PEWS 2018 Annual Conference: Call for papers

The Theme of the 42nd Annual Conference will be “Business Cycles in the Modern World System: Past, Present and Future.” The conference will be held at Fairfield University, in Fairfield, CT on April 26-28 2018. Paper proposals (around 500 words) should be sent to pews2018@gmail.com by October 30, 2017. From the sixteenth century until the … More PEWS 2018 Annual Conference: Call for papers

New book: Assembly by Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri

From Oxford University Press: In recent years “leaderless” social movements have proliferated around the globe, from North Africa and the Middle East to Europe, the Americas, and East Asia. Some of these movements have led to impressive gains: the toppling of authoritarian leaders, the furthering of progressive policy, and checks on repressive state forces. They … More New book: Assembly by Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri

New Book: Trumponomics – Causes and Consequences

Edited by Edward Fullbrook and Jamie Morgan. From WEA Books: Two things seem generally agreed about Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States: it is, for good or for bad, potentially a major historical turning point and its most important determinant was the economic reality experienced today by the majority of Americans. Given … More New Book: Trumponomics – Causes and Consequences

New Book: Family Values – Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism

By Melinda Cooper. From MIT Press: Why was the discourse of family values so pivotal to the conservative and free-market revolution of the 1980s and why has it continued to exert such a profound influence on American political life? Why have free-market neoliberals so often made common cause with social conservatives on the question of … More New Book: Family Values – Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism