Book Review: The Problem with Work

The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries. Kathi Weeks; Durham: Duke University Press, 2011, 304 pp., $23.95 ISBN 978-0-8003-5112-2 Eugene P. Coyle of Eugene P. Coyle & Assoc. recently took the time to review the book in Review of Radical Political Economics. From the review: “Why do we work so long and so … Continue reading Book Review: The Problem with Work

A Cornucopia of Book Reviews!

Looking for holiday gift ideas or just a good read to relax with over the long weekend? We've provided you with three insightful book reviews to sink your teeth into. Saru Jayaraman. Behind the Kitchen Door. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2013. 208 pp. ISBN 978-0-8014-7951-9. $15.95 (Paperback). Read the review by Janice Fine … Continue reading A Cornucopia of Book Reviews!

Book Review: Old China’s New Economy

Old China’s New Economy. T.K. Bhaumik; India: SAGE. 2009. 294 pp. ISBN: 978-81-7829-862-7 Read the review by Zhun Xu of the Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, published in the Review of Radical Political Economics: An accumulating amount of literature has been devoted to the study of the Chinese economy since its take-off in the early … Continue reading Book Review: Old China’s New Economy

What Can We Do About the Economy?

In a time of ongoing crisis, with millions in the U.S. facing unemployment or underemployment, it's time to get radical. A new podcast from the Review of Radical Political Economics (RRPE) looks at the crucial need to create well-being in our society and asks: Can economists move us in the right direction? Click here to … Continue reading What Can We Do About the Economy?

What is Radical in Neoliberal-Nationalist South Africa?

Patrick Bond, University of KwaZulu-Natal, published "What is Radical in Neoliberal-Nationalist South Africa?" in the September 2011 issue of the Review of Radical Political Economics. The introduction: South Africa has rich, robust radical traditions and over the last two decades I have seen these extended, deepened, and widened. In late 2011 at the Durban world climate … Continue reading What is Radical in Neoliberal-Nationalist South Africa?