Money, Economy and Society

Money, Economy and Society

by John Smithin
     
 

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Mainstream neoclassical economics tells us that money is essentially a commodity, has no other social meanings or consequences, and (therefore) exists only as a medium of exchange to lubricate/facilitate barter. This book takes the view that money is definitively a social relation between private persons or legal persons. As such, it is one of the main building

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Mainstream neoclassical economics tells us that money is essentially a commodity, has no other social meanings or consequences, and (therefore) exists only as a medium of exchange to lubricate/facilitate barter. This book takes the view that money is definitively a social relation between private persons or legal persons. As such, it is one of the main building blocks of the complex structure of social relations of capitalism itself.

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ISBN-13:
9780415197748
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/31/2015
Series:
Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 0.92(h) x 2.00(d)

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