Economics 357k (34210),
CTI366 (33860), EUS 348 (36375), LAS 355 (40170), REE 335 (44480)
Introduction to Marxian Economics
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00-10:00 am, PAR 201
Professor Harry Cleaver
Office: BRB 3.162
Office Hours: T:8-10am, MW:10-11am
"Why Marx is Man of the Moment"
by Francis Wheen
in the Observer/UK, July 17, 2005
"Karl Marx was Right"
Nouriel Roubini (NYU), August 11, 2011
This web page contains materials and links to other sites for the use of
students taking Introduction to Marxian Economics. It has several components:
The Course Syllabus
providing you with an outline of the course, suggested prerequisites,
requirements for getting a grade, and so on.
A Course Calender telling you when we will deal with what and test dates.
on-line version of Capital,
Vol. I. This translation by Moore and Aveling is not the same as the one I have ordered for
the course but it is a serviceable substitute if you don't have the Penguin edition available to you.
Study Guide for Capital that provides
chapter by chapter outlines of Marx's argument and my commentaries. An unillusrated
version of this study guide is currently being revised into hard-copy book form
for Pluto Press. The revised text will be reintegrated into this on-line study guide
as time permits.
to Blackboard where you can access the Discussion Forum for the use of
students in the class.
Links to other web sites
around the world which contain material on Karl Marx, Marxism and
Reading Capital Politically,
that provides a detailed dissection and analysis of the abstract first
chapter of Capital, a reading that analyses the concepts drawing
on the rest of the book, and that does so in a way designed to make their
political meaning clear.
- Critiques of Reading Capital Politically, of its theoretico-political perspective (autonomist Marxism) and responses
critique published in the Australian Green Left Weekly November 1999 by Zanny Begg together with the ensuing debate.
critique published in the English Weekly Worker November 2002,
by Martyn Hudson with a response.
critique published in the English magazine Aufheben July 2003, together with a
Downloadable slides used in class lectures.
- Material on The Jungle (1907) and the contemporary meatpacking industry.
- Material on "Class"
- Old Tests
- Supplementary Material