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Unemployment under capitialism

D. N. Ashton

Unemployment under capitialism

the sociology of British and American labour markets

by D. N. Ashton

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Published by Wheatsheaf Books, Distributed by Harvester Press in Brighton, Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unemployment -- Great Britain.,
  • Unemployment -- United States.,
  • Industrial sociology -- Great Britain.,
  • Industrial sociology -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid N. Ashton.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16585714M
    ISBN 100710801580, 0710801637

    A provocative account of capitalism’s rise to global dominance and, as different models of capitalism vie for world leadership, a look into what the future may hold. We are all capitalists now. For the first time in human history, the globe is dominated by one economic system. In Capitalism, Alone, leading economist Branko Milanovic explains. In peacetime, capitalism cannot prevent mass unemployment. It cannot prevent the so-called labor-saving machine from being, in reality, a labor-displacing machine. As a result, the extension of robotics is wiping out jobs at an amazing rate and creating a growing army of millions of permanently unemployed.

    At least nominally, capitalism embodies and sustains an Enlightenment agenda of freedom and equality. Typically there is freedom to trade and equality under the law, meaning that most adults – rich or poor – are formally subject to the same legal rules. But with its inequalities of power and wealth, capitalism nurtures economic inequality. Under some versions of capitalism, the government carries out a number of economic functions, such as issuing money, supervising public utilities, and enforcing private contracts. Many countries have competition laws that prohibit monopolies and cartels. Despite anti-monopoly laws, large corporations can form near-monopolies in some industries.

    Description of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics. Aimed at both the intelligent layman and the professional economist, and written in language that both can understand, this book is the most comprehensive and intellectually powerful explanation of the nature and value of laissez-faire capitalism that has ever been written. Unemployment, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is persons above a specified age (usually above 15) not being in paid employment or self-employment but currently available for work during the reference period.. Unemployment is measured by the unemployment rate as the number of people who are unemployed as a .


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