An analysis of the functions of money and the role of gold in the world capitalist system leads into a detailed account of the development and crises of the international monetary system in the post war period.
Issues of science and technology are now at the heart of several major struggles: the nuclear power and nuclear weapons campaigns, struggles over workers' control of technology and so on. But is science 'neutral'? What relation does it have to accumulation and class structure? This account of some recent debates within marxist analyses of science confronts these and other questions.
This critical review questions whether Barrett's argument for understanding gender divisions as determined by the historical development of capitalism is not undermined by its own implicit emphasis on methodological imperatives.
Howard Home: Working Class Culture-Studies in History and Theory / Dear Comrades : Readers' Letters to Lotta Continua / Eugene Cooper: The Woodcarvers of HongKong: Craft Production in the World Capitalist Periphery / Richard Edwards: Contested Terrain : The Transformation of the Workplace in the