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Author Brass, Tom
Title Studies in Critical Social Sciences : Labour Regime Change in the Twenty-First Century: Unfreedom, Capitalism and Primitive Accumulation
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2011
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Descript 1 online resource (324 pages)
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Series Studies in Critical Social Sciences Ser. ; v.35
Studies in Critical Social Sciences Ser
Note Intro -- Labour Regime Change in the Twenty-First Century -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. The Smithian Inheritance -- 2. The Marxist Inheritance -- 3. Semi-Feudalism and Modern Marxism -- 4. 'Disguised' Wage Labour and Modern Marxism -- 5. Unfreedom as Primitive Accumulation? -- 6. Germany and the United States: 'Primitive' or 'Fully Functioning' Accumulation? -- 7. 'Medieval Working Practices'? British Agriculture and the Return of the Gangmaster -- 8. Citizenship and Human Rights - or Socialism? -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Historical debates about capitalism, unfreedom and primitive accumulation suggest Marxism accepts that, where class struggle is global, capitalists employ unfree workers. Labour-power as commodity means the free/unfree distinction informs the process of becoming, being, remaining, and acting as a proletariat
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Link Print version: Brass, Tom Studies in Critical Social Sciences : Labour Regime Change in the Twenty-First Century: Unfreedom, Capitalism and Primitive Accumulation Leiden : BRILL,c2011 9789004202474
Subject Labor -- Philosophy.;Capitalism -- Philosophy.;Communism
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