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The Resource The challenge and burden of historical time : socialism in the twenty-first century, István Mészáros ; foreword by John Bellamy Foster

The challenge and burden of historical time : socialism in the twenty-first century, István Mészáros ; foreword by John Bellamy Foster

Label
The challenge and burden of historical time : socialism in the twenty-first century
Title
The challenge and burden of historical time
Title remainder
socialism in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
István Mészáros ; foreword by John Bellamy Foster
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
335
Index
index present
LC call number
HB501
LC item number
.M6223 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The challenge and burden of historical time : socialism in the twenty-first century, István Mészáros ; foreword by John Bellamy Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-467) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The tyranny of capital's time imperative -- The time of the individuals and the time of humanity -- Human beings reduced to "time's carcase" -- The loss of historical time consciousness -- Free time and emancipation -- The uncontrollability and destructiveness of globalizing capital -- The extraction of surplus-labor in capital's "organic system" -- Unreformability, uncontrollability and destructiveness -- The system's threefold internal fracture -- Capital's failure to create its global state formation -- Chronic insufficiency of "extraneous help" by the state -- Marxism, the capital system and social revolution -- The global view of capital -- Historical limits of the labour theory of value -- Ongoing proletarianization and its wishful denials -- The necessary renewal of Marxian conceptions -- The objective possibility of socialism? -- Political and social revolution -- Downward equalization of the differential rate of exploitation -- Socialism or barbarism: from the "American century" to the crossroads -- Foreword -- Capital : the living contradiction -- The potentially deadliest phase of imperialism -- Historical challenges facing the socialist movement -- Conclusion -- Postscript: militarism and the coming wars -- Unemployment and "flexible casualization" -- The globalization of unemployment -- The myth of "flexibility" and the reality of precarization -- From the tyranny of "necessary labor-time to emancipation through "disposable time" -- Economic theory and politics-beyond capital -- Alternative economic approaches -- The need for comprehensive planning -- Capital's hierarchical command structure -- From predictions based on "economic laws working behind the backs of the individuals" to anticipations of a controllable future -- Objective preconditions for the creation of non-deterministic economic theory -- Socialist accountancy and emancipatory politics -- The challenge of sustainable development and the culture of substantive equality -- Farewell to "liberty-fraternity-equality" -- The failure of "modernization and development" -- Structural domination and the culture of substantive inequality -- Education-beyond capital -- Capital's incorrigible logic and its impact on education -- Remedies cannot be just formal; they must be essential -- "Learning is our very life, from youth to old age" -- Education as the "positive transcendence of labor's self-alienation" -- Socialism in the twenty-first century -- Irreversibility: the imperative of a sustainable alternative order -- Participation: the progressive transfer of decision making to the associated producers -- Substantive equality: the absolute condition of sustainability -- Planning: the necessity to overcome capital's abuse of time -- Qualitative growth in utilization: The only viable economy -- The national and the international: Their dialectical complementarity in our time -- Alternative to parliamentarism: unifying the material reproductive and the political sphere -- Education: the ongoing development of socialist consciousness -- Why socialism? Historical time and the actuality of radical change -- Conflicting determinations of time -- Why capitalist globalization cannot work? -- The structural crisis of politics -- New challenges on our horizon and the urgency of time -- Notes -- Index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
479 p.
Isbn
9781583671702
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008028197
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182529038
  • (OCoLC)ocn373747225
Label
The challenge and burden of historical time : socialism in the twenty-first century, István Mészáros ; foreword by John Bellamy Foster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-467) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The tyranny of capital's time imperative -- The time of the individuals and the time of humanity -- Human beings reduced to "time's carcase" -- The loss of historical time consciousness -- Free time and emancipation -- The uncontrollability and destructiveness of globalizing capital -- The extraction of surplus-labor in capital's "organic system" -- Unreformability, uncontrollability and destructiveness -- The system's threefold internal fracture -- Capital's failure to create its global state formation -- Chronic insufficiency of "extraneous help" by the state -- Marxism, the capital system and social revolution -- The global view of capital -- Historical limits of the labour theory of value -- Ongoing proletarianization and its wishful denials -- The necessary renewal of Marxian conceptions -- The objective possibility of socialism? -- Political and social revolution -- Downward equalization of the differential rate of exploitation -- Socialism or barbarism: from the "American century" to the crossroads -- Foreword -- Capital : the living contradiction -- The potentially deadliest phase of imperialism -- Historical challenges facing the socialist movement -- Conclusion -- Postscript: militarism and the coming wars -- Unemployment and "flexible casualization" -- The globalization of unemployment -- The myth of "flexibility" and the reality of precarization -- From the tyranny of "necessary labor-time to emancipation through "disposable time" -- Economic theory and politics-beyond capital -- Alternative economic approaches -- The need for comprehensive planning -- Capital's hierarchical command structure -- From predictions based on "economic laws working behind the backs of the individuals" to anticipations of a controllable future -- Objective preconditions for the creation of non-deterministic economic theory -- Socialist accountancy and emancipatory politics -- The challenge of sustainable development and the culture of substantive equality -- Farewell to "liberty-fraternity-equality" -- The failure of "modernization and development" -- Structural domination and the culture of substantive inequality -- Education-beyond capital -- Capital's incorrigible logic and its impact on education -- Remedies cannot be just formal; they must be essential -- "Learning is our very life, from youth to old age" -- Education as the "positive transcendence of labor's self-alienation" -- Socialism in the twenty-first century -- Irreversibility: the imperative of a sustainable alternative order -- Participation: the progressive transfer of decision making to the associated producers -- Substantive equality: the absolute condition of sustainability -- Planning: the necessity to overcome capital's abuse of time -- Qualitative growth in utilization: The only viable economy -- The national and the international: Their dialectical complementarity in our time -- Alternative to parliamentarism: unifying the material reproductive and the political sphere -- Education: the ongoing development of socialist consciousness -- Why socialism? Historical time and the actuality of radical change -- Conflicting determinations of time -- Why capitalist globalization cannot work? -- The structural crisis of politics -- New challenges on our horizon and the urgency of time -- Notes -- Index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
479 p.
Isbn
9781583671702
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008028197
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182529038
  • (OCoLC)ocn373747225

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