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The Structure of Global Capitalism Volume 1+2

TABLE OF CONTENTS Volume 1+2 (Extended search incl.)

Preface . . . 11
  1. Introduction . . . 13
    1. Vision and Aims . . . 13
    2. The Problem . . . 15
    3. Structuring of the Work . . . 27
    4. Notes on the Approach . . . 31
  2. Methodology . . . 33
    1. Anthony Giddens' Structuration Theory . . . 33
      1. Structure, System and the Duality of Structure: the Core of Structuration Theory . . . 35
      2. The Economic System, Institutions and the Central Concepts of the Global Economy . . . 60
      3. The Reception of Giddens' Structuration Theory and its Significance to an Examination of Global Developments . . . 63
      4. Structuration Theory and the Will as Intellectual Capacity . . . 68
      5. The Significance of Structuration Theory for Globalization . . . 72
    2. Objective Hermeneutics (Hermeneutic Empirical Science) . . . 79
    3. Critical Theory - The Frankfurt School . . . 87
    4. Hermeneutic Typology . . . 96
  3. Time Diagnoses . . . 103
    1. Images of Humanity and Sustainability . . . 103
    2. Luhmann Reloaded . . . 115
    3. Jean Baudrillard and the Damaged Subject - Object Realtionship . . . 123
    4. Does the End of the Subject Represent the Beginning of the Individual? - On the Construction of a Mental-Intellectual Organization . . . 144
      1. The End of the Subject . . . 144
      2. On the Theory of Individuation . . . 155
    5. On the Crisis of Humanism . . . 168
    6. Terrorism, or Abstraction Strikes Back? (Financial Sociological Deliberations on the Subject of Terrorism) . . . 179

Volume 2
  1. The Shareholder-Stakeholder Relationship and Corporate Governance . . . 217
    1. Shareholder, Stakeholder and Corporate Governance . . . 217
      1. Shareholder Value . . . 217
      2. Stakeholder Value . . . 224
      3. Corporate Governance . . . 228
    2. Divergent Capitalisms . . . 230
      1. A New Capitalism? - On the Question of Regulation Theory . . . 238
      2. Rhineland Capitalism . . . 240
      3. Digital Capitalism (the Binary System and Capital) . . . 258
    3. Anti-Semitism and Anti-Americanism . . . 267
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      1. The Holocaust and McDonaldization - a Derailment of Reason? . . . 270
      2. Is There a Shareholderism? . . . 277
    4. The Shareholder-Stakeholder Relationship and Corporate Governance . . . 278
  2. On the International Financial Market Architecture . . . 287
    1. Investment and Decision-Making . . . 294
    2. LTCM - a Lesson for Rolling Heads? . . . 308
    3. Finance Innovation as New Financial Order? . . . 313
    4. Risk, Danger and N. Luhamnn's System Theory . . . 317
      1. From Banks to Financial Markets: the Paradigm Shift in the Structure of Financing . . . 318
      2. The Significance to the Financial Markets of 'Secondary' Observation . . . 320
      3. Inflation und Deflation - The Opportunities and Limits of Immunization . . . 327
    5. On the Transformation of Financial Markets . . . 332
    6. On Possible Proposals for a Global Financial Architecture . . . 338
  3. Conclusion . . . 349
  4. Bibliography . . . 357
Appendix: Figures and Tables . . . 371
 
 
(→ A punctuation problem occurred in the tables of content of the books. In the subtitles the point should be in between the figures instead of at the end.)