A summary of Erik Olin Wright’s paper, Understanding class – towards an integrated analytical approach. The article distinguishes three main approaches to class analysis: the individual-attributes approach, the opportunity-hoarding approach, and the exploitation-domination approach.
This post is a brief review of Raewyn Connell’s The Northern Theory of Globalisation. In this paper, Connell argues that the globalisation theory is constructed by metropolitan theoretical frameworks and … Continue reading The Northern Theory of Globalization
This post provides a brief review of Bill Dunn’s Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour.
The transnational capitalist class, social movements and alternatives to capitalist globalization By Leslie Sklair The transnational capitalist class, social movements and alternatives to capitalist globalization (2016), is an interesting … Continue reading Alternative globalisations
In rebuilding the unity of the ‘labour front’, Amin also writes about labour and demonstrates its worsening condition through the rising casualisation, informalisation, and flexibilisation. He also considers the new agrarian question and the impending, disastrous changes that may affect the lives of more than 3 billion peasants in the developing world. It concludes by proposing a united front that gathers all social and political forces to reconstruct an internationalism for people.
This post reviews William Pelz’s moving paper, “The condition of the working class in the age of globalization” (2012). While Pelz does not present a new finding or develop a novel theory, the breadth of the data he presents is quite impressive.
This post reviews Barnes and Cahill’s 2012 paper on the relevance of Marxist class analysis today and its current presence in Australian publications.