By David Harvey
"My target is to get you to learn a ebook through Karl Marx referred to as Capital, quantity 1, and to learn it on Marx's personal terms..."
The largest monetary drawback because the nice melancholy has generated a surge of curiosity in Marx's paintings within the attempt to appreciate the origins of our present difficulty. for almost 40 years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, changing into one of many world's such a lot most efficient Marx scholars.
Based on his contemporary lectures, this present quantity goals to deliver this intensity of studying to a broader viewers, guiding first-time readers via a desirable and deeply lucrative textual content. A better half to Marx's Capital deals clean, unique and infrequently severe interpretations of a booklet that modified the process historical past and, as Harvey intimates, might accomplish that again.
“Harvey is a scholarly radical; his writing is freed from journalistic clichés, filled with proof and thoroughly thought-through ideas.”—Richard Sennett
“Without a doubt one of many top partners to Marx’s [Capital].”—Joshua Clover, Nation
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Their assets, sales and proﬁts have all increased substantially in the past ﬁve years, but the same is not true for their total employment, which has stagnated. 34 Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Implications for Democracy Even this FDI has been very unevenly distributed across regions. Developing countries received less than one-third of total world FDI in the 1990s, and of this, around one-third went to China alone. Only a handful of countries in the developing world experienced FDI inﬂows of any signiﬁcance, while most countries received capital inﬂows that were negligible in per capita terms.