With respect to to this post, readers might be interested in a long set of follow-up debates below. h/t Patrick Bond, whose contribution was just published here at Human Geography David Harvey Denies Imperialism In a major critique of David Harvey’s work, the radical political economist John Smith takes on Harvey’s claim that the “East” … More Imperialism in the 21st Century
In 1977, author and professor Bryan Magee interviews the late philosopher and radical political theorist Herbert Marcuse, who explains how the Frankfurt School reevaluated Marxism when world economic crisis failed to destroy capitalism as predicted by Marx. The philosophical roots of the student rebellions of the sixties also analyzed.
We, the signatory academics to the Peace Declaration that went public in January 2016, have been subjected to multiple forms of intimidation, repression, defamation by governmental authorities as well as by pro-AKP groups in Turkey for more than two years. Despite all the pressures we have stood for our claim to peace in our country. … More A Plea from Academics for Peace – Turkey
Volume 50 Issue 3, September 2018 Introduction Introduction to the Special Issue of the Past, Present, and Future of Radical Economics: URPE at Fifty Marlene Kim First Published September 4, 2018; pp. 453–456 Abstract | | | Articles How URPE Helped This “Tenured Radical” Thrive in a Non-radical Economics Department Michael Meeropol First Published September … More RRPE: The Past, Present, & Future of Radical Economics – URPE at 50
By David M. Fields, Social reality must not be recognized as an aura of perceived characteristics, of which there lies no unifying substance that could account for coherence. There is an evident danger in oversimplifying things. What is requisite is an approach to social science that engages issues concerning social ontology, that is, epistemic positions … More The Foundations for an Ethical Political Humanist Social Science
Each year, the RRPE editorial board selects the best paper from the among those papers published in the previous volume year. The winner receives a check from Sage. Free access to the full version of the current award-winning paper is available for 60 days on the SAGE website. Current Recipient 2017, volume 49: “Job Quality … More 2017 RRPE Annual Best Paper Award
By Susan Ferguson, Social reproduction is a big idea. And like all big ideas, it appears in many guises, refashioned time and again to fit specific problems arising in distinct fields of research. We see social reproduction theories cropping up, for instance, within Education, Psychology, Sociology and Political Economy. And if you ask Wikipedia, you’ll … More Social Reproduction: What’s the big idea?