The World Market, Variegated Capitalism, and the Crisis of European Integration

 This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The world market, variegated capitalism, and the crisis of European integration’, in P. Nousios, H. Overbeek, and A. Tsolakis, eds, Globalisation and European Integration: Critical Approaches to Regional Order and International Relations, London: Routledge, 91-111, 2012. This chapter critiques world…

Poulantzas’s State, Power, Socialism as a Modern Classic

Note: this is the long version of a chapter published in German as ‘Kapitalistischer Staatstyp und autoritärer Etatismus. Poulantzas’s Staatstheorie als moderner Klassik’, in L. Bretthauer et al., eds, Poulantzas Lesen: Zur Aktualität marxistischer Staatstheorie, Hamburg: VSA, 65-81; and retranslated in its short version in 2011 as ‘Poulantzas’s State, Power, Socialism as a modern classic’,…

Marxist Approaches to Power

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Marxist Approaches to Power’ in E. Amenta, K. Nash, A. Scott, eds, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology, Oxford: Blackwell, 3-14, 2012. Marxist approaches to power focus on its relation to class domination in capitalist societies. Power is linked to…

Political Economy, Political Ecology, and Democratic Socialism

First Annual Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture Delivered at Panteios University of Economics and Political Sciences 7th December 2007  You can also find a shortened German translation here: ‘Politische Ökonomie, politische Ökologie und demokratischer Sozial-ismus’, in A. Demirovic, S. Adolphs, and S. Karakayalı, eds, Das Staats-verständnis von Nicos Poulantzas, Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag, 35-52, 2010.  *** All…

The relevance of Luhmann’s systems theory and of Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse analysis to the elaboration of Marx’s state theory

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint, English version. The published version can be found here:  ‘Zur Relevanz von Luhmann’s Systemtheorie und von Laclau und Mouffe`s Diskursanalyse für die Weiterentwicklung der marxistischen Staatstheorie’, in J. Hirsch, J. Kannankulam and J. Wissel, eds, Der Staat der bürger-lichen Gesellschaft. zum Staatsverständnis von Karl Marx, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 157-179,…

The Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Globalizing Capital and their Impact on State Power and Democracy

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The spatiotemporal dynamics of capital and its globalization and their impact on state power and democracy’, in H. Rosa and W.E. Scheuerman, eds, High–Speed Society: Social Acceleration, Power, and Modernity, University Park: Penn State University Press, 135-158, 2009. *** This…

Althusser, Poulantzas, Buci-Glucksmann: Elaborations of Gramsci’s Concept of the integral State

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint, English version. The published version can be found here: ‘Althusser, Poulantzas, Buci-Glucksmann: Weiterentwicklung von Gramscis Konzept des integralen Staats’, in S. Buckel and A. Fischer-Lescano, eds, Hegemonie gepanzert mit Zwang. Zivilgesellschaft und Politik im Staats-verständnis Antonio Gramscis, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 43-65, 2007. *** This chapter explores some ways in…

The Capitalist State and the Rule of Capital: Problems in the Analysis of Business Associations

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The capitalist state and the rule of capital: problems in the analysis of business associations’, West European Politics, 6 (2), 139-62, 1983. *** This paper explore some theoretical problems involved in making an adequate empirical analysis of employers’ organizations and…

Spatial Fixes, Temporal Fixes, and Spatio-Temporal Fixes

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Spatial fixes, temporal fixes, and spatio-temporal fixes’, in N. Castree and D. Gregory, eds, David Harvey: a Critical Reader, Oxford: Blackwell, 142-66, 2006. *** It is especially productive to probe major thinkers on issues central to their work and widely…