Download E-books Frontiers of Political Economy PDF

By Guglielmo Carchedi

Transcending the arid formalism of present-day fiscal thought, Frontiers of Political economic climate develops a brand new and available standpoint at the global economic system. Guglielmo Carchedi identifies and analyses 3 key good points of contemporary capitalism: the swiftly expanding percentage of human labour wanted for the development of technological know-how and expertise instead of for the construction of products; the worldwide, instead of nationwide, nature of creation, distribution and intake; and the dominance of the oligopolies.

This research allows Carchedi to discover new theoretical frontiers: from an unique thought of psychological and fabric labour to an research of the stipulations lower than which psychological labour produces worth; from an evaluation of the category constitution of contemporary capitalism to an appraisal of the social content material of technology and expertise; from an alternate account of crises, inflation and stagflation to a learn in their relation to the destruction of price and to fingers creation. He additionally forged clean mild on a couple of uncomplicated modern issues—including the current monetary and financial crisis—and surveys crucial fresh controversies in language available to non-specialists.

Rigorous and wide-ranging, yet written with nice lucidity, Frontiers of Political financial system is a vital publication for either experts and scholars in economics and politics.

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Download E-books Collected Works, Volume 29: Marx 1857-61 PDF

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume 29 comprises the continuation of the Outlines of the Critique of Political economic system (Grundrisse), A Contribution to the Critique of Political financial system, half One and the preparatory materials.

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Marx/Engels accrued Works (MECW) is the biggest choice of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It includes all works released by means of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and various unpublished manuscripts and letters. The amassed Works, which used to be translated via Richard Dixon and others, comprises 50 volumes. It was once compiled and published among 1975 and 2005 by means of growth Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and foreign Publishers (New York).

The amassed Works comprises fabric written via Marx among 1835 and his dying in 1883, and via Engels among 1838 and his dying in 1895. The early volumes comprise juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. numerous volumes acquire the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the accumulated Works comprise famous works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The accrued Works comprises thirteen volumes of correspondence through the mature Marx and Engels, protecting the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the gathered Works is the main whole number of the paintings via Marx and Engels released up to now in English, it isn't their entire works. A venture to put up the pair's entire works in German is anticipated to require greater than a hundred and twenty volumes.

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Download E-books The Social Question and the Democratic Revolution: Marx and the Legacy of 1848 PDF

By Douglas Moggach

The progressive activities of 1848 considered the political cataclysm of continental Europe as an explosion of liberty, a brand new age of freedom and equality. This assortment makes a speciality of the connection among democratic and socialist currents in 1848, trying to think again the relevance of those currents to the current period of world financial liberalism.

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Download E-books The People's Network: The Political Economy of the Telephone in the Gilded Age (American Business, Politics, and Society) PDF

By Robert MacDougall

The Bell method ruled telecommunications within the usa and Canada for many of the 20th century, yet its monopoly was once no longer inevitable. within the many years round 1900, usual citizens—farmers, medical professionals, small-town entrepreneurs—established tens of hundreds of thousands of autonomous mobile structures, stringing their very own wires to convey this new expertise to the folk. controlled by way of opportunists and idealists alike, those small companies have been prompted not just by way of revenue but in addition via the promise of open conversation as a weapon opposed to monopoly capital and for defense of local autonomy. because the Bell empire grew, independents fought fiercely to keep keep an eye on in their neighborhood networks and companies—a fight with an rising company huge that has been virtually solely forgotten.

The People's Network reconstructs the tale of the telephone's contentious beginnings, exploring the interaction of political economic climate, company technique, and social perform within the production of contemporary North American telecommunications. Drawing from govt files within the usa and Canada, autonomous mobile journals and guides, and the records of neighborhood Bell working businesses and their competitors, Robert MacDougall locates the nationwide debates over the which means, use, and association of the phone as a turning element within the heritage of data networks. The competing companies represented dueling political philosophies: local as opposed to nationwide identification and native as opposed to centralized strength. even though self sustaining mobilephone businesses didn't win their struggle with sizeable enterprise, they essentially replaced the best way telecommunications have been conceived.

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Download E-books Marx's Discourse with Hegel PDF

By Norman Levine

The made of 8 years of study, Levine's examine divides Marx's relation to Hegel into provinces, components of discontinuity and continuity. Marx's discontinuity from Hegel arose from his negation of the Hegelian method, the assumption that Spirit was once the predicative strength within the universe. Marx's continuity with Hegel matters Hegelian technique, or the structural approaches of cause itself defined within the technological know-how Of common sense. Marx included the natural picture of Hegel and utilized it to political economic system and Marx interpreted fiscal platforms, Das Kapital, as natural process. final touch of this research required that Levine not just grasp the bibliography of Marx, yet that of Hegel besides and he came upon that an enormous trove of the manuscripts of the younger Hegel weren't to be had to Marx and have been simply released within the twentieth Century. in brief, Georg Lukacs and Herbert Marcuse knew extra of Hegel than Marx did.

