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The Urbanization of Capital: Studies in the History and Theory of… (edition 1985)

by Professor David Harvey

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The Urbanization of Capital (Harvey, 1985b), a collection of six papers published during the previous decade together with two new chapters, does exactly what it says on the cover: It explores the question of how capital -- which Harvey, following Marx, theorizes as a process rather than a thing -- becomes urbanized. ... Harveyʹs explicit aim ... is to ground our understanding of capitalist urbanism within the Marxian theory of accumulation, so it is with this concept that we must begin. After Marx, Harvey claims that there is in the capitalist production process an inherent tendency toward overaccumulation, whereby "too much capital is produced in aggregate relative to the opportunities to employ that capital."--Http://www.jstor.org (March 14, 2016).… (more)
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Title:The Urbanization of Capital: Studies in the History and Theory of Capitalist Urbanization
Authors:Professor David Harvey
Info:The Johns Hopkins University Press (1985), Hardcover, 259 pages
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The Urbanization of Capital (Harvey, 1985b), a collection of six papers published during the previous decade together with two new chapters, does exactly what it says on the cover: It explores the question of how capital -- which Harvey, following Marx, theorizes as a process rather than a thing -- becomes urbanized. ... Harveyʹs explicit aim ... is to ground our understanding of capitalist urbanism within the Marxian theory of accumulation, so it is with this concept that we must begin. After Marx, Harvey claims that there is in the capitalist production process an inherent tendency toward overaccumulation, whereby "too much capital is produced in aggregate relative to the opportunities to employ that capital."--Http://www.jstor.org (March 14, 2016).

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