to economics from a new and much needed perspective, characterised by its uniquely pluralist, sustainable, progressive and global approach. Unlike traditional textbooks, Introducing a New Economics contains the key concepts of pluralism, sustainability and justice. It provides students with the central questions covered by economics including resources, work, employment, poverty, inequality, power, capital, markets, money, debt and value.
2020
Level: mittel
A comprehensive textbook on contemporary Global Political Economy and its historical evolution providing a broad-ranging and even-handed introduction to the subject by covering traditional elements (such as trade and finance) while also analysing issues such as gender, environment and labour.
1994
Level: leicht
This unique up-to-date volume not only provides state-of-the-art discussions of the most recent developments in modern macroeconomics but also includes a series of interviews with leading economists that shed new light on the major intellectual and policy issues of the 1990s. The book is at once an invaluable text and a superb overview that will be welcomed by teachers and students alike.
2021
Level: leicht
Imperialism is not only about military force and political pressure applied by developed capitalist countries on less developed ones for economic gain It also has an everyday dimension Countless acts of production and consumption the current SUV boom being a prominent example draw on exploitation of resources and labour from …
2017
Level: mittel
The 2007–08 credit crisis and the long recession that followed brutally exposed the economic and social costs of financialization. Understanding what lay behind these events, the rise of “fictitious capital” and its opaque logic, is crucial to grasping the social and political conditions under which we live. Yet, for most people, the operations of the financial system remain shrouded in mystery.
1994
Level: mittel
At the time of his death in 1950, Joseph Schumpeter was working on his monumantal History of Economic Analysis. Unprecedented in scope, the book was to provide a complete history of economic theory from Ancient Greece to the end of the Second World War. A major contribution to the history of ideas as well as to economics, History of Economic Analysis rapidly gained a reputation as a unique and classic work.
2018
Level: mittel
Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts forth economic choices and events to narrate social behavior, individual desires, and even non-economic decisions.
2016
Level: leicht
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. People and ideas are important; but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.
2011
Level: mittel
In his 2010 published book “The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism” multi-talented US geographer, anthropologist and Marxist economist David Harvey aims to analyse the capitalist system that has shaped western society and the globalized world of today.
2002
Level: mittel
How did the rich countries really become rich? In this provocative study, Ha-Joon Chang examines the great pressure on developing countries from the developed world to adopt certain 'good policies' and 'good institutions', seen today as necessary for economic development.

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