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Full List of Publications

Books

Smith, Murray. Forthcoming, 2018. Invisible Leviathan (Second Edition): Marx’s Law of Value in the Twilight of Capitalism.  Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers (Historical Materialism Book Series).

Smith, Murray.  2014.  Marxist Phoenix:  Studies in Historical Materialism and Marxist Socialism.  Toronto:  Canadian Scholars Press International (with contributions by Jonah Butovsky and Joshua Dumont).

Smith, Murray. 2010. Global Capitalism in Crisis: Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System. Halifax and Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Smith, Murray (co-authored by Judith Blackwell and John Sorenson). 2003. Culture of Prejudice: Arguments in Critical Social Science. Peterborough: Broadview Press. Published by University of Toronto Press since 2008.

Smith, Murray (editor). 1998. Early Modern Social Theory: Selected Interpretive Readings (with a general introduction, section introductions and glossary by Murray Smith). Toronto:  Canadian Scholars Press.

Smith, Murray. 1994. Invisible Leviathan: The Marxist Critique of Market Despotism beyond Postmodernism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
 
Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries
 
Smith, Murray and Jonah Butovsky.  2017.  “Roots of the Global Crisis:  Marx’s Law of Falling Profitability and the U.S. Economy, 1950-2013”.  In Guglielmo Carchedi and Michael Roberts, eds.  World in Crisis.  London:  Zero Books.
Smith, Murray and Jonah Butovsky.  2013.  “The Decline of the Labour Movement:  A Socialist Perspective.”  In Tim Fowler, ed.  From Crisis to Austerity:  Neoliberalism, Organized Labour and the Canadian State.  Ottawa:  Red Quill Press.
Smith, Murray and Joshua Dumont.  2011.  “Socialist Strategy, Yesterday and Today:  Notes on Classical Marxism and the Contemporary Radical Left.”  In Henry Veltmeyer, ed.  21st Century Socialism:  Reinventing the Project.  Halifax and Winnipeg:  Fernwood Publishing.
Smith, Murray. 2010. “Dialectical Materialism.” Sage Encyclopedia of Case Study Research (Volume One, 292-295), edited by Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos, and Elen Wiebe. Thousand Oaks, Cal. and London, UK: Sage Publications.

Smith, Murray. 2010. “Modes of Production.” Sage Encyclopedia of Case Study Research (Volume Two, 567-570), edited by Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos, and Elen Wiebe. Thousand Oaks, Cal. and London, UK: Sage Publications.

Smith, Murray. 2008. “Credentialism.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Volume 2, 166-167), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.

Smith, Murray. 2008. “Managerial Class.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Vol. 4, 577-579), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.

Smith, Murray. 2008. “Mandel, Ernest.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Vol. 4, 579-580), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.
Smith, Murray. 2008. “Putting-Out System.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Vol. 6, 642-643), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.
Smith, Murray. 2008. “Self-Determination.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Vol. 7, 405-407), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.
Smith, Murray. 2008. “Self-Employment.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Vol. 7, 410-411), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.
Smith, Murray. 2008. “Value, Objective.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (Vol. 8, 577-578), edited by William Darity, Jr. Detroit: MacMillan Reference.
Smith, Murray. 2001. “Modernization Theory.” Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (pp. 1031-35). London: Routledge.
Smith, Murray. 2001. “Unequal Development.” Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (pp. 1626-27). London: Routledge.
Smith, Murray. 2000. “Political Economy and the Canadian Working Class:  Marxism or Nationalist Reformism?” In Bryan D. Palmer, ed. Labouring the Canadian Millennium: Writings on Work and Workers, History and Historiography. St. John’s:  Canadian Committee on Labour History.
Smith, Murray. 1998. “Science, Ideology and ‘Economic Value’.” In M. Smith, (ed.) Early Modern Social Theory: Selected Interpretive Readings. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.
 
Journal Articles
 
Smith, Murray and Jonah Butovsky.  2012.  “Profitability and the Roots of the Global Crisis:  Marx’s ‘Law of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall’ and the U.S. Economy, 1950-2007.”  Historical Materialism, 20:4, 39-74.
Smith, Murray.  2011.  “Author’s Reply to Review Symposium on Global Capitalism in Crisis.”  Global Discourse, Vol. 2, No. 1.  Available online at http://global-discourse.com/contents/global-capitalism-in-crisis-by-murray-e-g-smith/.
Smith, Murray. 2009. “Against Dualism:  Marxism and the Necessity of Dialectical Monism.” Science & Society 73:3 (July): 356-385.
 
Smith, Murray and Jonah Butovsky.  2007.  “Beyond Social Unionism: Farm Workers in Ontario and Some Lessons from Labour History.” Labour/Le Travail, 59, (Spring): 69-97.
Smith, Murray. 2000. “Political Economy and the Canadian Working Class: Marxism or Nationalist Reformism?”Labour/Le Travail, 46 (Fall): 343-68.
 
