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Is Capitalism Sustainable? Political Economy and the Politics of Ecology by Martin O"Connor

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Published by The Guilford Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Capitalist or free market economies,
  • Central government policies,
  • Environmental Economics,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Environmental Policy,
  • Economic development,
  • Environmental aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8270446M
ISBN 100898621275
ISBN 109780898621273

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  Advocates for capitalism claim that — unlike in politics — markets “work” even if people are self-interested, because the dynamics of competition limit bad actions. As economists, we have long accepted this claim. But political events, and my own recently published research, have led me to question whether capitalism is really sustainable. Sustainable Capitalism IMPORTANT INFORMATION This report is for information purposes only. It is for the sole use of its intended recipient. It is intended solely as a discussion piece around the topic of furthering the goal of Sustainable Capitalism. In consequence, under no circumstances is it to be considered as a financial Size: KB. Is Capitalism Sustainable? book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. With the collapse of Soviet hegemony and Eastern bloc communism /5(5).   In Is Capitalism Sustainable? Michael Munger (Senior Fellow at the American Institute of Economic Research) explains the benefits, and in fact the necessity, of capitalism in organizing human cooperation at scale, and urges the consideration of some problems inherent in capitalism.. Karl Marx called some of these problems “contradictions,” and while he was wrong .

Sustainable capitalism is a conceptual form of capitalism based upon sustainable practices that seek to preserve humanity and the planet, while reducing externalities and bearing a resemblance of capitalist economic policy.A capitalistic economy must expand to survive and find new markets to support this expansion. Capitalist systems are often thought to be destructive to the . In this book, the authors propose a new conceptual business model as a contribution to global sustainable capitalism in the making, in an attempt assist in the education of global stakeholders about the importance, the rationale, and the pathway to the introduction of sustainable capitalism principles into global economics and business models. Why Capitalism Can't be Sustainable 'For fear, perhaps, of arriving at a different conclusion, there is an unspoken (and largely untested) assumption that there need be no fundamental contradiction between sustainable development and capitalism. Book Description Sustainable capitalism is more than a response to the environmental crisis. In this book, the authors propose a new conceptual business model as a contribution to global sustainable capitalism in the making, in an attempt assist in the education of global stakeholders about the importance, the rationale, and the pathway to the introduction of sustainable .

  I recently placed on SSRN a new paper, Toward Fair and Sustainable Capitalism: A Comprehensive Proposal to Help American Workers, Restore Fair Gainsharing Between Employees and Shareholders, and Increase American Competitiveness by Reorienting Our Corporate Governance System Toward Sustainable Long-Term Growth and Encouraging .   China’s Darwinian capitalism, with its fierce competition among export firms, a weak social-safety net, and widespread government intervention, is widely touted as the inevitable heir to Western capitalism, if only because of China’s huge size and consistent outsize growth rate. Yet China’s economic system is continually evolving. Is Capitalism Sustainable?: Political Economy and the Politics of Ecology by O'Connor, Martin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Capitalism vs. Marxism vs. Socialism. Like so many other illusions that I reveal in the book, the great debate between Capitalism vs. Socialism vs. Marxism, etc., is an illusion rooted in a misunderstanding of human nature and perpetuated by ignorance of human history.