The Servant State

The Servant State

Overseeing Capital Accumulation in Canada

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"In The Servant State: Overseeing Capital Accumulation in Canada, McCormack and Workman explore Canada's experience through the "age of austerity" and highlight how this experience has been shaped by the specific way capitalist development has unfolded in Canada and the role of the state in this process. The analytical standpoint is not that of the oppressed per se, but rather that of capitalism as a whole. They share the condemnation of the capitalist establishment, are appalled by the greed and avarice of the ruling elite and despair at the obscenities of the age; however, the critical spirit of their study is imbued less with a mood of indignation and more with assumptions and sensitivities about the inner tendencies of capitalism and the supportive role of the state. The struggle against contemporary excess and horror must be framed with reference to the immuring tendencies of the capitalist order of things."--
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba :, Fernwood Publishing,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781552667835
Characteristics: xii, 137 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Workman, W. Thom - Author


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