The Meaning of Marxism
By G. Cole
Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge – 300 pages
Series: Routledge Library Editions
This book is largely based on What Marx Really Meant which was written by Cole and published in 1934. It is a revaluation of Marx’s essential ideas and methods in relation to contemporary social structures and developments and considers the bearing of Marx’s theories on the structure of social classes, which altered greatly since he formulated his account of them.
1. The Foundation of Marxism 2. The Materialist Conception of History 3. The Growth and Decline of Capitalism 4. Economic Classes 5. The New Middle Classes and the Rise of Fascism 6. The Proletariat 7. Marxism and the State 8. The Theory of Value 9. The Theory of Value (Continued) 10. The Dialectic – Conclusion. A Note on Books. Index.