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Marx and Modernity Key Readings and Commentary

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ISBN-10: 0631225501

ISBN-13: 9780631225508

Edition: 2002

Authors: Robert Antonio, Ira J. Cohen

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In this collection of readings, Karl Marx emerges as the first theorist to give a comprehensive social view of the birth and development of capitalist modernity. Organised analytically, each section relates to an enduring facet of Marxist thought.
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List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Notes on Contributors
General Editor's Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Marx and Modernity
Marx Readings
Marx's Vision of History: "Historical Materialism."
Primary Historical Relations or the Basic Aspects of Social Activity (with Friedrich Engels)
The Ruling Class and Ruling Ideas... (with Friedrich Engels)
The Formation of Classes... (with Friedrich Engels)
Preface to A Contribution to a Critique of Political Economy
Labor Rent
Karl Marx (Friedrich Engels)
Letter to Joseph Bloch (Friedrich Engels)
The Juggernaut of Capitalist Modernity: The Revolutionary Bourgeoisie, End of Tradition, and New Social Powers
The So-Called Primitive Accumulation
Development of the Division of Labor (with Friedrich Engels)
Bourgeois and Proletarians: (with Friedrich Engels)
Historical Tendency of Capitalist Accumulation
Cooperation
Cardinal Facts of Capitalist Production
Marx's Labor Theory of Value: The Hidden Social Relationship Beneath Capitalism's Distorted "Economic" Surface
The Two Factors of a Commodity: Use Value and Value
From Value, Price and Profit
The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof
The General Formula for Capital
The First and Second Industrial Revolutions: From Manufacture to Modern Industry
Division of Labor and Manufacture
Machinery and Modern Industry
The Downside of Capitalist Growth: Unemployment, Poverty, Speculative Crises, and Environmental Devastation
General Law of Capitalist Accumulation
The Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall
Progressive Production of a Relative Surplus Population or Industrial Reserve Army
Increase of Lunacy in Great Britain
The Economic Crisis in Europe
Modern Industry and Agriculture
Globalization and Colonialism: The New International Division of Labor
Foreign Trade
Repulsion Attraction of Workpeople
The Crisis in England
British Incomes in India
The Indian Revolt
New Society Rising in the Old: Socially Regulated Capitalism and a Third Industrial Revolution
The Factory Acts
The Role of Credit in Capitalist Production
Fixed Capital and Development of the Productive Forces of Society
The Revolutionary Proletariat and the Vicissitudes of History: Counterrevolution, Dictatorship, or Radical Democracy?
Bourgeois and Proletarians: (with Friedrich Engels)
Proletarians and Communists: (with Friedrich Engels)
The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
The Civil War in France
Critique of the Gotha Program
Contemporary Readings
After Communism: The Death or Return of Marx?
Mourning Marxism
Marx Redux
The Return of Karl Marx
New Economy or Old?: Information Capitalism and the Polarization of Class, Race, and Ethnicity
The Connected and the Disconnected
The Architect of a New Consensus
Societal Changes and Vulnerable Neighborhoods
Fortress L.A.
Neoliberal Globalization: Concentration, Proletarianization, and Immiseration in the New Transitional Order
America's Immigration "Problem"
"These Dark Satanic Mills"
From the Great Transformation to the Global Free Market
Emergent Resistance to Neoliberal Globalization: Anti-Corporate, Alliance Politics & Direct Actions
Slouching toward Seattle