The Corporations and the State
Essays in the Theory of Capitalism and Imperialism

O'Connor, James
Publisher:  Harper Torchbooks, New York, USA
Year Published:  1974  
Pages:  222pp   ISBN:  0-06-131930-9
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7372

Essays discussing modern U.S. capitalism and imperialism. Each chapter tries to delineate the relationship between 'economic' and 'political' processes, or at least recognize the unity between them. The unifying them is the role of the large corporations in U.S. society and the world eonomy, and the relationship between these corporations and the capitalist state.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

PART I - CAPITALISM
One - The Need for Production and the Production of Needs
Two - The Theory of Surplus Value

PART II - THE CORPORATIONS
Three - Baran and Sweezy's Monopoly Capital
Four - Fitch and Oppenheimer's Theory of Finance Capital

PART III -THE STATE
Five - Scientific and Ideological Elements in the Economic Theory of Government Policy
Six - The Fiscal Crisis of the State

PART IV - ECONOMIC IMPERIALISM
Seven - The Meaning of Economic Imperialism
Eight - International Corporations and Economic Underdevelopment
Index

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