Smith, Murray. 1999. “The Necessity of Value Theory: Brenner’s Analysis of the ‘Long Downturn’ and Marx’s Theory of Crisis.” Historical Materialism, 4 (Summer): 149-169.
Smith, Murray. 1998. “Marxist Value Theory and ‘Progressive’ Poststructuralism: A Reply to Noel Castree.” Rethinking Marxism, 10:1 (Spring): 100-111.
Smith, Murray and Pamela Campbell. 1997. “Discourses on Deafness: Social Policy and the Communicative Habilitation of the Deaf.” Canadian Journal of Sociology, 22:4 (Fall): 437-456.
Smith, Murray. 1997. “Revisiting Trotsky: Reflections on the Stalinist Debacle and Trotskyism as Alternative.” Rethinking Marxism, 9:3 (Fall, 1996/97): 40-67.
Smith, Murray. 1997. “Rethinking ‘the Middle Class’: Ideological Constructions and Contradictory Structural Locations.” Brock Review, 6 (1/2): 56-73.
Smith, Murray and K. W. Taylor. 1996. “Profitability Crisis and the Erosion of Popular Prosperity: The Canadian Economy, 1947-1991.” Studies in Political Economy, 49: 101-130.
Smith, Murray. 1994-95. “Unproductive Labor and Profit Rate Trends: A Rejoinder.” Science & Society, 58 (4): 489-494.
Smith, Murray. 1994. “The ‘Intentional Primacy’ of the Relations of Production: Further Reflections on the Dialectic of Social Development.” Science & Society, 58 (1): 72-78.
Smith, Murray. 1994.”Alienation, Exploitation and Abstract Labor: A Humanist Defense of Marx’s Theory of Value.” Review of Radical Political Economics, 26(1):109-132.
Smith, Murray. 1993. “Productivity, Valorization and Crisis: Socially Necessary Unproductive Labor in Contemporary Capitalism.” Science & Society, 57(3): 262-293.
Smith, Murray. 1992. “The Value Abstraction and the Dialectic of Social Development.” Science & Society, 56(3): 261-290.
Smith, Murray. 1992. “The Burzynski Controversy in the United States and in Canada: A Comparative Case Study in the Sociology of Alternative Medicine.” Canadian Journal of Sociology, 17(2): 133-160.
Smith, Murray. 1991. “Understanding Marx’s Theory of Value: An Assessment of a Controversy.” Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, (28)3: 357-376.
Smith, Murray. 1991. “Respecifying Marx’s Value Categories: A Theoretical and Empirical Reconsideration of the ‘Law of the Falling Rate of Profit’.” Studies in Political Economy, 35: 155-190.
Creative work in the performing, literary or visual arts
 
‘Leon Trotsky: A Biography’, 90-minute docudrama presented on CBC Radio’s ‘Tuesday Night’, November 1972. Researcher and assistant script writer. (Head writer: Mitch Podolak; Producer: Walter Unger).
Book Reviews
Smith, Murray. 2017. “Adrian Sotelo Valencia, The Future of Work: Super-exploitation and Social Precariousness in the 21st Century.” Labour/Le Travail, 79: 310-312.
 
Smith, Murray.  2012.  “Istvan Meszaros, Social Structure and forms of Consciousness, Volume One:  The Social Determination of Method.”  Science & Society, 76(3), 406-8.
Smith, Murray. 2001. “Plaut, E.A. and Kevin Anderson, eds. Marx on Suicide.Critical Sociology, 27: 139-142.
 
Smith, Murray. 1997. “Duan, Zhongqiao.  Marx’s Theory of the Social Formation.” Science & Society 61(3): 429-432.
Smith, Murray. 1996. “McNally, D. Against the Market: Political Economy, Market Socialism and the Marxist Critique.” Review of Radical Political Economics, 28(3): 165-168.
Smith, Murray. 1994. “MacGregor, D. Hegel, Marx and the English State.” Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 31(2): 230-231.
Smith, Murray. 1994. “Vincent, J-M. Abstract Labour: A Critique.” Review of Radical Political Economics 26(3): 134-137.
Smith, Murray. 1993. “McKelvey, C. Beyond Ethnocentrism. Science & Society 57(1): 95-98.
Other Articles
 
Smith, Murray.  2012.  “Vertical.”  Excerpt from Global Capitalism in Crisis.  Adbusters, No. 100.
Smith, Murray. 2009. “Capitalism in Crisis: A Marxist Analysis of the Global Downturn.” 1917: No. 31: 41-48.
 
Smith, Murray. 1998. “The Revolutionary Betrayed: Trotsky and the ‘Crisis of Trotskyism’,” 1917, No. 20: 3-8.
 
Smith, Murray. 1994. “The Burzynski Controversy: A Comparative Case Study in the Sociology of Alternative Medicine in the United States and in Canada.” Townsend Letter for Doctors, 129: 352-363 [Reprinted from Canadian Journal of Sociology].