In a broad review of the recent Anglo-Irish accord, the author identifies the contradictory responses of the loyalist, republican and Southern Irish opinion to it, and argues that the agreement has to be seen in its proper historical and political context.
Angus Erskine draws out the implications ofthe government's proposed reform of social security, and shows that this reform is part of the monetarist project to reconstruct relations based upon the discipline of the market.
This article examines the historical development and contemporary relevance of labour migration in western Europe. It argues that Marxists have to take more seriously the whole question of the role of migrant labour within the political economy of contemporary capitalism.
Felton C Shortall analyses the implications of the distinction between fixed and circulating capital for a Marxist theory of price formation, divisions within the capitalist class and the periodisation of capitalism.
Carolyn M Vogler : The Nation-State (Sol Piciotto) / Christopher Hird: Challenging the Figures (Robert Bryer) / Clause Offe: Disorganised Capitalism (John Urry) / Eric R Wolf: Europe and the People without History (Robert Miles) / Patrick Wright : On Living in an Old Country - The National Past in Contemporary Britain (Bob Lumley) / Roger Jowell and Sharon Witherspoon: British Social Attitudes: the 1985 Report (Andrew Gamble)