The Resource Addicted to Profit : Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market, (electronic resource)

Addicted to Profit : Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market, (electronic resource)

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Addicted to Profit : Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market
Title
Addicted to Profit
Title remainder
Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Will our addiction to profit destroy the world we live in?The profit motive now exercises an effective tyranny over our lives: in the private as well as the public sector, nowhere seems immune from its reach. International tycoons, economists and politicians are obsessed with economic growth. Yet, as Stuart Sim shows, the pursuit of excessive profit brought the world to the brink of economic chaos in the recent credit crisis and threatens us with environmental disaster as well. Despite this, neoliberalism still sets the agenda for economic policy in the West. Sim suggests various 'act up' stra
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Sim, Stuart
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5438.25
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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JSTOR
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  • Capitalism
  • Profit
  • Neoliberalism
  • Selling
  • Business
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
Label
Addicted to Profit : Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-193) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: It's All About Profit; 2 The Tyranny of Profit: Confronting an Addiction and a Fetish; 3 'What Shall It Profit a Man?': Profitless Activities; 4 Life Before Profit, Life Minus Profit; 5 Profit in the Genes?; 6 Neoliberalism, Financial Crisis, and Profit; 7 Global Warming and Profit; 8 Healthcare and Profit; 9 Education and Profit: The World of Pay-as-You-Learn; 10 The Arts, the Media Industries, and Profit; 11 Conclusion: It Needn't All Be About Profit; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748646722
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 9780748670345
  • 22573/ctt1g00r48
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795695187
  • (OCoLC)ocn795695187
Label
Addicted to Profit : Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-193) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: It's All About Profit; 2 The Tyranny of Profit: Confronting an Addiction and a Fetish; 3 'What Shall It Profit a Man?': Profitless Activities; 4 Life Before Profit, Life Minus Profit; 5 Profit in the Genes?; 6 Neoliberalism, Financial Crisis, and Profit; 7 Global Warming and Profit; 8 Healthcare and Profit; 9 Education and Profit: The World of Pay-as-You-Learn; 10 The Arts, the Media Industries, and Profit; 11 Conclusion: It Needn't All Be About Profit; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748646722
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 9780748670345
  • 22573/ctt1g00r48
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795695187
  • (OCoLC)ocn795695187

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