The Socialist Register 1994

Between Globalism and Nationalism

Edited by Ralph Miliband and Leo Panitch  

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  • Preface
  • Thirty Years of The Socialist Register (Ralph Miliband)
  • Edward Thompson, The Communist Party and 1956 (John Saville)
  • Richard Rorty and the Righteous Among the Nations (Norman Geras)
  • Globalisation and the State (Leo Panitch)
  • Capitalism and the Nation State in the Dog Days of the Twentieth Century (Manfred Bienefeld)
  • Globalisation and Stagnation (Arthur MacEwan)
  • ‘Competitive Austerity’ and the Impasse of Capitalist Employment Policy (Gregory Albo)
  • Globalism, Socialism and Democracy in the South African Transition (John S. Saul)
  • The Development of Capitalism in Vietnam (Gerard Greenfield)
  • The Decline of the Left in South East Asia (Kevin Hewison and Gerry Rodan)
  • The Left in Russia (Poul Funder Larsen and David Mandel)
  • Workers and Intellectuals in the German Democratic Republic Patty (Lee Parmalee)
  • Germany’s Party of Democratic Socialism (Eric Canepa)


  • Leo Panitch

    York University

    Leo Panitch is a Distinguished Research Professor, renowned political economist, Marxist theorist and editor of the Socialist Register. He received a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Manitoba in 1967 and a M.Sc.(Hons.) and PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1968 and 1974, respectively. He was a Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor at Carleton University between 1972 and 1984. He has been a Professor of Political Science at York University since 1984. He was the Chair of the Department of Political Science at York from 1988-1994. He was the General Co-editor of State and Economic Life series, U. of T. Press, from 1979 to 1995 and is the Co-founder and a Board Member of Studies in Political Economy. He is also the author of numerous articles and books dealing with political science including The End of Parliamentary Socialism (1997). He was a member of the Movement for an Independent and Socialist Canada, 1973-1975, the Ottawa Committee for Labour Action, 1975-1984, the Canadian Political Science Association, the Committee of Socialist Studies, the Marxist Institute and the Royal Society of Canada. He is currently a supporter of the Socialist Project.

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