Marx's Discourse With Hegel is the 1st probe to reply to 3 questions:

Which manuscripts of Hegel did Marx know?
Which manuscripts of Hegel did Marxnot know?
How the invisibility of those younger Hegelian texts ended in Marx's misreading of Hegel.

The final result of Marx's lack of awareness of early Hegel texts ended in his false impression of Hegel, yet Marx nonetheless included Hegelian methodology.

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'Levine's paintings as an entire bargains a very distinct account of Marx's family members along with his nice predecessor Hegel, in addition to mentors and friends akin to Bruno Bauer, Arnold Ruge, Ludwig Feuerbach and, after all, Marx's brother-in-arms, Friedrich Engels. it's a source no pupil attracted to the interior improvement of Marx's concept is probably going to ignore.' - Marx & Philosophy evaluation of Books

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Download E-books An Enlightenment Tory in Victorian Scotland: The Career of Sir Archibald Alison (McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas) PDF

By Michael Michie

An Enlightenment Tory in Victorian Scotland is a political and highbrow biography of Sir Archibald Alison (1792-1867), historian, social critic, legal attorney, and sheriff of Lanarkshire. the 1st writer to check the total variety of Alison's writings and actions, Michael Michie finds an important hyperlink among the Scottish Enlightenment and Victorian conservatism. Michie argues that Alison's conservative principles have been deeply stimulated by means of the social and political considered the Scottish Enlightenment. He contends that Alison used to be the embodiment of the excessive Tory appropriation of the legacy of Adam Smith really glaring within the trust that advertisement agrarian capitalist society was once the main acceptable shape for either the upkeep of order and the perform of advantage. constructing the advice conservative interpretation of the enlightened legacy used to be attainable for the succeeding century, Michie's learn bargains an invaluable corrective to the acquired knowledge that Victorian Liberalism used to be the genuine inheritor of the Scottish Enlightenment.

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Download E-books Imperialism, Crisis and Class Struggle: The Enduring Verities and Contemporary Face of Capitalism: Essays in Honor of James Petras PDF

By Henry Veltmeyer

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Henry Veltmeyer Ph.D. (1976) is professor of foreign improvement reviews at Saint Mary's college. He has released broadly at the political financial system of foreign improvement and Latin America.

Edited through Henry Veltmeyer, Saint Mary's University

This e-book of essays is written in honour of James Petras, in acceptance of his highbrow achievements and political interventions—his steadfast ideas, unique scholarship, outstanding writing and uncompromising commitment to the preferred struggles of thousands internationally. In acceptance of his life of major contributions and valuable function within the worldwide fight for social justice, the authors of this assortment, each one a number one student in his personal correct, tackle the most serious problems with our time: these of imperialism, problem and sophistication fight. those concerns let the authors to spot either the ‘the enduring verities and modern face of capitalism’ and James Petras’ contributions to their paintings and that of others.

Contributors are Berch Berberoglu, Tom Brass, Ronald H. Chilcote, Raúl Delgado clever, John Bellamy Foster, Hannah Holleman, Ashok Kumbamu, Fernando Leiva, Stephen Lendman, Morris Morley, Michael Parenti, and Henry Veltmeyer.

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Note: this publication has it seems that been reprinted by means of Haymarket books! uncertain if something used to be further to it or now not, yet simply proposal i might point out it.

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Download E-books Ending the Crisis of Capitalism or Ending Capitalism? PDF

By Samir Amin

The elements that led to the 2008 monetary cave in are tested during this research that explores the systemic predicament of capitalism after 20 years of neoliberal globalization. Samir Amin lays naked the connection among dominating oligopolies and the globalization of the area economic climate and argues that the present challenge is a profound problem of the capitalist method itself, bringing ahead an period during which wars—and might be revolutions—will once more shake the area. the writer examines the hazard to the plutocracies of the USA, Europe, and Japan from judgements of modern G20 conferences and analyzes those powers' makes an attempt to come back to the pre-2008 approach and to impose their domination at the peoples of the South via intensifying army intervention by utilizing associations reminiscent of NATO. an alternate approach which, by means of construction at the advances made through revolutionary forces in Latin the United States, may let for a extra humane society via either the North and the South operating jointly is proposed.

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