Call for Papers: 8th Annual IIPPE Conference in Political Economy

Theme: The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century Date and Place: September 13-15, 2017, Berlin School of Economics and Law IIPPE, CPERN and IPE call for general submissions for the Conference but particularly welcome those on its core themes of inequalities and instabilities, which will be the focus for the plenary … More Call for Papers: 8th Annual IIPPE Conference in Political Economy

MATERIAL SUPPORT FOR PURGED ACADEMICS IN TURKEY

{For those coming here looking for a reputable place to make a material contribution to supporting the victims of the repression in Turkey, who do not have time or interest in reading a blog piece about material aid for purged academics in Turkey (notwithstanding how fascinating my blog piece is!), the site of Academics for … More MATERIAL SUPPORT FOR PURGED ACADEMICS IN TURKEY

A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

By David M. Fields, Within the extensive literature on globalization, it has been consistently theorized that given historically-specific reorganizations and re-articulations of capitalist development, specifically concerning a ‘new international division of labor,’ the global social cartography has been exceptionally reconstituted. Yet, what are the manifested contours? & how should they be measured? It seems as … More A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

Marx, Engels & the ‘Red Chemist’ – The Forgotten Legacy of Carl Schorlemmer

by Ian Angus, In the closing decades of the twentieth century, a peculiar idea took hold in parts of academia. It contended that far from being the closest of comrades and collaborators, who worked in harmony for forty years, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels in fact disagreed with each other on fundamental questions of theory … More Marx, Engels & the ‘Red Chemist’ – The Forgotten Legacy of Carl Schorlemmer