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The ‘return’ of the national state in the current crisis of the world market

Jessop, Bob (2010) The ‘return’ of the national state in the current crisis of the world market. Capital & Class, 34 (1). pp. 38-43. ISSN 0309-8168

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Abstract

The period from the 1970s to the 1990s saw much discussion about the declining power of national states in the face of internationalization and, later, globalization. This topic has been explored within the Conference of Socialist Economists since its founding meeting in October 1970, as well as in many issues of its Bulletin and, later, in Capital & Class. The global economic crisis has reinvigorated this debate, and invites a return to some of the first principles of historical materialism. Starting with Marx and Engels’ discussion of the world market and national states, I explore the impact of neoliberalism on both aspects of this relation and then draw some general conclusions.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Capital & Class
Uncontrolled Keywords: capitalism ; class analysis ; globalization ; world market ; transformation of the state ; temporal sovereignty
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology
ID Code: 55156
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 18 Jun 2012 11:33
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 20:35
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/55156

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