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Managerial capitalism : ownership, management, and the coming new mode of production

Managerial capitalism : ownership, management, and the coming new mode of production (Loan 1 times)

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Duménil, Gérard. Lévy, Dominique.
Title Statement
Managerial capitalism : ownership, management, and the coming new mode of production / Gérard Duménil and Dominique Lévy.
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London :   Pluto Press,   c2018.  
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xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
9780745337548 0745337546
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Marxian economics. Management --Political aspects.
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Table of Contents

Section	Section Description	Page Number
List of Figures	p. x
List of Tables	p. xii
Introduction	p. 1
1	    An overview	p. 2
Part I	Modes of Production and Classes	
2	    Patterns of income distribution	p. 9
        Two laws of income distribution	p. 9
        Wages and capital income	p. 12
        Managers within income hierarchies	p. 15
        Appendix to Chapter 2: The methodology used in the construction of Figure 2.1	p. 16
3	    Marx''s theory of history	p. 19
        A materialist interpretation of history	p. 19
        Modes of production: The channels of exploitation	p. 20
        Economics and economicism	p. 25
        Classes and income distribution	p. 28
        Class struggle as an "objective" component of historical dynamics	p. 29
4	    Managers in Marx''s analysis	p. 34
        The capitalist as owner and manager	p. 35
        Salaried workers as profit-rate maximizers	p. 36
        Bureaucracies	p. 38
        Stretching explanatory powers	p. 39
5	    Sociality and class societies	p. 41
        "Sociality": Governing the workshop	p. 42
        The socialization of production: Capitalists and managers	p. 43
        The state at the intersect between the theories of sociality and class societies	p. 45
        And the emancipation from class dominations	p. 47
        A dual theory of human societies	p. 48
        Appendix to Chapter 5: States and bureaucracies in The Eighteenth Brumaire. The viewpoint of François Furet	p. 50
6	    Managerialism and managerial capitalism	p. 53
        Managerialism as mode of production-socialization	p. 53
        Managerial capitalism	p. 57
        The entrance into managerial capitalism I: The revolution in private management	p. 58
        The entrance into managerial capitalism II: The revolution in government	p. 59
7	    A wealth of alternative interpretations	p. 62
        "Streamlining" class analysis: The three classes of managerial capitalism	p. 62
        To the limits of Marx''s framework and beyond	p. 64
        Beyond capitalism: Schumpeter, Burnham, and Galbraith	p. 66
        Sociologies and historical philosophies	p. 68
8	    Hybridization as analytical challenge	p. 71
        From feudalism to the genesis of capitalist relations of production: The French Ancien Régime	p. 72
        An English "Ancien Régime"	p. 76
        Marx and the economics of emerging capitalist relations	p. 78
        The genesis of a class contradiction: Bourgeois and proletarians	p. 80
Part II	Twelve Decades of Managerial Capitalism	
9	    Varying trends of inequality	p. 87
        Inequality: Total income	p. 87
        Inequality: Wages	p. 90
        Inequality: Wealth	p. 91
        Levels of inequality	p. 93
        Summing up	p. 94
10	    The sequence of social orders	p. 96
        The first financial hegemony up to the Great Depression	p. 97
        The post-depression/postwar compromise	p. 98
        From the mid-1970s onward: The second Financial hegemony in neoliberalism	p. 102
        The heydays and decline of Galbraith''s and Chandler''s analyses	p. 108
        Treating the crisis-Preserving the social order. A fourth social order after 2008?	p. 109
        The state; Social orders to the right and left	p. 110
        Appendix to Chapter 10 (1): Managerial capitalism and social orders in Europe	p. 111
        Appendix to Chapter 10 (2): Michel Foucault''s notion of "governmental rationality"-Its application to (neo)liberalism	p. 115
11	    Class and imperial power structures	p. 118
        Ownership and control	p. 118
        Anglo-Saxon hegemony	p. 123
        The interface between ownership-control and management	p. 126
        Managerial national and transnational elites	p. 127
        Upper classes of all countries unite under an imperial banner!	p. 128
        Relations of production and international hegemony	p. 129
12	    The politics of social change	p. 131
        Economic and political governing cores	p. 131
        Flipping between right and left?	p. 132
        Social orders and administrations in basic economic variables	p. 135
        Cooperation and strife between the two governing cores	p. 138
        Economic theory in the political turmoil	p. 140
13	    Tendencies, crises, and struggles	p. 144
        Two brands of structural crises	p. 144
        Profitability trends	p. 145
        Managers and technical change	p. 148
        Revolutionary and routine trajectories	p. 150
        Paving the way to the second social order and the turn to neoliberalism	p. 152
        Determinism and political contingency	p. 153
Part III	Past Attempts at the Inflection of Historical Dynamics	
14	    Utopian capitalism in bourgeois revolutions	p. 157
        The French Revolution beyond the bourgeoisie	p. 158
        A brief comparison with seventeenth-century England	p. 163
        The social foundations of the "counter-revolution"	p. 166
        Epilogue	p. 167
        "Capitalist modernity"	p. 168
15	    Utopian socialism and anarchism	p. 172
        Utopian socialism: The tension between democracy and authoritarianism	p. 172
        Doing without central authority: Anarchist communism	p. 174
        At the root of the implacable character of historical dynamics	p. 178
        Appendix to Chapter 15: Utopian socialists	p. 180
16	    Self-proclaimed scientific socialism	p. 183
        The alliance for revolution	p. 183
        Bureaucratic managerialism	p. 186
        The managerial organization of production	p. 189
        The failure of reforms	p. 191
        Self-management	p. 192
        Brief remarks regarding China	p. 195
        Joining the ranks of managerial capitalist countries	p. 196
Part IV	Prospects for Human Emancipation within and Beyond Managerialisms	
17	    The economics and politics of managerialisms	p. 201
        Trajectories and outcomes	p. 202
        Degrees and forms of socialization	p. 204
        Less capitalism-More managerialism	p. 204
        Subduing capitalist classes-Helping towards their reconversion	p. 206
        Hierarchies	p. 207
        A managerialism bent to the left?	p. 208
18	    The potential of popular struggle	p. 211
        The historical dynamics of emancipation and regression I: Capitalist modernity	p. 212
        The historical dynamics of emancipation and regression II: Managerial modernity	p. 215
        The class foundations of revolutions and counter-revolutions	p. 216
        Bifurcating	p. 218
        An incoming structural crisis?	p. 220
        Intraclass cohesiveness: A pending political crisis of neoliberalism?	p. 221
        A utopia for the twenty-first century?	p. 223
Notes	p. 225
Index	p. 244

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