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Noted: Awakening from the slumber before too late

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Volume 21, Issue 2

October, 2015

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Cass, P. (2015). Awakening from the slumber before too late. Pacific Journalism Review, 21(2): 212-213. Review of Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism, by David Harvey. London: Profile Books. 2015, 338pp. ISBN 978-1-78125-16-4
Author(s): Philip Cass
Reviewed book by David Harvey
Publication date: 
October, 2015

Now available in paperback for the first time, American-based scholar of Marxism David Harvey’s analysis of the current crisis in capitalism provides an intriguing and thought provoking read. Harvey’s familiarity with Marx is demonstrated throughout the book. He makes it clear, that while thoroughly grounded in the Marxist tradition, his analysis is not meant to be orthodox. The book is accessible to those not entirely familiar with Marx beyond the usual slogans, but he demands attention from his readers as he takes them through a variety of economic concepts.