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Economy and Society
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Economy and Society
Evolution of Capitalism

First Edition


September 2010 | 332 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

This textbook covers the syllabus of the papers on economy, state and society of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Economics in India. It also covers the topics under the paper on history of economic thought taught in some colleges/universities.
 
The book explains the emergence, evolution and working of the capitalist system with the help of some of the major principles and theories of economics, both mainstream and heterodox. It interrelates economics and economic life with other aspects of our lives—social, cultural, political, religious and intellectual.

This book departs from the traditional analysis of the capitalist system in integrating the real sector of the economy with its monetary sector, and carries forward Keynes’ analysis. It combines Keynesian and Marxian approaches to the subject and emphasises the dialectical unfolding of life that underlies the interrelation between the economy, state and society. It underlines that the capitalist system is constantly changing, propelled by the tendency towards increasing concentration of ownership and control of the means of production in fewer and fewer hands.

The book comes with an Instructor’s Manual to aid the teaching of the subject.

 

 


 
Introduction
 
The Study of Economy, State And Society
 
Modes of Production
 
Transition From Feudalism to Capitalism
 
Capitalism: Features and Regime
 
Evolving Structure of Capitalism: Fordism and Before
 
Monopoly Capitalism: The Post-Fordist Phase
 
The Functioning of the Capitalist Economic System
 
Crises Tendencies Under Capitalism
 
Capitalism in the Global Context
 
Imperialism /Model Questions
 
Bibliography
 
Index

The book explains the emergence, evolution and working of the capitalist system with the help of some of the major principles and theories of economics, both mainstream and heterodox. It interrelates economics and economic life with other aspects of our lives—social, cultural, political, religious and intellectual.

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Instead of presenting a traditional analysis of the capitalist system in integrating the real sector, the book combines Keynesian and Marxian approaches to the subject while unfolding the interrelation between the economy, State and society.

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