Democracy and Capitalism: Property, Community and the Contradictions of Modern Social Thought / Edition 1

Democracy and Capitalism: Property, Community and the Contradictions of Modern Social Thought / Edition 1

by Herbert Gintis, Samuel Bowles
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465016014

ISBN-13: 9780465016013

Pub. Date: 01/01/1987

Publisher: Basic Books

Originally published in 1986, Bowles and Gintis present a critique of contemporary Marxian and liberal political theory. They show that 'capitalism' and 'democracy' - although widely held jointly to characterize Western society - are sharply contrasting systems regulating both the process of human development and the historical evolution of whole societies. They

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Originally published in 1986, Bowles and Gintis present a critique of contemporary Marxian and liberal political theory. They show that 'capitalism' and 'democracy' - although widely held jointly to characterize Western society - are sharply contrasting systems regulating both the process of human development and the historical evolution of whole societies. They examine in detail the relationship between political theory and economics, and explore the multifaceted character of power in modern societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465016013
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

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