Jonathan Martineau, Université du Québec à Montréal and Condordia University
In Time, Capitalism and Alienation, Jonathan Martineau provides a socio-historical analysis of the modern temporal regime and its relationship to capitalist development, from the innovation of the clock until the advent of World Standard Time.
The book is an examination of the impact of Communism on a generation of African American writers and a consideration of how African American identity in three novels is constructed in relation to the political ideology of the Communist Party.
Art and Value is the first comprehensive analysis of art's economics. Key debates in classical, neoclassical and Marxist theories of art are subjected to an exacting critique. The book concludes with a new Marxist theory of art's economic exceptionalism.
In Degeneration and Revolution Robert Heynen offers a reconceptualization of the impacts of ideas of degeneration in Weimar Germany (1914-33), in particular on the complex and often contradictory political and cultural responses of the radical left.
Peter Drucker, International Institute for Research and Education
Warped: Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism shows how the successive 'same-sex formations' of the past century and a half have led to both gay 'normality' and queer resistance. It sees sexual rebellions and queer social justice struggles as harbingers of a queer anti-capitalism.
Edited and translated by John Riddell, York University, Toronto
For the first time in English, more than 1,000 pages of debate, decisions, and background exchanges at the most controversial of Communist world congresses held in Lenin’s lifetime. With an analytic introduction, detailed footnotes, 430 biographic notes, glossary, chronology, index.
In Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik, Barbara Allen recounts the political formation and positions of Russian Communist, trade unionist, and Workers’ Opposition leader, Alexander Shlyapnikov. Allen's compelling account draws on extensive research in Soviet...
Edited by Alexander Anievas, University of Cambridge
Cataclysm 1914 brings together a number of prominent leftist scholars from a variety of fields to explore the many aspects of the origins, trajectories and consequences of the First World War and its impact in the making of modern world politics.
Francisco Fernández Buey. Translated by Nicholas Gray
In Reading Gramsci, Francisco Fernández Buey reveals the enduring relevance of Gramsci’s reflections on politics, philosophy, language and the ethics of revolutionary engagement for those who wish to understand and transform ‘the vast and terrible world’ of capital.
In Critical Marxism in Mexico, Stefan Gandler – coming from the Frankfurt School-tradition – offers an account of the life and philosophy of Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría, former senior faculty members at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de M&...