3 results match your criteria Berliner Journal Fur Soziologie[Journal]

  • Page 1 of 1

Elective affinity or comprehensive contradiction? Reflections on capitalism and democracy in the time of finance-dominated accumulation and austerity states.

Authors:
Bob Jessop

Berl J Soziol 2018 9;28(1):9-37. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Department of Sociology, Bowland College, Lancaster University, LA1 4YN Lancaster, Vereinigtes Königreich.

The often-asserted relation of formal adequacy or elective affinity between capitalism and democracy is historically contingent on both sides of the relation. First, it holds for what Weber called "formally rational capitalism" - which is the form that Marx had previously investigated in - rather than others, such as traditional commercial capitalism or politically oriented capitalism. Second, it holds only to the extent that "the comprehensive contradiction" identified by Marx at the heart of the democratic constitution can be resolved: the contradiction between a universal franchise that potentially gives subaltern classes control over legislative and executive powers and a constitution that protects property rights favourable to capital. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11609-018-0371-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6405015PMC
October 2018

[Migration to and from East Germany: the latest studies].

Authors:
R Munz R Ulrich

Berl J Soziol 1993 ;3(3):293-302

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
November 1995
  • Page 1 of 1