Marxist Writers: Bernice Shoul

Bernice Shoul 



Bernice ("Bunny") Dorothy Shoul was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1920. She studied at Radcliffe College (Harvard). Her thesis supervisor was the prominent bourgeois theorist of business cycles, Josef Schumpeter. She completed her doctoral thesis on "The Marxian Theory of Capitalist Breakdown" in 1947. She was an associate of Jean Van Heijenoort, one time secretary of Leon Trotsky. She subsequently taught at Brooklyn College, at the University of Massachusetts and Bard College. She published a number of articles on Marxist political economy. Other jobs included working for the Government of Puerto Rico and the Gillette Company.

She died on March 17, 1977.


Background and History of the American Movement Toward the Fourth International, 1941
American Labor in Politics: Preface to the Labor Party, 1943
The Marxian Theory of Capitalist Breakdown, 1947
Karl Marx and Say's Law, 1957
Review of Economics and Social Reform by Abram L. Harris - 1959
Review of The Soviet Industrialization Debate, 1924-1928 by Alexander Erlich - 1961
Similarities in the Work of John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx, 1965
Karl Marx's Solutions to Some Theoretical Problems of Classical Economics, 1967