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capitalist society

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capitalism

any society based on a capitalist economy or where capitalist ownership of the means of production plays a principal role. See CAPITALISM AND CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION.
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the law of industrial capitalist society, as it concerns environmental and social justice issues, and the ability to "work the system" without being seduced and absorbed by the system.
This deep orientation understands that industrial capitalist society has caused the Earth-threatening ecological crisis.
Marx suggested not only that workers feel compelled to struggle against the power of capital, but that in so doing they begin to create modes of existence which also offer a virtuous alternative to the egoism characteristic not only of capitalist society generally, but also of working-class life within that society more specifically.
A "maximum" environmental program might critique the horribly wasteful production within capitalist society, hope for the possible arrival of socialism, but have no idea for getting from here to there.
With the Weberian explanation for the successful balancing of the private and the social in European capitalist society, based on the idea of the Protestant social, being historically contingent and culturally specific, it poses the question of how other societies can achieve developmental success without the same cultural heritage.
Such a depiction leaves the reader, as an individual within a capitalist society, with a sense of hopelessness as to how to stop this juggernaut called capitalism.
To be value productive the factor must be both abstract-general (for it is in the form of abstract constituents, money and capital, that wealth in capitalist society is measured) and concrete-useful (for the furnishing of concrete use values to sustain human life, as in all human societies, must necessarily remain the by-product of augmenting value).
In addition to exploring literary and aesthetic engagements with the work and labor cultures that have emerged in different periods of Italian history, this volume also seeks to investigate present-day cultural responses to the transformations that have occurred in post-Fordist, late capitalist society.
Over time, the German scholar came to understand how capitalist society capitalist society forced a breach in how people live and work to create the world around them.
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Thomas Hoenig, said that big banks in the nation were a threat to the American capitalist society.
Seungchul Jeon, who opened his eyes to communism in his country of origin, is found at the margins of a capitalist society in South Korea as he confronted with its liberal mores.
But they, too, play a part in the capitalist society they so despise by not protesting against it.