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Capital Assembled

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Harvey, D. (2011). Capital Assembled. In Harvey, D. The Enigma of Capital: and the Crises of Capitalism. Profile Books, pp. 40-57

(noun) a ceremonial feast of the American Indians of the northwest coast marked by the host's lavish distribution of gifts or sometimes destruction of property to demonstrate wealth and generosity with the expectation of eventual reciprocation / (noun) a social event or celebration / (verb) to give (as a gift) especially with the expectation of a gift in return / (verb) to hold or give a potlatch for (as a tribe or group) / (verb) to hold or give a potlatch

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What anthropologists refer to as the 'potlach' in non-capitalist societies, for example, confers prestige on those who give away, renounce or in some instances even outright destroy, through elaborate ceremonies, the material possessions they have accumulated

—p.44 by David Harvey
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What anthropologists refer to as the 'potlach' in non-capitalist societies, for example, confers prestige on those who give away, renounce or in some instances even outright destroy, through elaborate ceremonies, the material possessions they have accumulated

—p.44 by David Harvey
notable
3 years, 4 months ago

(in the context of capitalist crisis) avoiding the low-growth phase problem by exporting manufacturing to places with cheaper labour, thereby raising profits for a while

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The primary objective is to overcome any possible blockage to the free circulation of capital across the world market. This opens up the possibility of cascading 'spatial fixes' to the capital surplus absorption problem.

—p.50 by David Harvey
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3 years, 4 months ago

The primary objective is to overcome any possible blockage to the free circulation of capital across the world market. This opens up the possibility of cascading 'spatial fixes' to the capital surplus absorption problem.

—p.50 by David Harvey
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3 years, 4 months ago

pertaining to Karl Marx and ideas he explicitly explored in his writings; differs from Marxist in that the latter includes ideas developed by others in the same vein of thought

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the class struggle between capital and labour typically privileged in Marxian theory

—p.56 by David Harvey
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3 years, 4 months ago

the class struggle between capital and labour typically privileged in Marxian theory

—p.56 by David Harvey
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3 years, 4 months ago