Tag Archives: Richard Westra

East Asia in the Global Economy

The sixth article for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Richard Westra has been published. As the Introduction for the Special Issue, “East Asia in the Global Economy: Theoretical and Empirical Questions for Marxism” (DOI: … Continue reading

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Asia and the Rise and Fall of the Japanese Economy

“Re-emergence of Asia and the Rise and Fall of the Japanese Economy in Super Long Waves of Capitalist World Systems” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1651382) is authored by Nobuharu Yokokawa of the Faculty of Economics at Musashi University, Tokyo, Japan. It is the … Continue reading

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Unproductive Activities and the Rate of Surplus Value in Korea

A fourth article for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Rick Westra, has been published. “Unproductive Activities and the Rate of Surplus Value at the Industry Level in Korea, 1995–2015” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1651884) is by Dong-Min … Continue reading

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Green Designs for 21st Century Socialism

Green Designs for 21st Century Socialism is a new blog post by co-editor Richard Westra at The Bullet. Richard is an International Adjunct Professor at the Center for Macao Studies, University of Macao. His latest book is Periodizing Capitalism and … Continue reading

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Marxian Ratios in South Korea, 1980–2014

A third article for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Rick Westra, has been published. “Trends of Marxian Ratios in South Korea, 1980–2014” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1643488) is by Guhyeon Jeong of the Department of Political Economy … Continue reading

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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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Periodizing Capitalism and Capitalist Extinction

JCA co-editor Richard Westra’s latest book, Periodizing Capitalism and Capitalist Extinction offers the first systematic exposition and critique of the major approaches to periodizing capitalism, bringing to bear both deep rooted theoretical questions and meticulous empirical analysis to grapple with … Continue reading

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