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capital

An expenditure by an NHS institution on the acquisition of land, premises (including new and refurbished), equipment and vehicles etc. An expenditure is regarded as capital if it is in excess of £5,000.

capital

(căp′ĭ-tăl) [L. capitalis]
Pert. to the head.
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Dr Pritam Singh said there was evidence of a significant spatial shift in global capitalism, which had taken place from relatively less populated countries (advanced capitalist economies) of developed world to massively populated countries of developing world (emerging capitalist economies).
In its dealings with other countries, every capitalist nation in the world has followed very closely and vigorously in the footsteps of its indigenous capitalists who also invariably hold the reins of power.
With specific examples from around the globe, D'Aveni advocates for continual evaluation of our national capitalist structure to both react to changes in strategy from rivals and stay on the offense in the worldwide capitalist race.
Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: World Capitalism and Global History by Harmut Elsenhans, Sage Publications India Pvt.
The capitalist system has not been so obviously dysfunctional since the Great Depression.
Fortunately we have writers such as Martin Hart-Landsberg on our side to examine the actuality of capitalist globalization, as he does in his book by the same name.
Therborn asks, "Are there any rising social forces today that could be functionally equivalent to the organized working classes orthe anti-colonial movements of the twentieth century?" No equivalent anti-capitalist mass movement, he answers, but four different kinds of social forces potentially critical of contemporary capitalist development "are making themselves manifest."
It is important to understand that the exchanges on the time market are not completed with a single transaction, but instead span two markets at different points in time, namely the earlier market where the factors of production are sold, and the later market where the finished good is sold to a later capitalist. To quote Rothbard (2009, pp.
Trapped by the limited possibilities of this dichotomist capitalism-or-communism mentality, mainstream commentators lack the perspective needed to appreciate (much less inform others) that a transition away from a state-dominated command economy might conceivably lead to a type of market that is very distinct from our elite shareholder-dominated and profit-fixated capitalist model.
This shows that the native ruling elite and their capitalist allies are even worse than foreign rulers.
"The western and arrogant powers as well as the international capitalist system are undoubtedly the main cause of environmental destruction," Rahimi said, addressing the opening ceremony of the 12th International Exhibition on Environment on Wednesday.
This book comes as a necessary addition to some key recent publications largely focused on the transformative effects of the introduction of a capitalist framework in society, but it also looks at the conception, uses and misuses, practice and interpretations of present-day archaeology (Yannis Hamilakis and Philip Duke, Archaeology and Capitalism: From Ethics to Politics; Randall McGuire, Archaeology as Political Action), as well as concentrating on specific colonial or post-colonial contexts (Sarah Croucher and Lindsay Weiss, eds., The Archaeology of Capitalism in Colonial Contexts).