Chris Harman


Zombie Capitalism

Global Crisis and the Relevance of Marx

(July 2009)

Chris Harman, Zombie Capitalism, Bookmarks Publications, July 2009.
Copyright © Bookmarks Publications.
Transcribed & marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.


Part One: Understanding the System: Marx and Beyond

1. Marx’s Concepts

2. Marx and His Critics

3. The Dynamics of the System

4. Beyond Marx: Monopoly, War and the State

5. State Spending and the System

Part Two: Capitalism in the 20th Century

6. The Great Slump

7. The Long Boom

8. The End of the Golden Age

Part Three: The New Age of Global Instability

9. The Years of Delusion

10. Global Capital in the New Age

11. Financialisation and the Bubbles That Burst

Part Four: The Runaway System

12. The New Limits of Capital

13. The Runaway System and the Future for Humanity

14. Who Can Overcome?


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