On the Limits of Limits to Capital

My contribution to this celebration of Limits to Capital (hereafter Limits or LC) approaches it as a magisterial work that is also a ‘classic’ text. Even though Harvey recently described it, with justified regret, as the least discussed and used of his books (2000), it is a work of massive theoretical ambition and solid accomplishment. As Harvey remarks elsewhere, Limits ‘seeks to integrate the financial (temporal) and geographical (call it global and spatial) aspects to accumulation within the framework of Marx’s overall argument.

The Crisis of the National Spatio-Temporal Fix and the Ecological Dominance of Globalizing Capitalism

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The crisis of the national spatio-temporal fix and the ecological dominance of globalizing capitalism’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Studies, 24 (2), 323-360, 2000.   This article addresses globalization from a doubly heterodox regulationist viewpoint. The regulation approach is already…

Narratives of Crisis and Crisis Response: Perspectives from North and South

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Narratives of crisis and crisis response: perspectives from North and South’, in P. Utting, S. Razavi, and R.V. Buchholz, eds, The Global Crisis and Transformative Change, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 23-42, 2012.   Introduction This chapter explores attempts by different social…

The Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Globalizing Capital and their Impact on State Power and Democracy

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The spatiotemporal dynamics of capital and its globalization and their impact on state power and democracy’, in H. Rosa and W.E. Scheuerman, eds, High–Speed Society: Social Acceleration, Power, and Modernity, University Park: Penn State University Press, 135-158, 2009. *** This…

Spatial Fixes, Temporal Fixes, and Spatio-Temporal Fixes

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Spatial fixes, temporal fixes, and spatio-temporal fixes’, in N. Castree and D. Gregory, eds, David Harvey: a Critical Reader, Oxford: Blackwell, 142-66, 2006. *** It is especially productive to probe major thinkers on issues central to their work and widely…

Capitalism, the Regulation Approach, and Critical Realism

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Capitalism, the regulation approach, and critical realism’, in A. Brown, S. Fleetwood, and J. Roberts, eds, Critical Realism and Marxism, London: Routledge, 88-115, 2001. *** [1]  Committed critical realist commentators on the economics discipline have not discussed, as far as…