Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 14 items

  • Keywords: Surplus x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Play in Culture

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the place of play within a variety of human cultures, including modern industrial, pastoral, and foraging cultures. This level of contrast is especially important to the extent ... More


Becoming a “Black Spot”: The Removal of 1962

Fiona Vernal

in The Farmerfield Mission: A Christian Community in South Africa, 1838-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199843404
eISBN:
9780199950546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843404.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Farmerfield’s apartheid designation as a “black spot” in a white area transformed its residents into “squatters” who were among the millions forcibly removed and resettled in South Africa’s ... More


Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

If the Global Finance Crisis has taught us anything, it’s that economics as we know it is not working. If global warming means anything, it’s that we have to rethink how we live on this shared ... More


China: Development, Inequality, and Imbalance

Carl Riskin

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China, like India, presents a case of growth with increasing income inequality. In China this has gone hand in hand with a number of serious structural imbalances. It is clear that China’s problems ... More


The Road Leads Far Away: Review of A Surplus of Memory {1993}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1993 review of A Surplus of Memory, a book containing the memoirs of Yitzhak Zuckerman. Zuckerman, who used the pseudonym “Antek” in the underground, was a leader ... More


Living Labor and Self-Generative Value in Marx

Miguel Vatter

in The Republic of the Living: Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256013
eISBN:
9780823261291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256013.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a reading of the biopolitical elements in Marx’s economic thought. It argues that Marx’s theory of value and its relation to money is best understood within the context of his ... More


Afterlives

Jonathon Shears (ed.)

in The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Exhibition was an immediate commercial success, but it also had a legacy that went way beyond the event itself. The final chapter of this book shows both the short and long-term manifestations of ... More


Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Instead of presenting the economy as a machine-like entity, this chapter reframes the economy as the outcome of everyday human actions. Using examples from New York and northern India it shows how ... More


Take Back Work: Surviving Well

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores different ways of working. It shows how an over-emphasis on paid work and consumption is undermining people and planetary wellbeing. Using examples from the minority and ... More


Take Back Business: Distributing Surplus

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores different types of businesses. It shows how the surplus generated by businesses (whether capitalist, cooperative or community-oriented) can be directed towards people and ... More


View: