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From Ricardo to Mill

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279142
eISBN:
9780191602887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279144.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Deals with the consolidation of Smithian orthodoxy in the age of Ricardo, Malthus, and J. S. Mill. The Ricardian theories of rent and of the decreasing returns are utilized to explain the contrast ... More


A Framework for Analysing Work Organization and Employment Relations in the International Company

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter develops a theoretical framework for analysing the character of transfer and innovation in the international company. This draws on labour process theory and institutionalist approaches ... More


Transplants, Transfer, and Work Transformation

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter introduces long running debates about Japanese firms, both as developers of distinctive models of production and employment relations in Japan, and as the potential disseminators of ... More


Paul Samuelson on Karl Marx: Were the Sacrificed Games of Tennis Worth It?

Geoff Harcourt

in Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298839
eISBN:
9780191711480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298839.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter challenges us to delve into Samuelson's ideas from an eraser's point of view. When we observe carefully, we find Samuelson saying: ‘Contemplate two alternative and discordant systems. ... More


Pains—‘Work while it is called Today’: Utility, Political Economy,Carlyle, and Trollope

Kathleen Blake

in Pleasures of Benthamism: Victorian Literature, Utility, Political Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563265
eISBN:
9780191721809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563265.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Benthamites and economists acknowledge a principle of pain in work. But there is to be no self‐sacrifice that outruns self‐interest. Indeed in contemplating work, these writers communicate an element ... More


Productive Use in Acquisition, Accession, and Labour Theory

Eric R. Claeys

in Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673582
eISBN:
9780191751721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673582.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter aims to familiarize legal scholars with the political-philosophy literature on productive labour and use, and to show how a theory of labour, grounded in natural law and rights, may ... More


Historical Entitlement: Some Difficulties

Jeremy Waldron

in The Right to Private Property

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239376
eISBN:
9780191679902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239376.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter turns from the evaluation of a particular SR-based theory to some discussion of the very idea of justifying private property in this sort of way. Locke attempts to convince us that a ... More


Labour Law's Theory of Justice

Brian Langille

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

Labour law does and must have a theory of justice. Without such a theory labour law has no account of the scope of its application or the point of its normative content. Scope and content are ... More


Marx’s Economy and Beyond

Mark Harvey and Norman Geras

in Inequality and Democratic Egalitarianism: Marx's Economy and Beyond and Other Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114020
eISBN:
9781526136046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114020.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents the central argument of the book, jointly written by Mark Harvey and Norman Geras. It develops a systematic critique of Marx’s foundational theory of class division and ... More


Management, Information, and the Labour Process

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter applies the Labour Process Theory to the shifting relations between technology and organization, and begins to put information technology into a historical context. It examines the ... More


Bukharin as an Economist

Alec Nove

in The Ideas of Nikolai Bukharin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278665
eISBN:
9780191684227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278665.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter suggests that Bukharin was one of the few Bolsheviks familiar with ‘bourgeois’ economics. It considers The Political Rentier (1914), in which he counterposed the labour theory of value ... More


Shaw and Marxism, 1882–1892

James Alexander

in Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033723
eISBN:
9780813038117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033723.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Shaw the economist, opposing Marxism. Shaw's first encounter with Marxism was as theory. In the 1880s, Marxist theory meant the labor theory of value and the theory of surplus ... More


Property Rights: Principles of Legitimation

Rajshree Chandra

in Knowledge as Property: Issues in the Moral Grounding of Intellectual Property Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065579
eISBN:
9780199080120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065579.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines two justificatory theories of private property: self-ownership and utility. It outlines the fundamental principles of these theories as reflected in John Locke's labour theory, ... More


From Ricardo to Mill

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774556
eISBN:
9780191717383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774559.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Deals with the consolidation of Smithian orthodoxy in the age of Ricardo, Malthus, and J. S. Mill. The Ricardian theories of rent and of the decreasing returns are utilized to explain the contrast ... More


Substance Value

André Orléan

in The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262026970
eISBN:
9780262323901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026970.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Resolving the enigma of what is called market isolation—how the activities of agents who are strangers to one another, as neoclassical theory supposes, come to be reliably coordinated—depends on ... More


VALUE IN CLASSICAL ECONOMICS

Patrick L. Anderson

in The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The author begins a review of 10 different theories of value with this chapter on classical economic thought. The labor theory of value dates as least as far back as Adam Smith and the 18th century, ... More


The Limits of Exploitation

Mark R. Reiff

in Exploitation and Economic Justice in the Liberal Capitalist State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664009
eISBN:
9780191751400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664009.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the distinction between a gift and an exchange, explains how concerns over the commodification of goods, the legality of transactions, and the capacity of the parties relate to ... More


Value and the Social Division of Labor

Jane L. Collins

in The Politics of Value: Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226446004
eISBN:
9780226446288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446288.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter argues that while value is a discourse, it registers, critiques, and sometimes seeks to reconfigure social and material arrangements. Earlier generations of theorists critical of the ... More


Allotropic Conclusions: Propositions on Race and the Exquisite Corpse

Rachel C. Lee

in The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter offers propositions that grow out of the way in which familiar theories of race take on new forms when cross-pollinated with ascendant biopolitical regimes. These familiar theories are ... More


Beyond Justification: Dietrologic and the Sociology of Critique

Martin Parker

in New Spirits of Capitalism?: Crises, Justifications, and Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199595341
eISBN:
9780191750755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595341.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

I understand The New Spirit of Capitalism to be explaining the present by recourse to existing mechanisms of power, including resistance to that power. There appears to be nothing external to the ... More


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