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Market society : history, theory, practice / Ben Spies-Butcher, Joy Paton, and Damien Cahill.

By: Spies-Butcher, Ben.
Contributor(s): Paton, Joy | Cahill, Damien.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HM548 .S665 2012Publication: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2012Description: ix, 268 p. : ill.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2012.ISBN: 9780521184908 (pbk.); 0521184908 (pbk.).Subject(s): Economics -- Sociological aspects | Markets -- Sociological aspects | Markets -- History
Contents:
1. Introducing market society -- Part I. Constituting Market Society -- 2. Production, value, and commodification -- 3. Growth, accumulation, and crisis -- 4. Inequality, distribution, and conflict -- Part II. Regulating Market Society -- 5. States, politics, and welfare -- 6. Markets, risk, and globalisation -- 7. Firms, corporations, and competition -- Part III. Living Market Society -- 8. Work, consumption, and quality of life -- 9. Family, environment, and sustainability -- 10. Civil society, community, and participation.
Summary: "Market Society: History, Theory, Practice explores the social basis of economic life, from the emergence of market society in feudal England to the complex and interwoven markets of modern capitalist society. This lively and accessible book draws upon a variety of theories to examine the social structures at the heart of capitalist economies. "--Publisher's website.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2012.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-256) and index.

1. Introducing market society -- Part I. Constituting Market Society -- 2. Production, value, and commodification -- 3. Growth, accumulation, and crisis -- 4. Inequality, distribution, and conflict -- Part II. Regulating Market Society -- 5. States, politics, and welfare -- 6. Markets, risk, and globalisation -- 7. Firms, corporations, and competition -- Part III. Living Market Society -- 8. Work, consumption, and quality of life -- 9. Family, environment, and sustainability -- 10. Civil society, community, and participation.

"Market Society: History, Theory, Practice explores the social basis of economic life, from the emergence of market society in feudal England to the complex and interwoven markets of modern capitalist society. This lively and accessible book draws upon a variety of theories to examine the social structures at the heart of capitalist economies. "--Publisher's website.

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