Re/presenting Class: Essays in Postmodern Marxism

Re/presenting Class: Essays in Postmodern Marxism


Re/presenting Class is a suite of essays that develops a poststructuralist Marxian notion of sophistication for you to theorize the complicated modern monetary terrain. either development upon and reconsidering a practice that Stephen Resnick and Richard Wolff—two of this volume’s editors—began within the overdue Nineteen Eighties with their groundbreaking paintings Knowledge and Class, individuals goal to right past examine that has mostly did not position category as a imperative topic in monetary research. Suggesting the opportunity of a brand new politics of the economic system, the gathering as a complete specializes in the variety and contingency of monetary kinfolk and processes.
Investigating a variety of instances, the essays remove darkness from, for example, the organizational and cultural capability during which unmeasured surpluses—labor that happens open air the formal place of work‚ akin to household work—are allotted and placed to exploit. Editors Resnick and Wolff, in addition to J. okay. Gibson-Graham, convey theoretical essays including those who follow their imaginative and prescient to subject matters starting from the Iranian Revolution to sharecropping within the Mississippi Delta to the fight over the possession of training fabrics at a liberal arts collage. instead of knowing type as a component of an overarching capitalist social constitution, the contributors—from radical and cultural economists to social scientists—define type when it comes to various and ongoing procedures of manufacturing, appropriating, and dispensing surplus exertions and examine classification identities as a number of, altering, and interacting with different facets of id in contingent and unpredictable ways.
Re/presenting Class will attraction essentially to students of Marxism and political economy.

Contributors. Carole Biewener, Anjan Chakrabarti, Stephen Cullenberg, Fred Curtis, Satyananda Gabriel, J. okay. Gibson-Graham, Serap Kayatekin, Bruce Norton, Phillip O’Neill, Stephen Resnick, David Ruccio, Dean Saitta, Andriana Vlachou, Richard Wolff

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