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FOUNDATIONS OF ANALYTICAL MARXISM

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FOUNDATIONS OF ANALYTICAL MARXISM

9781852787844 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by John E. Roemer, Yale University, US
Publication Date: 1994 ISBN: 978 1 85278 784 4 Extent: 840 pp
Foundations of Analytical Marxism compiles important articles representing the school of analytical Marxism. This school of thought was inaugurated by the publication of G.A. Cohen’s Karl Marx's Theory of History in 1978. Since then scholars in political philosophy, economics, sociology, political science, history and anthropology have contributed to it. This two volume set has been divided into seven parts: Class, Exploitation, Power and Domination, Historical Materialism, The State, Market Socialism, Freedom and Methodology.

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Foundations of Analytical Marxism compiles important articles representing the school of analytical Marxism. This school of thought was inaugurated by the publication of G.A. Cohen’s Karl Marx's Theory of History in 1978. Since then scholars in political philosophy, economics, sociology, political science, history and anthropology have contributed to it. This two volume set has been divided into seven parts: Class, Exploitation, Power and Domination, Historical Materialism, The State, Market Socialism, Freedom and Methodology.
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VOLUME 1

PART 1

CLASS

1. John E. Roemer (1982), ‘New Directions in the Marxian Theory of Exploitation and Class’
2. Pranab Bardhan (1982), ‘Agrarian Class Formation in India’
3. Mukesh Eswaran and Ashok Kotwal (1989), ‘Credit and Agrarian Class Structure’
4. Maite Cabeza-Gutés ‘Class Structure and Choice of Technology in an Agrarian Economy’
5. Erik Olin Wright (1984), ‘A General Framework for the Analysis of Class Structure’
6. Philippe Van Parijs (1986-1987), ‘A Revolution in Class Theory’

PART 2

EXPLOITATION, POWER AND DOMINATION

7. G. A. Cohen (1979), ‘The Labor Theory of Value and the Concept of Exploitation’
8. John E. Roemer (1982), ‘Property Relations vs. Surplus Value in Marxian Exploitation’
9. John E. Roemer (1985), ‘Should Marxists Be Interested in Exploitation?’
10. Jeffrey Reiman (1987), ‘Exploitation, Force and the Moral Assessment of Capitalism: Thoughts on Roemer and Cohen’
11. John E. Roemer (1989), ‘What is Exploitation? Reply to Jeffrey Reiman’
12. G. A. Cohen (1990), ‘Marxism and Contemporary Political Philosophy, or: Why Nozick Exercises some Marxists more than he does any Egalitarian Liberals’
13. Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis (1990), ‘Contested Exchange: New Microfoundations for the Political Economy of Capitalism’

VOLUME 2

PART 1

HISTORICAL MATERIALISM

1. G. A .Cohen (1986), ‘Forces and Relations of Production’
2. Joshua Cohen (1982), ‘Book Review of Karl Marx’s Theory of History: by G A Cohen’
3. Robert Brenner (1986), ‘The Social Basis of Economic Development’
4. G. A. Cohen (1988), ‘Reconsidering Historical Materialism’

PART 2

THE STATE

5. Fred Block (1977), ‘The Ruling Class does not Rule: Notes on the Marxist Theory of the State’
6. Adam Przeworski and Michael Wallerstein (1988), ‘Structural Dependence of the State on Capital’

PART 3

MARKET SOCIALISM

7. Pranab Bardhan and John E. Roemer (1992), ‘Market Socialism: A Case for Rejuvenation’
8. John E. Roemer (1992), ‘Can There Be Socialism after Communism?’
9. Thomas E. Weisskopf (1993), ‘A Democratic-Enterprise-Based Market Socialism’

PART 4

FREEDOM

10. G. A. Cohen (1991), ‘Capitalism, Freedom and the Proletariat’
11. Jon Elster (1986), ‘Self-Realization in Work and Politics: The Marxist Conception of the Good Life’
12. Philippe Van Parijs (1989), ‘In Defence of Abundance’
13. Erik Olin Wright (1993), ‘Explanation and Emancipation in Marxism and Feminism’

PART 5

METHODOLOGY

14. Jon Elster (1989), ‘Marxism and Individualism’
15. Jon Elster (1982), ‘Marxism, Functionalism and Game Theory: The Case for Methodological Individualism’
16. G. A. Cohen (1986), ‘Marxism and Functional Explanation’
17. John E .Roemer (1989), ‘Marxism and Contemporary Social Science’
18. Alan Carling (1986), ‘Rational Choice Marxism’

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