The Limits to Capital
The Limits to Capital provides one of the best theoretical guides to the history and geography of capitalist development.
In this new edition, Harvey updates his classic text with a substantial discussion of the turmoil in world markets today.
In his analyses of 'fictitious capital' and 'uneven geographical development' Harvey takes the reader step by step through layers of crisis formation, beginning with Marx's controversial argument concerning the falling rate of profit, moving through crises of credit and finance, and closing with a timely analysis geopolitical and geographical considerations.
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This formal and quite severe treatment of the class concept is, however,
juxtaposed in Capital with richer, more confused meanings which derive from the
study of history. Contemporary commentators in the Marxist tradition are
The concept of value cannot be understood independently of class struggle. The
concept of socially necessary labour time now stretches far beyond what Ricardo
ever dreamed of when he enunciated his labour theory of value. We must be ...
At first sight, the concept of 'devaluation' appears somewhat odd if not
nonsensical. Capital, after all, was initially defined as 'value in motion', so we are
here talking, in effect, of the 'devaluation of value', which sounds like a
contradiction in ...
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CLASS RELATIONS AND THE CAPITALIST PRINCIPLE OF ACCUMULATION
Appendix the theory of value
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