Tithi Bhattacharya offers an introduction to the methods, insights, and strategic implications of Social Reproduction Theory. This article was first published in Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression (Pluto Press), to which it forms the introduction. Edited by Tithi Bhattacharya, Social Reproduction Theory brings together essays by Lise Vogel, Nancy Fraser, David McNally, Susan Ferguson, Cinzia Arruzza, and Salar Mohandesi and Emma Teitelman, … More Mapping social reproduction theory
Lund University (Lund, Sweden), October 6-7, 2018. In March 2015 over 500 scholars and activists participated in the first international Marxist-Feminist conference in Berlin exploring topics such as neoliberalism, intersectionality and social reproduction. The Second International Marxist-Feminist Conference took place in Vienna in 2016 under the title: Building Bridges – Shifting and Strengthening Visions – … More 3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference 2018: Transforming our lives. Transforming the world.
By Ramaa Vasudevan, This article seeks to understand the sharp divergence in the earnings of top managerial executives in the US since the 1980s, within the historical context of the evolution and transformation of the corporate landscape through the 20th century. In particular, as US multinational corporations expanded their reach to the global market at … More The Rise of the Global Corporation and the Polarization of the Managerial Class in the US
Institute of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE-UFRJ) Keynote Speakers: TBA Schedule: TBA CALL FOR PAPERS May 15: submission deadline June 1: notification of selected papers The Research Group in Political Economy at the Institute of Economics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro follows the Sraffian project proposed by Garegnani to make the … More 1st Annual International Workshop on Demand-led Growth, Conflict Inflation, and Macro Policy
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Critical Political Economy Research Network (CPERN) 2018 Midterm Workshop CALL FOR PAPERS “Gender, Race, Class and Ecology in and through Critical Political Economy” 1-2 June 2018, University of Lisbon, Portugal Capitalism cannot be explained by class alone. In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement,…
Tithi Bhattacharya responds to questions from rs21 on her new book about social reproduction theory. For someone who hasn’t come across the term before, what is social reproduction theory? Social reproduction theory (SRT) sounds quite intimidating, but the (rather grandiose) anthology of big words masks a relatively simple question: if capitalist production is fundamentally the … More Capitalism’s life source: the domestic and social basis for exploitation
By Kim Moody. From Haymarket Books: In his latest book, Kim Moody analyzes how recent changes in capitalism have altered both the composition of the working class and the economic and political ground on which it struggles. On New Terrain challenges conventional wisdom about a disappearing working class and the inevitability of a two-party political … More New Book: On New Terrain – How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War