The Transition from Capitalism

Marxist Perspectives

  • Saeed┬áRahnema

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 27-52
  3. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 53-85
  4. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 87-107
  5. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 109-133
  6. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 135-161
  7. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 163-187
  8. Saeed Rahnema
    Pages 189-204
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 205-208

About this book


Through a series of conversations with prominent theorists and leading political activists in different parts of the world, this book explores the causes of the setbacks of both the reformist and revolutionary strategies of the socialist Left. Addressing the larger questions around the agenda(s) of socialism in the era of globalization, the interviewees believe that capitalism is not sustainable in the long run, due largely to its inherent contradictions, and that a post-capitalist social world order is inevitable and attainable. Despite notable differences, what emerges from this collection of voices and perspectives is a unified call to mobilize and organize for radical change through engagement with the various social groups that could play instrumental roles in the transition beyond a capitalist social formation.


Karl Marx Marxism socialism post-capitalism radical social democracy Gilbert Achcar Aijaz Ahmad Rob Albriton Kevin Anderson Barbara Epstein Aron Etzler Sam Gindin Peter Hudis Ursula Huws Michael Lebowitz Leo Panitch Catherine Samary

Editors and affiliations

  • Saeed┬áRahnema
    • 1
  1. 1.York UniversityTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-43834-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-43835-1
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