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This index of the book Beyond Marx: Theorising the Global Labour Relations of the Twenty-First Century contains a list of names of authors, places, and terms relevant to the discussion on global labour history. The book draws attention to five problem-areas that we feel stand in the way of our conceptualising the findings of global labour history in terms of a Marxist critique of political economy: the subaltern and subordinate position of the working class within the analysis of the capitalist dynamic; the tendency toward a 'scientific' objectification and determination of class-contradictions that gives priority to the capital-relation; the privileged and exclusive position of the 'doubly-free wage-worker' within the global class of workers; methodological nationalism; the almost consistently eurocentric perspective.

Keywords: doubly-free wage-worker; Marx; Marxist critique; methodological nationalism; political economy



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