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The Ellen Meiksins Wood reader, edited by Larry Patriquin, (electronic resource)

Label
The Ellen Meiksins Wood reader
Title
The Ellen Meiksins Wood reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Larry Patriquin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This Reader includes selections from Ellen Meiksins Wood's groundbreaking scholarship, providing an overview of her original interpretations of capitalism, precapitalist societies, the state, political theory, democracy, citizenship, liberalism, civil society, the Enlightenment, globalization, imperialism, and socialism
Member of
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Wood, Ellen Meiksins
Dewey number
306.2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Patriquin, Larry
Series statement
Historical materialism book series
Series volume
v. 40
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  • Political sociology
  • Political science
  • Political science
Label
The Ellen Meiksins Wood reader, edited by Larry Patriquin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The 'Method' of Ellen Meiksins Wood; Chapter One Capitalism; The 'economic' and the 'political'in capitalism; Class-power and state-power; Feudalism and private property; Capitalism as the privatisation of political power; The localisation of class-struggle; England vs. the dominant model of capitalism; The bourgeois paradigm; Begging the question; Opportunity or imperative?; The commercialisation-model; Marx on the transition; Towns and trade; Agrarian capitalism; Market-dependent producers; A different kind of market-dependence?
  • Competitive marketsChapter Two Precapitalist Societies; Class and state in China and Rome; Rome and the empire of private property; The city-states of Florence and Venice; Master and slave vs. landlord and peasant; Free producers and slaves; Slavery and the 'decline' of the Roman Empire; The 'logic' of slavery vs. the logic of capitalism; The 'slave-mode of production'; Agricultural slavery and the peasant-citizen; The nexus of freedom and slavery in democratic Athens; Chapter Three The State in Historical Perspective; Class and state in ancient society
  • The emergence of the polis in ancient AthensThe 'essence' of the polis; Class in the democratic polis; Village and state, town and country, in democratic Athens; The rise and fall of Rome; The culture of property: Roman law; From imperial Rome to 'feudalism'; Absolutism and the modern state; The idea of the state; The peculiarities of the English state; Contrasting states: France vs. England; Chapter Four Social and Political Thought; The social history of political theory; Political theory in history: an overview; Plato; The Greek concept of freedom; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; John Locke
  • Revolution and tradition, c. 1640-1790Chapter Five Democracy, Citizenship, Liberalism, and Civil Society; Labour and democracy, ancient andmodern; From ancient to modern conceptions of citizenship; Capitalism and democratic citizenship; The American redefinition of democracy; A democracy devoid of social content; From democracy to liberalism; Capitalism and 'liberal democracy'; Liberal democracy and capitalist hegemony; The idea of 'civil society'; The civil-society argument; 'Civil society' and the devaluation of democracy
  • Chapter Six The Enlightenment, Postmodernism, and the Post-'New Left'Modernity vs. capitalism: France vs. England; From modernity to postmodernity; Modernity and the non-history of capitalism; Themes of the postmodern Left; Enlightenment vs. capitalism: Condorcet vs. Locke; Enlightenment-universalism; The periodisation of the Western Left; Left intellectuals and contemporary capitalism; Chapter Seven Globalisation and Imperialism; Globalisation and the nation-state; Nation-states, classes, and universal capitalism; The indispensable state; Precapitalist imperialism
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ocn816046454
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004230095
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)816046454
Label
The Ellen Meiksins Wood reader, edited by Larry Patriquin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The 'Method' of Ellen Meiksins Wood; Chapter One Capitalism; The 'economic' and the 'political'in capitalism; Class-power and state-power; Feudalism and private property; Capitalism as the privatisation of political power; The localisation of class-struggle; England vs. the dominant model of capitalism; The bourgeois paradigm; Begging the question; Opportunity or imperative?; The commercialisation-model; Marx on the transition; Towns and trade; Agrarian capitalism; Market-dependent producers; A different kind of market-dependence?
  • Competitive marketsChapter Two Precapitalist Societies; Class and state in China and Rome; Rome and the empire of private property; The city-states of Florence and Venice; Master and slave vs. landlord and peasant; Free producers and slaves; Slavery and the 'decline' of the Roman Empire; The 'logic' of slavery vs. the logic of capitalism; The 'slave-mode of production'; Agricultural slavery and the peasant-citizen; The nexus of freedom and slavery in democratic Athens; Chapter Three The State in Historical Perspective; Class and state in ancient society
  • The emergence of the polis in ancient AthensThe 'essence' of the polis; Class in the democratic polis; Village and state, town and country, in democratic Athens; The rise and fall of Rome; The culture of property: Roman law; From imperial Rome to 'feudalism'; Absolutism and the modern state; The idea of the state; The peculiarities of the English state; Contrasting states: France vs. England; Chapter Four Social and Political Thought; The social history of political theory; Political theory in history: an overview; Plato; The Greek concept of freedom; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; John Locke
  • Revolution and tradition, c. 1640-1790Chapter Five Democracy, Citizenship, Liberalism, and Civil Society; Labour and democracy, ancient andmodern; From ancient to modern conceptions of citizenship; Capitalism and democratic citizenship; The American redefinition of democracy; A democracy devoid of social content; From democracy to liberalism; Capitalism and 'liberal democracy'; Liberal democracy and capitalist hegemony; The idea of 'civil society'; The civil-society argument; 'Civil society' and the devaluation of democracy
  • Chapter Six The Enlightenment, Postmodernism, and the Post-'New Left'Modernity vs. capitalism: France vs. England; From modernity to postmodernity; Modernity and the non-history of capitalism; Themes of the postmodern Left; Enlightenment vs. capitalism: Condorcet vs. Locke; Enlightenment-universalism; The periodisation of the Western Left; Left intellectuals and contemporary capitalism; Chapter Seven Globalisation and Imperialism; Globalisation and the nation-state; Nation-states, classes, and universal capitalism; The indispensable state; Precapitalist imperialism
Control code
ocn816046454
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004230095
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)816046454

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