By Karl Marx, David Harvey

ISBN-10: 1781681848

ISBN-13: 9781781681848

The most important monetary quandary because the nice melancholy exhibits no signal of coming to a detailed and Marx's paintings is still key in knowing the cycles that result in recession. for almost 40 years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, turning into one of many world's such a lot most appropriate Marx scholars.
Based on his fresh lectures, and following the luck of his better half to the 1st quantity of Capital, Harvey turns his recognition to quantity 2, aiming to convey his intensity of studying to a broader viewers, guiding first-time readers via a desirable and hitherto missed textual content. while quantity 1 specializes in construction, quantity 2 appears to be like at how the circuits of capital, the trading of products, notice value.
This is a must-read for everybody involved to procure a fuller figuring out of Marx's political economic system.

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Coser, L. A. and Nisbet, R. (1975) Merton and the Contemporary Mind: an Affectionate Dialogue. In L. A. ), The Idea of Social Structure: Papers in Honor of Robert K. Merton. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, pp. 3-10. Crothers, C. (1987) Robert K. Merton: a Key Sociologist. London: Tavistock. Dahrendorf, R. (1968)Essays in the Theory of Society. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Gieryn, T. F. ) (1980) Science and Social Structure: a Festschrift for Robert K.

The most famous are his paradigms for functional analysis, for structural analysis, for deviant social behavior, and for the sociology of knowledge. ” The first means “systematic and serious, that is to say, the intellectually responsible and austere pursuit of what is first entertained as an interesting idea” (Merton, 1968, p. xiv). Merton’s persistence in tracing the implications and ramifications of his central insights is legendary. Decade after decade he returns to the same themes, each time developing them conceptually and enriching them with new empirical evidence.

Further reading Bierstedt, R. (1981) American Sociological Theory: a Critical History. New York: Academic Press. Bierstedt, R. (1990) Merton’s Systematic Theory. In J. Clark, C. Modgil and S. Modgil (eds),Robert K . Merton: Consensus and Controversy. London: Falmer Press, pp. 67-74. ROBERT K. MERTON 33 Clark, J. (1990) Robert Merton as Sociologist. In J. Clark, C. Modgil and S. Modgil (eds), Robert K. Merton: Consensus and Controversy. London: Falmer Press, pp. 13-23. , Modgil C. and Modgil, S.

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