Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

material or substantive rationality (coined by sociologist Max Weber)

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material or substantive rationality (Weber's materielle Rationalität)

—p.11 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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material or substantive rationality (Weber's materielle Rationalität)

—p.11 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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a proposed economic phenomenon whereby profits decrease over time (as monopolistic forces decline), in a cycle; phases: expansion, stagnation, and recession

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First, the Kondratieff cycles: In order to accumulate significant amounts of capital, producers require a quasi-monopoly

—p.11 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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First, the Kondratieff cycles: In order to accumulate significant amounts of capital, producers require a quasi-monopoly

—p.11 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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the process whereby the financial industry becomes more prominent

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[...] concentrate on profits in the financial sector. Today we speak of such "financialization" as though it were an invention of the 1970s

—p.14 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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[...] concentrate on profits in the financial sector. Today we speak of such "financialization" as though it were an invention of the 1970s

—p.14 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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(mathematics, in a system of coordinates) the distance from a point to the vertical or y -axis, measured parallel to the horizontal or x -axis; the x -coordinate

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the international border between Germany and Poland; drawn at the Potsdam Conference in the aftermath of WWII

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running from the Oder-Neisse line in central Europe to the 38th Parallel in Korea

—p.18 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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running from the Oder-Neisse line in central Europe to the 38th Parallel in Korea

—p.18 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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the condition of self-sufficiency, especially economic, as applied to a nation; a national policy of economic independence

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reinforced the autarkic character of the Soviet zone

—p.19 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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reinforced the autarkic character of the Soviet zone

—p.19 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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of or relating to a union of persons engaged in a particular trade

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collectively make demands on the employer in one form or other of syndical action

—p.21 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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collectively make demands on the employer in one form or other of syndical action

—p.21 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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a Polish labour union that was founded on 17 September 1980;s the first trade union in a Warsaw Pact country that was not controlled by a communist party

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The austerity measures that the Polish government put into effect in order to make debt payments were the trigger for Solidarność

—p.30 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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The austerity measures that the Polish government put into effect in order to make debt payments were the trigger for Solidarność

—p.30 Structural Crisis, or Why Capitalists May No Longer Find Capitalism Rewarding (9) default author
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multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change which emphasizes the world-system (and not nation states) as the primary (but not exclusive) unit of social analysis; pioneered by Immanuel Wallerstein in 1974

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World-system theory complicates the pattern by a succession of hegemonies marked by major wars

—p.42 The End of Middle-Class Work: No More Escapes (37) default author
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World-system theory complicates the pattern by a succession of hegemonies marked by major wars

—p.42 The End of Middle-Class Work: No More Escapes (37) default author
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1 year, 7 months ago

defined by Joseph Schumpeter in 1939 as enterprise carried out with borrowed money