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Capitalism: Its Origins And Evolution As A System Of Governance

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Two systems of governance, capitalism and democracy, prevail in the world today. Operating simultaneously in partially distinct domains, these systems rely on indirect governance through regulated competition to coordinate actors; inevitably, these systems influence and transform each other. This book rejects the simple equation of capitalism with markets in favor of a ...more
Hardcover, 672 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Springer (first published January 1st 2011)
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Bruce Scot the author of the book taught me an extensive course about the governance at Harvard, his book was the first reference for the class, he believes for any successful nation there are only two systems of governance, Capitalism and Democracy operating parallel in partially distinct domains, these systems rely on indirect governance through regulated competition to coordinate actors; inevitably, these systems influence and transform each other. Prof. Scot explained in this book how this ...more
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