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Synopsis:

Marx's major work was the product of 30 years' close study of the most advanced industrial society of his day. "Capital: volume 2" is introduced here by Ernest Mandel, author of "Late Capitalism", which was an attempt to develop its theoretical legacy.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Translator's Preface

Preface (Frederick Engels)

Preface to the Second Edition (Frederick Engels)

Book II: The Process of Circulation of Capital

Part One: The Metamorphoses of Capital and their Circuit Chapter 1: The Circuit of Money Capital

1. First Stage. M-C

2. Second Stage. The Function of Productive Capital

3. Third Stage. C'-M'

4. The Circuit as a Whole

Chapter 2: The Circuit of Productive Capital

1. Simple Reproduction

2. Accumulation and Reproduction on an Expanded Scale

3. Accumulation of Money

4. The Reserve Fund

Chapter 3: The Circuit of Commodity Capital

Chapter 4: The Three Figures of the Circuit

(Natural Economy, Money Economy and Credit Economy)

(The Matching of Demand and Supply)

Chapter 5: Circulation Time

Chapter 6: The Costs of Circulation

1. Pure Circulation Costs

(a) Buying and Selling Time

(b) Book-keeping

(c) Money

2. Costs of Storage

(a) Stock Formation in General

(b) The Commodity Stock Proper

3. Transport Costs

Part Two: The Turnover of Capital Chapter 7: Turnover Time and Number of Turnovers

Chapter 8: Fixed Capital and Circulating Capital

1. The Formal Distinctions

2. Components, Replacement, Repairs and Accumulation of the Fixed Capital

Chapter 9: The Overall Turnover of the Capital Advanced. Turnover Cycles

Chapter 10: Theories of Fixed and Circulating Capital. The Physiocrats and Adam Smith

Chapter 11: Theories of Fixed and Circulating Capital. Ricardo

Chapter 12: The Working Period

Chapter 13: Production Time

Chapter 14: Circulation Time

Chapter 15: Effect of Circulation Time on the Magnitude of the Capital Advanced

1. Working Period and Circulation Period Equal

2. Working Period Longer than Circulation Period

3. Working Period Shorter than Circulation Period

4. Results

5. Effect of Changes in Price

Chapter 16: The Turnover of Variable Capital

1. The Annual Rate of Surplus-Value

2. The Turnover of an Individual Variable Capital

3. The Turnover of Variable Capital Considered from the Social Point of View

Chapter 17: The Circulation of Surplus-Value

1. Simple Reproduction

2. Accumulation and Expanded Reproduction

Part Three: The Reproduction and Circulation of the Total Social Capital Chapter 18: Introduction

1. The Object of the Inquiry

2. The Role of Money Capital

Chapter 19: Former Presentations of the Subject

1. The Physiocrats

2. Adam Smith

(a) Smith's General Perspectives

(b) Smith's Resolution of Exchange-Value into v+s

(c) The Constant Capital Component

(d) Capital and Revenue in Adam Smith

(e) Summary

3. Later Writers

Chapter 20: Simple Reproduction

1. Formulation of the Problem

2. The Two Departments of Social Production

3. Exchange Between the Two Departments: I against II

4. Exchange Within Department II. Necessary Means of Subsistence and Luxury Items

5. The Mediation of the Exchanges by Monetary Circulation

6. The Constant Capital in Department I

7. Variable Capital and Surplus-Value in the Two Departments

8. The Constant Capital in Both Departments

9. A Look Back at Adam Smith, Storch and Ramsay

10. Capital and Revenue: Variable Capital and Wages

11. Replacement of the Fixed Capital

(a) Replacement of the Depreciation Component in the Money Form

(b) Replacement of the Fixed Capital in Kind

(c) Results

12. The Reproduction of the Money Material

13. Destutt de Tracy's Theory of Reproduction

Chapter 21: Accumulation and Reproduction on an Expanded Scale

1. Accumulation in Department I

(a) Hoard Formation

(b) The Additional Constant Capital

(c) The Additional Variable Capital

2. Accumulation in Department II

3. Schematic Presentation of Accumulation

(a) First Example

(b) Second Example

(c) The Exchange of II in the Case of Accumulation

4. Supplementary Remarks

Quotations in Languages Other than English and German

Index of Authorities Quoted

General Index

Note on Previous Editions of the Works of Marx and Engels

Chronology of Works by Marx and Engels

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140445695
Translator:
Mandel, Ernest
Introduction:
Fernbach, David
Introduction by:
Mandel, Ernest
Introduction:
Mandel, Ernest
Author:
Mandel, Ernest
Author:
Marx, Karl
Author:
Fernbach, David
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Capital
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Free Enterprise
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Capital
Series Volume:
Volume 2: A Critique
Publication Date:
19930331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
7.77x5.05x1.08 in. .92 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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