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  • Acknowledgments

    1. Toward a Poststructuralist Political Economy / J. K. Gibson-Graham, Stephen Resnick, Richard Wolff

    2. Reading Marx for Class / Bruce Norton

    3. Toward a New Class Politics of the Enterprise / J. K. Gibson-Graham and Phillip O’Neill

    4. Ivy-covered Exploitation: Class, Education, and the Liberal Arts College / Fred Curtis

    5. Nature and Class: A Marxian Value Analysis / Andriana Vlachou

    6. The Promise of Finance: Banks and Community Development / Carole Biewener

    7. “After” Development: Re-imagining Economy and Class / J. K. Gibson-Graham and David Ruccio

    8. Development and Class Transition in India / Anjan Chakrabarti and Stephen Cullenberg

    9. A Class Analysis of the Iranian Revolution of 1979 / Satyananda Gabriel

    10. Sharecropping and Feudal Class Processes in the Postbellum Mississippi Delta / Serap Ayse Kayatekin

    11. Communal Class Processes and Precolumbian Social Dynamics / Dean Saitta

    12. Struggles in the USSR: Communisms Attempted and Undone / Stephen Resnick and Richard D. Wolff

    References

    Contributors

    Index
  • J. K. Gibson-Graham

    Bruce Norton

    Fred Curtis

    Andriana Vlachou

    Carole Biewener

    Anjan Chakrabarti

    Satya J. Gabriel

    Serap A. Kayatekin

    Dean J. Saitta

    Stephen Resnick

    Richard Wolff

    Phillip O′Neill

    David F. Ruccio

    Stephen Cullenberg

  • “ There’s a lot of talk about ‘getting back to class,’ as if all the other things that have concerned social theorists for the last couple of decades were a waste of time. Here’s a book that gets back to class a lot wiser for that experience. Even when you don’t agree with the contributors, they make you think, and very productively. What more can you ask from a book?”—Doug Henwood, author of A New Economy — N/A

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  • Description

    Re/presenting Class is a collection of essays that develops a poststructuralist Marxian conception of class in order to theorize the complex contemporary economic terrain. Both building upon and reconsidering a tradition that Stephen Resnick and Richard Wolff—two of this volume’s editors—began in the late 1980s with their groundbreaking work Knowledge and Class, contributors aim to correct previous research that has largely failed to place class as a central theme in economic analysis. Suggesting the possibility of a new politics of the economy, the collection as a whole focuses on the diversity and contingency of economic relations and processes.
    Investigating a wide range of cases, the essays illuminate, for instance, the organizational and cultural means by which unmeasured surpluses—labor that occurs outside the formal workplace‚ such as domestic work—are distributed and put to use. Editors Resnick and Wolff, along with J. K. Gibson-Graham, bring theoretical essays together with those that apply their vision to topics ranging from the Iranian Revolution to sharecropping in the Mississippi Delta to the struggle over the ownership of teaching materials at a liberal arts college. Rather than understanding class as an element of an overarching capitalist social structure, the contributors—from radical and cultural economists to social scientists—define class in terms of diverse and ongoing processes of producing, appropriating, and distributing surplus labor and view class identities as multiple, changing, and interacting with other aspects of identity in contingent and unpredictable ways.
    Re/presenting Class will appeal primarily to scholars of Marxism and political economy.

    Contributors. Carole Biewener, Anjan Chakrabarti, Stephen Cullenberg, Fred Curtis, Satyananda Gabriel, J. K. Gibson-Graham, Serap Kayatekin, Bruce Norton, Phillip O’Neill, Stephen Resnick, David Ruccio, Dean Saitta, Andriana Vlachou, Richard Wolff


    About The Author(s)

    J. K. Gibson-Graham is the pen name of Julie Graham and Katherine Gibson. Graham is Professor of Geography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Gibson is Senior Fellow of Human Geography at Australian National University.

    Stephen A. Resnick is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

    Richard D. Wolff Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

    J. K. Gibson-Graham is the pen name of Julie Graham and Katherine Gibson. Graham is Professor of Geography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Gibson is Senior Fellow of Human Geography at Australian National University. Stephen A. Resnick and Richard D. Wolff are both Professors of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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