From Palgrave. Edited by Tressie McMillan Cottom & William A. Darity Jr This edited volume proposes that the phenomenon of private sector, financialized higher education expansion in the United States benefits from a range of theoretical and methodological treatments. Social scientists, policy analysts, researchers, and for-profit sector leaders discuss how and to what ends for-profit colleges are … More New Book: For-Profit Universities – The Shifting Landscape of Marketized Higher Education
Edited by Ajamu Nangwaya & Michael Truscello. From AK Press: Even mainstream media like the New York Times and The Economist have recently posed the question: Why don’t the poor rise up?, uneasily amazed that capitalism hasn’t met with greater resistance. In the context of unparalleled global wealth disparity, ecological catastrophe, and myriad forms of structural oppression, this vibrant … More New Book: Why Don’t the Poor Rise Up? – Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance
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The second issue of the Journal of Working-Class Studies is now available.
h/t David Primrose The Winter 2017 issue of the Journal of Australian Political Economy is available and free to download on the JAPE website. This issue features some great contributions on a range of issues, from David Ruccio discussing utopia and the critique of political economy, Adam David Morton’s reflections on spatial political economy, Chris … More The Winter 2017 issue of the Journal of Australian Political Economy
Dates of Event: 19th September 2017 – 20th September 2017 Last Booking Date for this Event: 20th September 2017 Description: 19th September: 1100-2000hrs | 20th September: 1000-1600hrs International conference sponsored by Department of European and International Studies, King’s College London, and thenextrecession.wordpress.com blog. Karl Marx published the first volume of his life work, Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, in September 1867. Together … More Capital 150: Marx’s Capital Today – King’s College
From Haymarket Books: In The Thatcherite Offensive, Alexander Gallas provides a class-centered, Neo-Poulantzan political analysis of Thatcherism. Drawing upon Greek state-theorist Nicos Poulantzas, Gallas challenges both mainstream and critical accounts of British politics in the 1980s and 90s. He shows that Thatcherism’s success and novelty, indeed its unity as a political project, lay in the … More New Book by Alexander Gallas: The Thatcherite Offensive – A Neo-Poulantzasian Analysis
by Michael Zweig Rather than speaking of the working class in terms that reduce it to only categories of race and gender, the emerging field of working-class studies is settling on definitions of class that are rooted in the power relations established in production, extending outward into politics and culture.1 In this view, working-class people … More White Working-Class Voters and the Future of Progressive Politics