New Book: Value, Competition and Exploitation – Marx’s Legacy Revisited

By Jonathan F. Cogliano, Peter Flaschel, Reiner Franke, Nils Fröhlich, and Roberto Veneziani. From Edward Elgar: This book provides a comprehensive and rigorous, yet accessible, analysis of classical and Marxian price and value theory using the tools of contemporary economic analysis. The broad conceptual framework and methodology of Marx and the classical authors offers interesting … More New Book: Value, Competition and Exploitation – Marx’s Legacy Revisited

Deepening our Understanding of Social Reproduction Theory

by Tithi Bhattacharya and Susan Ferguson, Pluto Press is launching a series on Social Reproduction Theory with Tithi Bhattacharya and Susan Ferguson as series editors. In this blog, they explain the broad outlines of SRT and the urgent need for such a series in our current political moment, and encourage prospective authors to submit their … More Deepening our Understanding of Social Reproduction Theory

Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

By Julie Matthaei, This article is partially based on an article that is forthcoming in the URPE AT 50 Special Issue of RRPE. Tellus organized a round-table discussion of it, which I then responded to.  The whole thing (my essay plus roundtable) is posted here, and my essay alone, here. Since the stirring of “second … More Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

New Book: Marx’s Dream – From Capitalism to Communism

By Tom Rockmore. From University of Chicago Press: Two centuries after his birth, Karl Marx is read almost solely through the lens of Marxism, his works examined for how they fit into the doctrine that was developed from them after his death. With Marx’s Dream, Tom Rockmore offers a much-needed alternative view, distinguishing rigorously between … More New Book: Marx’s Dream – From Capitalism to Communism

New Book: Class and Property in Marx’s Economic Thought – Exploring the Basis for Capitalism

By Jørgen Sandemose. From Routledge: This book presents the capitalist system as a function of the interaction of the three basic classes in the capitalist social formation. Through this, it shows how the corresponding conflicts and clashes of interests between those classes – industrial capitalists, wage labourers and landed proprietors – are unavoidable for understanding … More New Book: Class and Property in Marx’s Economic Thought – Exploring the Basis for Capitalism