Tag Archives: Karl Marx

Japan’s Demography and Marx’s Capitalist Law of Population

A second paper for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Rick Westra, has been published. “Japanese Demographic Crisis in View of Marx’s Capitalist Law of Population” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1625942) is by legendary Marxist economist Makoto Itoh, … Continue reading

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On the agrarian question

Richard Westra is a co-editor of JCA and is affiliated with the Center for Macau Studies, University of Macau. His latest article is with the newly relaunched The Japanese Political Economy and is titled “An Unoist perspective on the agrarian … Continue reading

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Critical Realism and the Social Science of Marxian Economics

JCA co-editor Richard Westra has a new paper available with the Review of Radical Political Economics. Available for free download, “Roy Bhaskar’s Critical Realism and the Social Science of Marxian Economics,” comes with an abstract that states: This article supports claims … Continue reading

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On imperialism

Co-editor Richard Westra has a new article available from JCA. Titled “In the Tracks of Imperialism” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1034454), the article examines the adequacy of the concept of imperialism for Marxism. Noting that the concept of imperialism is subject to considerable … Continue reading

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