Books written by Leo Panitch


The World Turned Upside Down?

Fernwood Publishing | December 3, 2018 | 320 pages
The latest edition of the Socialist Register explores a range of pressing issues and asks what we can expect from the recent social and political changes occuring across the globe.  More Info

Class, Party, Revolution

September 13, 2018 | 300 pages
An expertly selected collection of articles on class, party, and revolution from one of the world's most important socialist journals  More Info

The Making of Global Capitalism

Verso Books | August 6, 2013 | 470 pages
A study of the development of postwar global capitalism focuses on the American state to argue that its distinctiveness lies in an ability to distinguish its own capital interest and restructure other states to spread resilient capitalist social relations, examining recent economic crises and... More Info

Socialist Register 2009

October 15, 2008 | 300 pages
Is this a new age of barbarism? The scale and pervasiveness of violence today calls urgently for serious analysis of: the 'war on terror' and counter-insurgencies; terror and counter-terror; suicide bombings and torture; civil wars and anarchy; urban gang warfare; and the persistence of chronic... More Info

Morbid symptoms

October 2, 2009 | 325 pages
Leo Panitch Fernwood Publishing; Nov, 2009 9781552663288 Health care rights are fought over between commercial forces that seek to make health into a commodity (for those who can pay), and popular forces that seek to reduce gross inequalities and try to make (or keep) health as a public service.... More Info

The Making of Global Capitalism

Verso | October 9, 2012 | 464 pages
Groundbreaking account of the development of capitalism. The all-encompassing embrace of world capitalism at the beginning of the twenty-first century was generally attributed to the superiority of competitive markets. Globalization had appeared to be the natural outcome of this unstoppable... More Info

Renewing Socialism

Merlin Press | August 18, 2019 | 226 pages
Intellectual and engaging, this collection of political essays examines the failures of socialism in the 20th century with candor, vigorously exploring the nature of global capitalism and offering a vision of a reinvigorated socialism that ambitiously counters weakening pessimism. An outspoken... More Info

From Consent to Coercion

Univ of Toronto Pr | August 23, 2008 | 280 pages
Published Under the Garamond Imprint  More Info

The globalization decade

Merlin Pr | August 18, 2019 | 325 pages
"The political, economic, and cultural contradictions of globalization are examined in these critiques of capitalism and globalization from the left. Issues raised range from capital controls, world market opportunities, and left economic policy to shareholder capitalism and neoliberalism.... More Info