In Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory individual entries introduce, explain and contextualize the key topics within classical social theory. Definitions, summaries and key words are developed throughout with careful cross-referencing, allowing students to move effortlessly between core ideas and themes. Each entry provides:• Clear definitions• Lucid accounts of key issues• Up-to-date suggestions for further reading• Informative cross-referencing Relevant, focused and accessible, this book will provide students with an indispensible guide to the central concepts of classical social theory.
Part eight of Marx's Capital Volume 1 (1976) is concerned with the ‘so-called primitive accumulation of capital’. His aim here is to establish the historical preconditions for the emergence of the capitalist mode of production from local beginnings in a few places in Europe to the creation of ...