Department of Sociology

Alf Nilsen on Marxisme og Postkolonialisme

Alf Gunvald Nilsen has recently published an article in the journal Critical Sociology that addresses the relationship between Marxist and postcolonial theory.


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Based on a critical reading of Vivek Chibber's Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital, the article argues for the necessity of crafting passages between Marxism and postcolonialism in order to understand the historical origins and development of capitalism. You can read the article here.

Nilsen has also recently written about this topic on the Australian blog Progress in Political Economy - read it here.