"Beyond the Technological and the Social Paradigms: A Political Reading of Abstract Labour as the Substance of Value"
by De Angelis, Massimo (1995)
De Angelis proposes an approach to value which gives central place to the capital-labour relation, and specifically to the category of abstract labour as the form taken by work under capitalism?alienated, imposed, and inherently boundless. This approach is counter-posed to alternative readings of the labour theory of value in both the technological and social paradigms.
KeywordsValue Theory, Marxism, Marx, Capitalism, Abstraction, Forced Labor, Class Struggle
ThemesSocial Centrality of Work, Political Theory of Work, On Marx on Abstract Labour, Marx
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