Balibar argues that the new surge of racism is centred around culture rather than race. For the neo-racism, cultural differences are insurmountable. Although this differential racism consciously avoids talking about race, it implicitly relates biological reactions to cultural differences. Despite its claims of egalitarianism, neo-racism still advances hierarchy.
Introducing my new blog, Transnational Australia.
Jeffrey Harrod proposes an interdisciplinary approach to study the dynamics of the global political economy. The proposed approach is an international political economy of labour (IPEL), which would view labour as a ‘prime dynamic of human history’ and put it at the centre of discourse.
This post is a summary of Robert Cox’s highly influential paper, Social forces, states and world orders: Beyond International Relations Theory.
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 available on the sister website: Transnational Australia
This post provides a brief review of Bill Dunn’s Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour.