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Limits to Capital

ISBN-10: 1844670953

ISBN-13: 9781844670956

Edition: 2006 (Revised)

Authors: David Harvey

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The author updates his classic text with a discussion of the turmoil in world markets today. In his analyses of 'fictitious capital' and 'uneven geographical development', he takes the reader step-by-step through layers of crisis formation.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 1/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.562

David Harvey received a Bachelor's degree and Ph.D. in geography from Cambridge University. After graduating in 1961, he joined the geography department at Bristol University as a lecturer. In the following years, he held teaching positions at Johns Hopkins and Oxford universities. He has written numerous books including Justice Nature and the Geography of Differences, The Urban Experience, The Condition of Postmodernity, and An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. He has received many honors, among them the Outstanding Contributor Award of the Association of American Geographers, the Anders Retzuis Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography, and the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize.

Commodities, values and class relations
Production and distribution
Production and consumption, demand and supply and the realization of surplus value
Technological change, the labour process and the value composition of capital
The changing organization of capitalist production
The dynamics of accumulation
Overaccumulation, devaluation and the 'first-cut' theory of crisis
Fixed capital
Money, credit and finance
Finance capital and its contradictions
The theory of rent
The production of spatial configurations : the geographical mobilities of capital and labour
Crises in the space economy of capitalism : the dialectics of imperialism