Volume 3 — The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole

Part One: The Transformation of Surplus-Value into Profit, and of the Rate of Surplus-Value into the Rate of Profit

The starting point of Volume 3 is a double result: Capital is dependent on itself in realising its purpose and provides its own conditions. At the same time, capital is a barrier to itself and individual capitals must fit into the the reproduction and accumulation of total social capital.

Chapter 1: Cost Price and Profit

Chapter 2: The Rate of Profit

Chapter 3: The Relation of the Rate of Profit to the Rate of Surplus-Value

Chapter 4: The Effect of the Turnover on the Rate of Profit

Chapter 5: Economy in the Use of Constant Capital

Chapter 6: The Effect of Changes in Price

Chapter 7: Supplementary Remarks

Part Two: The Transformation of Profit into Average Profit

Chapter 8: Different Compositions of Capitals in Different Branches of Production, and Resulting Variations in Rates of Profit

Chapter 9: Formation of a General Rate of Profit (Average Rate of Profit) and Transformation of the Commodity Values into Prices of Production

Chapter 10: Equalization of the General Rate of Profit Through Competition. Market-Prices and Market-Values. Surplus-Profit

Chapter 11: Effects of General Fluctuations in Wages on Prices of Production

Chapter 12: Supplementary Remarks

Part Three: The Law of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall

Chapter 13: The Law Itself

Chapter 14: Counteracting Factors

Chapter 15: Development of the Law’s Internal Contradictions

Part Four: The Transformation of Commodity-Capital and Money-Capital into Commercial Capital and Money-Dealing Capital (Merchant’s Capital)

Chapter 16: Commercial Capital

Chapter 17: Commercial Profit

Chapter 18: The Turnover of Commercial Capital. Prices

Chapter 19: Money-Dealing Capital

Chapter 20: Historical Material on Merchant’s Capital

Part Five: Division of Profit into Interest and Profit of Enterprise.

Chapter 21: Interest-Bearing Capital

Chapter 22: Division of Profit. Rate of Interest. ‘Natural’ Rate of Interest.

Chapter 23: Interest and Profit of Enterprise

Chapter 24: Interest-Bearing Capital as the Superficial Form of the Capital Relation

Chapter 25: Credit and Fictitious Capital

Chapter 26: Accumulation of Money-Capital, and its Influence on the Rete of Interest

Chapter 27: The Role of Credit in Capitalist Production

Chapter 28: Medium of Circulation and Capital. The Views of Tooke and Fullarton

Chapter 29: Banking Capital’s Component Parts

Chapter 30: Money Capital and Real Capital: I

Chapter 31: Money Capital and Real Capital: II (Continuation)

Chapter 32: Money Capital and Real Capital: III (Conclusion)

Chapter 33: The Means of Circulation under the Credit System

Chapter 34: The Currency Principle and the English Bank Legislation of 1844

Chapter 35: Precious Metal and Rate of Exchange

Chapter 36: Pre-Capitalist Relations

Part Six: The Transformation of Surplus-Profit into Ground-Rent

Chapter 37: Introduction

Chapter 38: Differential Rent in General

Chapter 39: The First Form of Differential Rent (Differential Rent I)

Chapter 40: The Second Form of Differential Rent (Differential Rent II)

Chapter 41: Differential Rent II — First Case: Price of Production Constant

Chapter 42: Differential Rent II — Second Case: Price of Production Falling

Chapter 43: Differential Rent II — Third Case: Rising Price of Production. Results

Chapter 44: Differential Rent Even on the Poorest Land Cultivated

Chapter 45: Absolute Ground-Rent

Chapter 46: Rent of Buildings. Rent of Mines. Price of Land

Chapter 47: The Genesis of Capitalist Ground-Rent

Part Seven: The Revenues and their Sources

Chapter 48: The Trinity Formula

Chapter 49: Concerning the Analysis of the Production Process

Chapter 50: The Illusion Created by Competition

Chapter 51: Relations of Distribution and Relations of Production

Chapter 52: Classes