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A General Theory of Exploitation and Class

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Country  United States
Media type  Print (Hardcover)
ISBN  978-0674344402
Author  John Roemer
Subject  Exploitation of labour
Language  English
Pages  298
Originally published  1982
Page count  298
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A general theory of exploitation and class


A General Theory of Exploitation and Class is a 1982 book by economist and political scientist John Roemer.

Contents

Summary

Roemer reconstructs theories of exploitation and class. Roemer employs rational choice and game theory in order to demonstrate how exploitation and class relations may arise in the development of a market for labour.

Reception

According to political theorist Terrell Carver, A General Theory of Exploitation and Class is the classic reconstruction of theories of exploitation and class within Analytical Marxism. Philosopher Jonathan Wolff writes that it forms part of a body of work on exploitation that has been highly influential.

References

A General Theory of Exploitation and Class Wikipedia


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