By Jacek Tittenbrun

The idea of capital has loved a wealthy profession within the social sciences, its use throughout various topics and in various educational contexts having served to set up its conceptual prestige as 'given'. With specific awareness to human and social capital - together with cultural capital - this booklet lines the roots of this theoretical and conceptual pattern to economics, revealing the proliferation of varied different types of capital to be dependent upon an encroachment of the conceptual gear of economics into different social sciences. supplying an in-depth, serious research of the thoughts of human and social capital, in addition to their surrounding theories, Anti-Capital: Human, Social and Cultural proposes an alternate theoretical framework, while higher explaining the realities that they masks in fiscal phrases. A rigorous exploration of the preferred varieties of 'capital' within the modern social sciences, this ebook could be of curiosity to students and scholars of sociology, political and social conception, demography and economics.

Show description

Read Online or Download Anti-Capital: Human, Social and Cultural: The Mesmerising Misnomers PDF

Similar social sciences research books

Statistical Power Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Basic and Advanced Techniques

This is often the 1st e-book to illustrate the applying of energy research to the more moderen extra complex statistical innovations which are more and more utilized in the social and behavioral sciences. either easy and complex designs are lined. Readers are proven easy methods to practice strength research to thoughts reminiscent of hierarchical linear modeling, meta-analysis, and structural equation modeling.

Building Contract Claims and Disputes (Chartered Institute of Building Professional)

The second one version of creating agreement Claims and Disputes (first released as construction agreement Disputes) offers a learn of the motives of contractual disputes, quite of claims in development initiatives and of the way they are often resolved effectively. It examines contracts, judgements, documentation and venture operation from the issues of view of consumers, contractors, subcontractors advisers.

The Shaping of Socio-Economic Systems (RLE Social Theory): The application of the theory of actor-system dynamics to conflict, social power, and institutional ... (Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory)

Actor-systems dynamics is an cutting edge, multidisciplinary technique for investigating and reading social struggles over fiscal assets and the similar interaction among fiscal and socio-political associations and tactics. The authors, sociologists and economists, provide a systemic point of view on modern socio-economic concerns equivalent to fiscal predicament, unemployment, inflation, monetary democracy and improvement; of their analyses, they establish numerous of the major components that force humans to engage, to begin swap and transformation in addition to to withstand such swap.

Local Politics, Global Impacts: Steps to a Multi-disciplinary Analysis of Scales (Global Governance)

Serving as a touchstone for a much-needed learn application on social scales, this quantity demanding situations disciplinary barriers and brings into concentration a paradoxical situation in modern idea: the area of local-global interactions has no longer but been pointed out as an item of research in its personal correct, regardless of attractive a wide, multi-disciplinary examine group with robust capability for cross-fertilization.

Additional resources for Anti-Capital: Human, Social and Cultural: The Mesmerising Misnomers

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.43 of 5 – based on 7 votes