Vivek Chibber

New York University

Vivek Chibber is Professor of Sociology at New York University.

  • Socialist Register 2014

    Registering Class

    Edited by Greg Albo, Vivek Chibber and Leo Panitch     October 2013

    The fiftieth volume of the Socialist Register is dedicated to the theme of “registering class,” in light of the spread and deepening of capitalist social relations around the globe. Today’s economic crisis has been deployed to extend the class struggle from above while many resistances have been explicitly cast in terms of class struggles from below.

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  • Socialist Register 2013

    The Question of Strategy

    By Greg Albo, Vivek Chibber and Leo Panitch     November 2012

    Socialists today have to confront two realities – that they cannot avoid the question of reforms and a gradualist path out of capitalism; and that the organizational vehicles for socialism will most likely have to abide by different structures and principles than those that dominated left politics in the twentieth century. Which features of past organizational models should be retained? And which discarded? Socialist Register 2013 seeks to explore and clarify strategy for the Left, in the light of new challenges, and new opportunities.

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  • Socialist Register 2012

    The Crisis and The Left

    Edited by Greg Albo, Vivek Chibber and Leo Panitch     December 2011

    As the crisis continues to bite deeper into the lives of people around the world, The Socialist Register 2012: The Crisis and the Left considers how the Left has responded and asks if it can offer a viable alternative. Examining the crisis in a variety of geographic areas including Africa, Latin America, Europe and China, contributors explore many themes of crisis from finance to climate, oil and auto to poverty and over-accumulation.

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  • The Socialist Register 2011

    The Crisis This Time

    Edited by Greg Albo, Vivek Chibber and Leo Panitch     January 2011

    The challenge for socialist analysis is to reveal both the nature of the contradictions of capitalism in the neo-liberal era of globalized finance, and their consequences in our time. Crises need to be understood as turning points that open up opportunities.

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