The CasP Project: Past, Present, Future

The CasP Project: Past, Present, Future
Bichler, Shimshon and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2015). Working Papers on Capital as Power. No. 2015/04. December. pp. 1-29. (Article - Working Paper; English).

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The study of capital as power (CasP) began when we were students in the 1980s and has since expanded into a broader project involving a growing number of researchers and new areas of inquiry. This paper provides a bird’s-eye view of the CasP journey. It explores what we have learned so far, reviews ongoing research, and suggests future trajectories – including the coevolution of Concepts of Power–Modes of Power (COP-MOPs); the origins of capitalized power; the state of capital; finance as the symbolic creordering of capitalism; the role of labour, production and waste; the capitalized environment; and the need for post-capitalist accounting.



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Article - Working Paper


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BN Region - Asia
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BN Theory
BN Value & Price
BN War & Peace
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BN Capital & Accumulation
BN Civil Society
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Jonathan Nitzan

Date Deposited

21 Dec 2015 22:48

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09 Apr 2016 20:49


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