A Theory of Imperialism

A Theory of Imperialism

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ISBN-13: 9780231542265
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Utsa Patnaik is professor emerita and Prabhat Patnaik is professor emeritus at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Utsa's books include The Agrarian Question in the Neoliberal Era (2011) and The Republic of Hunger and Other Essays (2007). Prabhat is the author most recently of The Value of Money (Columbia, 2009) and Re-envisioning Socialism (2011).

David Harvey is a distinguished professor in the anthropology, history, and Earth and environmental sciences programs at CUNY's Graduate Center. His books include Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (2014) and Cosmopolitanism and the Geographies of Freedom (Columbia, 2009).

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Akeel Bilgrami
1. Introduction
2. The Threat of Increasing Supply Price
3. Coping with the Threat
4. The Reserve Army of Labour in the Periphery
5. Capitalism, Poverty, and Inequality
6. Further Elaborations and Clarifications
7. Metropolitan Demand on Tropical Landmass: The Empirical Picture
8. The International Monetary System: Some Issues in Political Economy
9. Some Concluding Remarks
A Commentary on A Theory of Imperialism, by David Harvey
A Response to David Harvey's Comments

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