Capital: The Process of Capitalist Production

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e-artnow, May 1, 2018 - Political Science - 871 pages
This book is a critical analysis of political economy, meant to reveal the contradictions of the capitalist mode of production, how it was the precursor of the socialist mode of production and of the class struggle rooted in the capitalist social relations of production. Karl Marx (1818–1883) was a famous German philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist.
 

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Contents

First German Edition
Commodities
Money or the Circulation of Commodities
The General Formula for Capital
Contradictions in the General Formula of Capital
The Buying and Selling of LabourPower
The Production of Absolute SurplusValue
The Degree of Exploitation of LabourPower
The Strife between Workman and Machine
The Theory of Compensation as Regards the Workpeople Displaced by Machinery
Repulsion and Attraction of Workpeople by the Factory System
Revolution Effected in Manufacture Handicrafts and Domestic Industry
The Factory Acts
Modern Industry and Agriculture
Production of Absolute and Relative SurplusValue
Absolute and Relative SurplusValue

The Working
Branches of English Industry without Legal Limits to Exploitation
Day and Night Work The Relay System
Compulsory Limitation by Law of the WorkingTime
Cooperation
Reaction of the English Factory Acts on Other Countries
The Concept of Relative SurplusValue
Division of Labour and Manufacture I TwoFold Origin of Manufacture
The Detail Labourer and his Implements
The Two Fundamental Forms of Manufacture
Division of Labour in Manufacture and Division of Labour in Society
The Capitalistic Character of Manufacture
Machinery and Modern Industry I The Development of Machinery
The Value Transferred by Machinery to the Product
The Proximate Effects of Machinery on the Workman IV The Factory
Changes of Magnitude in the Price of LabourPower and in Surplus Value I Length of the Working day and Intensity of Labour Constant
Working Day Constant
Productiveness and Intensity of Labour Constant
Simultaneous Variations in the Duration Productiveness and Intensity of Labour
Various Formula for the rate of SurplusValue
Wages
The Transformation of the Value and Respective Price of LabourPower into Wages
TimeWages
Piece Wages
National Differences of Wages
The Accumulation of Capital
Simple Reproduction
Conversion of SurplusValue into Capital I Capitalist Production on a Progressively Increasing Scale
Erroneous Conception
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