The Marxist Sociology Blog features short articles (~1,000 words) on Marxist theory, research and politics. Those who wish to write for the blog may email the editor-in-chief, Michael McCarthy (email@example.com) with a proposed title and topic (one paragraph maximum). Items may include:
- News analysis or commentary
- Research findings (summaries of the author’s own published research)
- Book reviews
The members of the editorial team are listed below.
Michael A. McCarthy is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Marquette University. His research broadly concerns capitalism and democracy. His book Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions was published in 2017 with Cornell University Press. The book was awarded with the Paul Sweezy Book Award as well as an honorable mention for the Labor and Labor Movements Book Award. His current book project, tentatively titled The Master’s Tools: Finance Against Capital, is under contract with Verso Books. It It explores the politics of financialization and radical financial reform. His research and popular essays can be found here. Follow Mike on Twitter @its_mccarthy.
Barry Eidlin is Assistant Professor of Sociology at McGill University. He is a comparative historical sociologist interested in the study of class, politics, social movements, and social change. His book, Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada was published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. Other research has been published in the American Sociological Review, Politics & Society, Sociology Compass, and Labor History, among other venues. He also comments regularly in various media outlets on labor politics and policy.
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