Capital & Class

A scholarly journal devoted to the analysis of global capitalism in the Marxist tradition. Coverage includes the labor, trade union and other radical movements, such as anti-racism, environmentalism and feminism. Content includes feature and survey articl

Articles from No. 81, Autumn

A Future for Regional Australia: Escaping Global Misfortune
Ian Gray and Geoffrey Lawrence A Future for Regional Australia: Escaping Global Misfortune Cambridge University Press, 2001 ISBN 0521002273 (pbk) £17.95: ISBN 0521807530 (hbk) £47.50There has been a dearth of critical scholarship on contemporary rural...
A Note on Chris Arthur's 'Dialectics of Negativity'1
In the last few years, Chris Arthur has developed a 'new' concept of abstract labour and exploitation.2In Arthur's words, 'My position is quite different from that of the orthodox tradition, which sees labour creating something positive, namely value,...
Citizenship and Democracy in a Global Era
Andrew Vandenberg (editor) Citizenship and Democracy in a Global Era Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire and London, 2000, pp. 312 ISBN 0-333-74847-6 (pbk) £15.99Citizenship and Democracy in a Global Era is a somewhat strange collection insofar...
Critical Remarks on Cultural Aspects of Asian Ghettos in Modern Britain1
This article attempts to draw conclusions from a phenomenon that is generating deep alienation and resentment on the part of young Asians, but is also attracting systematic harassment and violence by racists. Particular, and critical, attention is focused...
Erratum
The last edition of Capital & Class featured an article by Colin Coulter entitled 'The new world order of things'. Unfortunately some sentences from the introduction to the article were removed without the knowledge or consent of the author. The...
Hidden Forms of Resistance among Turkish Workers: Hegemonic Incorporation or Building Blocks for Working Class Struggle?*
This article, based on ethnographic research in an automobile factory in Turkey, examines workers' politics in the construction and reproduction of 'total quality management'. The central argument is that workers devise hidden 'ways of making do' with...
Scholars and Entrepreneurs: The Universities in Crisis
Simon Cooper, John Hinkson and Geoff Sharp (eds) Scholars and Entrepreneurs: The Universities in Crisis Arena Publications, 2002, 318 pp. ISBN: 0-9598181-6-2 (pbk)Australian universities are in crisis. That is the premise of all 13 of the contributions...
Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?
Lula, the 'Losers' Alliance', and the prospects for change in Brazil1This article explains the context of Lula's election for the Brazilian presidency, and the scope for progressive economic and social change in the country. We argue that although the...
The Global and the Political
The Global and the Political Oscar Ugarteche The False Dilemma: Globalization: Opportunity or Threat Zed, London, 2000, pp.xvi+240. ISBN 1-85649-690-2 (pbk) £14.95; ISBN 1-85649-689-9 (hbk) £45.00Wim Dierckxsens The Limits of Capitalism: An Approach...
The Labour Debate: An Investigation into the Theory & Reality of Capitalist Work
Ana Dinerstein and Michael Neary (eds) The Labour Debate: an investigation into the theory & reality of capitalist work Ashgate, Aldershot, 2002. pp 245 + ix ISBN : 0-7546-1779-3 (hbk) £42.50Rejecting the fashionable notions that capitalism is no...
Understanding European Trade Unionism: Between Market, Class & Society
Richard Hyman Understanding European Trade Unionism: Between Market, Class & Society Sage, London, 2002, 196 pp ISBN 0 7619 5220 9 (hbk) £55.00; ISBN 0 7619 5221 7 (pbk) £18.99Understanding European Trade Unionism seeks to construct a theoretical...
Working Parents and the Welfare State: Family Change and Policy Reform in Scandinavia
Arnlaug Leira Working Parents and the Welfare State: Family Change and Policy Reform in Scandinavia Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, viii + 182 pp ISBN 0521571294 (hbk) £40.00How do welfare states approach what is historically the most comprehensive...

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