Class, Power and the State in Capitalist Society: Essays on Ralph Miliband

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

EditorPaul Wetherly, Clyde W. Barrow, Peter Burnham

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Ralph Miliband was a leading contributor to the development of Marxist political theory in the late twentieth century. His writings remain highly influential in contemporary work on the state and related areas of political theory and political sociology.

This collection of new essays re-examines and evaluates the central themes in Miliband's work. It provides an essential reference point for research within the Marxist tradition, and a valuable resource for students on a range of courses in political and social theory.

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Ralph Miliband was a leading contributor to the development of Marxist political theory in the late twentieth century. His writings remain highly influential in contemporary work on the state and related areas of political theory and political sociology. This collection of new essays re-examines and evaluates the central themes in Mili...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.82 × 5.62 × 0.81 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230001327

ISBN - 13:9780230001329

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Introduction--C.Barrow, P.Burnham & P.Wetherly * Ralph Miliband and the Instrumentalist Theory of the State: The (Mis)Construction of an Analytic Concept--C.Barrow * Can Capitalists Use the State to Serve Their General Interests?--P.Wetherly * 'Miliband and the Withering Away of the State'--J.Hoffman * Dialogue of the Deaf: Some Reflections on the Poulantzas-Miliband Debate--B.Jessop * Miliband's Critique of Parliamentary Socialism--P.Burnham * Ralph Miliband and the New Left--M.Newman * On Moving on from "Moving On": Miliband, Marxism and Politics--P.Blackledge * Theorizing the Unexceptional US Welfare State--J.Manley * The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: Environmental or Economic Sustainability?--G.A.Gonzales