Volume 4, Issue 1, 1999

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Published Jan 1999


Editorial introduction
Alex Calliinicos – Capitalism, Competition and Profits: A Critique of Robert Brenner’s Theory of Crisis
Guglielmo Carchedi – A Missed Opportunity: Orthodox Versus Marxist Crises Theories
Simon Clarke – Capitalist Competition and the Tendency to Overproduction: Comments on Brenner’s ‘Uneven Development and the Long Downturn’
Gérard Duménil,Dominique Lévy – Brenner on Distribution
Chris Harman – Footnotes and Fallacies: A Comment on Robert Brenner’s ‘The Economics of Global Turbulence’
David Laibman – Perspectives on Brenner
Michael A. Lebowitz – In Brenner, Everything Is Reversed
Murray Smith – The Necessity of Value Theory: Brenner’s Analysis of the ‘Long Downturn’ and Marx’s Theory of Crisis
Ellen Meiksins Wood – Horizontal Relations: A Note on Brenner’s Heresy
Alan Johnson – Introduction Hal Draper: A Biographical Sketch
Hal Draper – The Myth of Lenin’s ‘Concept Of The Party’: Or What They Did to What Is To Be Done?
Matthew Worley – Reflections on Recent British Communist Party History
Edwin A. Roberts – Left Out: Pragmatism, Exceptlonallsm and the Poverty of American Marxism
Charles Post – Capitalism from Above and Capitalism from Below: An Essay in Comparative Political Economy
Alan Wald – The War of the Gods: Religion and Politics in Latin America
Rick Kuhn – Unions in a Contrary World: The Future of Australian Trade Unionism
Emma Bircham – Transatlantic Workshop on Historical Materialism and Globalisation: Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation
Notes on Contributors