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is Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy, Distinguished Research Professorof Political Science at York University, and Editor of
The Socialist Register
for 25 years.
KATHERINE S. NEWMAN
is the James Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and professorof sociology at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of ten books on middle-class economic instability,urban poverty, and the sociology of inequality.
BARBARA KATZ ROTHMAN
is professor of sociology at the City University of New York. Her workencompasses medical sociology, childbirth and midwifery issues, bioethics, race, disability, and the sociologyof knowledge.
THE MAKING OF GLOBALCAPITALISM
The Political Economy of American Empire
By Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin
This groundbreaking work demonstrates therelationship between modern capitalism and theAmerican state, including its role in promoting freetrade and capital movements. Through a powerfulhistorical survey, it shows how the US hassuperintended the restructuring of other states in favorof competitive markets and coordinated themanagement of increasingly frequent financial crises.
Also by the Author, with Viktor Tan Chen:
THE MISSING CLASS:Portraits of the Near Poor in America
Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-4140-6 | 272pp. | $16.00/$18.00 Can.e-Book: 978-0-8070-4141-3 | $16.00/$18.00 Can.
WEAVING A FAMILY
Untangling Race and Adoption
By Barbara Katz-Rothman
“A revealing personal account which combines soundsociological knowledge and current data with afirsthand, intimate portrayal of multiracial family life.For families contemplating transracial adoption, orinterracially adoptive families, this book should be read.”—Howard Altstein, professor, University of MarylandSchool of Social Work