New Imperialism or New Capitalism?

New Imperialism or New Capitalism?
Nitzan, Jonathan and Bichler, Shimshon. (2004). December. pp. 1-68. (Article - Monograph; English).


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Over the past century, the institution of 'capital' and the process of its 'accumulation' have been fundamentally transformed. By contrast, the theories that explain this institution and process have remained largely unchanged. The purpose of this mimeograph is to address this mismatch. Using a broad brush, we outline a new, power theory of capital and accumulation. We use this theory to assess the changing meaning of the corporation and the capitalist state, the new ways in which capital gets accumulated and the specific historical trajectory of twentieth-century capitalism up to the present.



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Article - Monograph


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BN Theory
BN State & Government
BN Region - Middle East
BN Cooperation & Collective Action
BN Industrial Organization
BN Civil Society
BN Institutions
BN War & Peace
BN Conflict & Violence
BN History
BN Methodology
BN Agency
BN Comparative
BN Resistance
BN Capital & Accumulation
BN Class
BN Growth
BN Civilization & Social Systems
BN Hegemony
BN International & Global
BN Power
BN Culture
BN Business Enterprise
BN Region - North America
BN Value & Price
BN Crisis
BN Production
BN Money & Finance
BN Ideology
BN Distribution
BN Philosophy
BN Religion
BN Ethnicity & Race
BN Policy

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Jonathan Nitzan

Date Deposited

01 Jul 2005

Last Modified

01 Apr 2016 00:37


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