What is capitalist?

  • (adj): Of or relating to capitalism or capitalists.
    Example: "A capitalist nation"
    Synonyms: capitalistic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on capitalist:

Rentier Capitalism - Usage By Marxists
... In the early works of Karl Marx the term "rentier" was used juxtaposed to a "capitalist" to show that a rentier essentially uses up all of his profit, whereas a capitalist is ... his capital himself, and in so doing bring about his own ruin, or become an industrial capitalist..." However, he soon arrives to the understanding of capitalism as inherently built upon practices ... rent (that is the form of landed property created by capitalist production itself) are superfetations which are not essential to capitalist production ...
Fernando Mateo - Capitalist
... Mateo, in addition to selling his wares to affluent upper West Siders, also marketed his product to those New Yorkers who lived in tenements and high-rise apartments, most of which had unfurnished floors. ...
Socialist Economics - History of Socialist Economic Thought - Das Kapital
... and used for the purpose of revealing how commodity fetishism obscures the reality of capitalist society ... as the branching point in economic theory in one direction went those who rejected the capitalist system as fundamentally anti-social, arguing that it could ... important statements The Law of Value Capitalist production is the production of “an immense multitude of commodities” or generalised commodity production ...
Schumpeterian Growth
... The process serves the basic need of the Capitalist- desire to accumulate surplus value ... innovation for the survival and expansion of the Capitalist Class ... This "creation" thus works as a market driver for the Capitalist, who is now the sole supplier of this new product ...
Critical Social Work - Introduction
... workers this implies working towards the transformation of capitalist society towards building social arrangements which are more compatible with these ... However they work in institutional contexts which paradoxically implicates them in maintaining capitalist functions ... seen as an indispensable tool of the capitalist social order ...

More definitions of "capitalist":

  • (noun): A person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business).
  • (noun): A conservative advocate of capitalism.
  • (adj): Favoring or practicing capitalism.
    Synonyms: capitalistic

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    ... in a capitalist society a man is expected to be an aggressive, uncompromising, factual, lusty, intelligent provider of goods, and the woman, a retiring, gracious, emotional, intuitive, attractive consumer of goods.
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