cash nexus

cash nexus

a concept that states the centrality of money relationships underpinning social relations especially in capitalist societies. The idea is associated with MARX.
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Among her perspectives are your puny vulnerable self, the event as it was told to me, falling into hell, caring at the cash nexus, time held me green and dying, Jefferson Clark Crosby, violence and the sacred, I am your physical lover, supply and demand, Anabaptist reformations, the horror, and living on.
If labor hours continue on their downward trajectory, we will eventually reach the point of "peak GDP," after which the cash nexus will actually begin to contract.
And, with a poisonous cash nexus seeping through hospitals and GPs surgeries, how long before the bosses of Serco, Sodexo and Care UK, warn Ed he must be more "business friendly" to them?
Among the topics are beyond the cash nexus in George Eliot's Romola, Florence Nightingale's contributions to economics, demand and desire in Dracula, debating the costs of family life in mid-Victorian England, the gossip economy in Ellen Wood's St.
A company without a self-conscious moralizer will reduce human interaction to the cash nexus and end up destroying morale and social capital.
The cash nexus around higher education encouraged senior staff at London Metropolitan University recently to prize recruitment over educational rigour.
Polin argues that the attack on private property arises from the reduction of property ownership to the cash nexus, and small wonder: Neighborhoods and downtowns cannot long survive when homeowners and businessmen view all equivalently valued property as interchangeable, and thus make their decision to hold or sell a piece of property almost exclusively on the rational calculation of whether holding or selling will allow them to make more money.
What is interesting about Ferguson's view in this book is that it is quite different from the more nuanced view he adopted in his earlier book, The Cash Nexus, where he argued that economics is just one of several factors that can cause political change and vice versa.
One of the things he did say was that capitalism reduces all values to a cash nexus.
Hobsbawm and others, but as an indicator of an underclass response to market opportunities and a cash nexus that shadowed the formal economy.
If not actually 'approving' of war, he is an avowed advocate of international capitalism; the connections between them were to dominate his next two works, The Pity of War and The Cash Nexus.
The last chapter, "The Union in the Cash Nexus," is one of the most engaging because of the attention to the impact of geographic mobility among men's clothing workers.