Does Marx ever say that his own epistemological methodology is historically contingent and that it is conditioned by a particular historical moment?
The ASA system is now accepting paper submissions for the 2017 meeting in Montreal. Deadline is January 11, 3 pm EST. You may look at the complete CFP here: http://www.asanet.org/sites/default/files/17pgm_call_for_papers.pdf Below are the Marxist Sociology section sessions as they are listed in the CFP: Section on Marxist Sociology Marxist Sociology in the [...]
MARXIST SOCIOLOGY AWARDS COMMITTEES AND ANNOUNCEMENT 2017 Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished career achievement in Marxist sociology. Nominators should send all committee members a letter stating the case for the nominee winning the award and attach a copy of the nominee’s vitae. The award [...]
UND looks to ease first-generation adjustment By Wade Rupard on Sep 7, 2016 at 6:41 p.m. Like most students when they first go off to college, Allison Hurst was overwhelmed. But being the first person in her family to attend college, there was even more stress associated with it. Eventually, she walked [...]
What is the relation between “theory and practice,” and what is the meaning of the unity of theory and practice? Does Marx identify practice with the idea of engineering society, so that the knowledge of the laws that govern economic forces serve as an algorithm, to construct, engineer, in a technical way, a new and better political and economic system?
Summer 2016 Newsletter
Section on Marxist Sociology Newsletter-Summer 2016
Join with us in congratulating the winners of our section awards! ASA MARXIST SOCIOLOGY SECTION AWARDS 2016 Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award (Co-winners): David Fasenfest Scott McNall Howard Waitzkin Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award: Wendy Matsumura, The Limits of Okinawa Outstanding [...]
Enough! Somewhere, somewhere perhaps in the desert of Iraq, or perhaps in Palestine or the Afghan hills, amidst the cacophony of shells, the reek of boiled-off flesh, somewhere, a voice awakens ...
Seemingly helpless in a democracy beyond repair, on a world brewing the floods, droughts and endless wanderings of a vengeful planet, I live as a godless Jew in an age when the leaders of Judaism spit the fires of Uzis and smart bombs like the bowels of Ba’al in eras past ...