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A Guide to Marxian Political Economy

What Kind of a Social System Is Capitalism?

Authors: Otani, Teinosuke

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  • Offers readers a solid theoretical understanding of the systematic structure of capitalism
  • Provides an introduction to all three volumes of Marx’s Capital 
  • Includes numerous diagrams to illustrate essential concepts of political economy 
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About this Textbook

This textbook offers a comprehensive guide to the systematic structure of capitalism, while at the same time introducing readers to all three volumes of Marx’s Capital. Based on his extensive expertise on Marx’s critique of political economy, the author reveals the specific structure of production in capitalist societies and explicates what sets this system apart from other modes of production. Marx’s political economy is explained in a systematic and easy-to-understand manner, using numerous illustrative diagrams to complement the text. This textbook will appeal to all students and scholars looking for a more comprehensive, systematic and theoretical explanation of capitalism, equipping them with a solid theoretical understanding of its core structure. 

About the authors

Teinosuke Otani, Professor Emeritus of economics at Hose University, Tokyo, is the author of Marx’s Theory of Association and Marx’s theory of Interest-bearing Capital (in Japanese). He is also a member of the editorial committee of the Marx-Engels-Gesamtausgabe (MEGA). He was President of the Japan Society of Political Economy, a Japanese scholarly organization that boasts of just under 1,000 members. 

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Conception of Society Based upon Labour and the Tasks of Political Economy

    Pages 1-48

    Otani, Teinosuke

  • Commodity and Money

    Pages 51-134

    Otani, Teinosuke

  • Capital and Surplus-value

    Pages 135-159

    Otani, Teinosuke

  • Extension and Shortening of Working Day

    Pages 161-168

    Otani, Teinosuke

  • Methods for the Development of Productive Power

    Pages 169-189

    Otani, Teinosuke

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eBook 71,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-65954-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 86,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65953-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover 86,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-09757-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Guide to Marxian Political Economy
Book Subtitle
What Kind of a Social System Is Capitalism?
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-65954-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-65954-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-65953-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-09757-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 492
Number of Illustrations
232 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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