World Review of Political Economy

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 4, Winter

Acceptance Speech for World Marxian Economics Award
June 19, 2015It is an honor of mine to receive the 2015 World Marxian Economics Award from the World Association of Political Economy (WAPE). My sincere gratitude goes to WAPE and the award committee. My age and health conditions do not allow my presence...
A Century of Marxist Debates concerning Capitalism, Imperialism and Imperialist Competition
The richer the political thinker is, the more diverse are the critics in their appreciation of their writings. In order to put their discourse within the reach of the common reader, some use simplifications which often amount to a trans- or deformation....
Clearing the Minefield: State Theory and Geopolitical Economy
IntroductionFour recent books on competition and crisis in the 20th century have contributed to renewed interest in Marxist theory and stimulated wide-ranging and vigorous debate. Harvey (2003) and Callinicos (2009) review and seek to reformulate Marxist...
Geoeconomic and Geopolitical Conflicts: Outcomes of the Geopolitical Economy in a Contemporary World
1. Introduction and Theoretical PerspectivesThe ever greater dependence of human societies on natural resources,1 especially non-renewable sources of energy such as fossil fuels, jeopardizes the perspectives of human civilization. Apart from endangering...
Geopolitical Economy and Competing Capitalist Blocs in the Eu Post-Crisis Financial Regulation: Two Cases from the Reform of the Banking Sector
In this paper I show how a geopolitical-economic approach can account for the shortcomings of the European response to the 2007/8 economic and financial crisis. Specifically, it helps us to focus on the competing capitalist blocs of states and social...
Global Power and the Geopolitical Dynamics of Capitalism
1. IntroductionInternational Political Economy (IPE) emerged as a response to changes that the system underwent in the beginning of the 1970s. These changes were essentially perceived as a crisis of the American hegemony and the new forms of economic...
Introduction: The Materiality of Nations in Geopolitical Economy
Over the decades of neoliberalism, the intellectual currents that most doggedly battled its dogmas were those that resisted the assertion that the state had no economic role in capitalist societies. They insisted that capitalist states had always played...
Opening Speech at the Tenth Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
June 19, 2015Dear scholars and experts,It is a great pleasure for the members of World Association for Political Economy to gather at this very important country, South Africa, and Chris Hani Institute and UKZN Centre for Civil Society, for the Tenth...
The Uneven and Crisis-Prone Development of Capitalism: A Review of the Tenth Forum of World Association for Political Economy
The World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) is an international academic organization founded by Marxian economists and related groups around the world. The mission of WAPE is to utilize modern Marxian economics to analyze and study the world...
The Uneven and Crisis-Prone Development of Capitalism: A Statement of the Tenth Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
June 21, 2015Uneven development always exists in capitalism, which, seen from a broad perspective, is both spatial and temporal in form. While the temporal aspect refers to the periodic economic crises, the spatial aspect has two categories. First, uneven...
WINNER OF WORLD MARXIAN ECONOMICS AWARD (2015): The World Marxian Economics Award 2015 Was Granted to Qiyuan Xiang
Qiyuan Xiang is a research fellow of economics at the Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China. He has been doing a long-term study of Marxist economics and got outstanding achievements and contributions on the preliminary stage...
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