corporate capitalism


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • capitalism — cap i*tal*is m (k[a^]p [i^]*tal*[i^]z m), n. An economic system based on predominantly private (individual or corporate) investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of goods and wealth; contrasted with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capitalism — A system of wage labour and commodity production for sale, exchange, and profit, rather than for the immediate need of the producers. Plentiful examples of capitalism in the pre modern era exist but, typically, capitalist exchanges were… …   Dictionary of sociology

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