Socialist Register 2014

Registering Class

Author(s): PANITCH, Leo ALBO, Greg CHIBBER, Vivek
ISBN13/Barcode: 9780850366426
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Today’s economic crisis has been deployed to extend the class struggle from above while many resistances have been explicitly cast in terms of class struggles from below. This volume addresses how capitalist classes are reorganizing as well as the structure and composition of working classes in the 21st century.

Contents: Leo Panitch, Greg Albo & Vivek Chibber: Preface; Arun Gupta: The Walmart working class; Bryan Palmer: Reconsiderations of class: precariousness as proletarianization; Vivek Chibber: Capitalism, class and universalism: escaping the cul-de-sac of postcolonial theory; Ursula Huws: The underpinnings of class in the digital age: living, labour and value; Colin Leys: The British ruling class; Claude Serfati: The new configuration of the capitalist class; William Carroll: Whither the transnational capitalist class?; Bastiaan van Apeldoorn: The European capitalist class and the crisis of its hegemonic project; Virgina Fontes & Ana Garcia: Brazil’s new imperial capitalism; Alfredo Saad-Filho & Lecio Morais: Mass protests: Brazilian spring or Brazilian malaise?; Ian MacDonald Beyond the labour of Sisyphus: unions and the city; Andrew Murray: Left unity or class unity? Working-class politics in Britain; Madeleine Davis: Rethinking class: the lineage of the Socialist Register; Leo Panitch: Registering class and politics: fifty years of the Socialist Register
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Today’s economic crisis has been deployed to extend the class struggle from above while many resistances have been explicitly cast in terms of class struggles from below. This volume addresses how capitalist classes are reorganizing as well as the structure and composition of working classes in the 21st century. Contents: Leo Panitch, Greg Albo & Vivek Chibber: Preface; Arun Gupta: The Walmart working class; Bryan Palmer: Reconsiderations of class: precariousness as proletarianization; Vivek Chibber: Capitalism, class and universalism: escaping the cul-de-sac of postcolonial theory; Ursula Huws: The underpinnings of class in the digital age: living, labour and value; Colin Leys: The British ruling class; Claude Serfati: The new configuration of the capitalist class; William Carroll: Whither the transnational capitalist class?; Bastiaan van Apeldoorn: The European capitalist class and the crisis of its hegemonic project; Virgina Fontes & Ana Garcia: Brazil’s new imperial capitalism; Alfredo Saad-Filho & Lecio Morais: Mass protests: Brazilian spring or Brazilian malaise?; Ian MacDonald Beyond the labour of Sisyphus: unions and the city; Andrew Murray: Left unity or class unity? Working-class politics in Britain; Madeleine Davis: Rethinking class: the lineage of the Socialist Register; Leo Panitch: Registering class and politics: fifty years of the Socialist Register

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ISBN13/Barcode 9780850366426
ISBN10 0850366429
Author PANITCH, Leo ALBO, Greg CHIBBER, Vivek
Binding Hardback
Date Published 24 Oct 2013
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 335
Publisher Merlin Press

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