New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

By Samezō Kuruma. Translated and edited by Michael Schauerte. From Brill: In this volume, Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money. How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?, the first of the author’s works to be translated into English, Samezō Kuruma examines the different angles from which Marx analyses the commodity and money … More New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

New Book: Capitalism’s Contradictions – Studies of Economic Thought Before and After Marx

by Henryk Grossman. Edited by Rick Kuhn. From Haymarket Books: Henryk Grossman’s substantial essays highlight vital but still neglected aspects of Marx’s economic theory. Henryk Grossman was one of the best-known and most influential Marxist economists of the 20th century, and yet most of his work remains unavailable to English-speaking audiences. His most famous book, … More New Book: Capitalism’s Contradictions – Studies of Economic Thought Before and After Marx

On Marxian Economics

By J.E. King, This entry begins by setting out the core ideas of Karl Marx (1818–83), with particular reference to the theory of historical materialism and its application to the capitalist mode of production. Marx’s theory of value and distribution receives detailed attention, followed by his models of capital accumulation and economic crisis. Then the … More On Marxian Economics

New Book: Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism – Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy

By Kohei Saito. From Monthly Review Press: Karl Marx, author of what is perhaps the world’s most resounding and significant critique of bourgeois political economy, has frequently been described as a “Promethean.” According to critics, Marx held an inherent belief in the necessity of humans to dominate the natural world, in order to end material … More New Book: Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism – Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy

New Book: Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865

Edited by Fred Moseley. From Haymarket Books: With this volume, Marxist scholars can finally compare Engels’s Volume III with Marx’s original manuscript and evaluate the differences. Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865 makes available the original draft manuscript of Volume III of Capital. These notebooks were heavily edited by Engels to prepare the text for publication, … More New Book: Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865

New Book: Knowledge, Class and Economics – Marxism without Guarantees

Edited by Theodore A. Burczak, Robert F. Garnett Jr., & Richard McIntyre. From Routledge: Knowledge, Class, and Economics: Marxism without Guarantees surveys the “Amherst School” of non-determinist Marxist political economy, 40 years on: its core concepts, intellectual origins, diverse pathways, and enduring tensions. The volume’s 30 original essays reflect the range of perspectives and projects … More New Book: Knowledge, Class and Economics – Marxism without Guarantees