John Bellamy Foster
Publisher: Monthly Review Press (January 1, 1986)
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this is often the 1st systematic dialogue of the Marxian political economic system of Paul Baran, Paul Sweezy, Harry Magdoff, and Samir Amin. John Foster explains their theoretical contributions and situates those within the context of on-going debates on monetary conception. whereas orthodox economics takes account of the preeminent position of the enormous, monopolistic company less than capitalism in simple terms in passing, John Bellamy Foster's new examine belongs to a amazing culture in Marxian social technological know-how which sees the increase of centred capital because the primary point of accumulation within the 20th century, accounting for the tendency towards financial stagnation, supporting to give an explanation for the expansion of militarism and imperialism, and complicating the matter of radical social transformation. during this research of modern debates in Marxian political economy-the first to supply a sympathetic and thorough remedy of the pioneering paintings of Baran and Sweezy in particular-Foster specializes in the debates surrounding the idea of monopoly capitalism, imperialism and dependency thought, and the contentious factor of socialist building in postrevolutionary societies. This ebook could be invaluable for all those-students and basic readers alike-who are looking to comprehend the problems and debates, now and long ago, that Marxian political economic system addresses.