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Zombie capitalism

global crisis and the relevance of Marx

by Chris Harman

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Published by Bookmarks in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism,
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-392) and index.

    StatementChris Harman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .H3498 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination425 p. :
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24019042M
    ISBN 101905192533
    ISBN 109781905192533
    LC Control Number2009674934

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And so, if capitalism is a zombie, it is only because WE are the cannibals. Saying this does not evade the reality of class struggle, or the fact that there is a system of power of which we are all the victims. Zombie Capitalism * * * Introduction An unstable world. The rest of the book then tries to come to terms with the development of capitalism over the last 80 years, from the great slump of the inter-war years to the crisis causing turmoil across the world as I write.

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The zombie as Marxist metaphor is a tripart image: the zombie simultaneously represents capital itself (which, zombie-like, lives only by consuming living labor), the capitalist worker (for the enslaved living labor becomes a zombified living dead), and the everyday consumer (who, trapped in this system, consumes in response to the thing that Author: Tyler Malone.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Marx's concepts --Marx and his critics --The dynamics of the system --Beyond Marx: monopoly, war and the state --State spending and the system --The great slump --The long boom --The end of the golden age --The years of delusion --Global capital in .Zombie Capitalism: Global Crisis and the Relevance of Marx Chris Harman We've been told for years that the capitalist free market is a self-correcting perpetual growth machine in which sellers always find buyers, precluding any major crisis in the system.Get this from a library!

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