Harry Cleaver

General Presentation

Current functions

Biography

  • 1994 : Creation and maintenance of Chiapas95, an information dissimination “listserv” and archives on the Internet that reposts selected materials (over 8,000) on the crisis in Mexico to over 700 interested scholars and activists. The Chiapas95 homepage and archives are referenced by the LANIC (UT - Latin America Network Information Center) gopher/web site and many other sites concerned with Mexico and Latin America.

(http://www.eco.utexas.edu:80/Homepages/Faculty/Cleaver/chiapas95.html)

  • Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin, Texas academic years 1976-77 to present.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, New School for Social Research, New York, academic years 1974-75, 1975-76.
  • Chargé d'Enseignement, Université de Sherbrooke, academic years 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-1974.
  • Teaching Assistant to Professor John Gurley, Stanford University, academic year 1969-70.
  • Administrator and Research Economist, Pacific Studies Center, Palo Alto, California, summer 1969.
  • Research Assistant to Professors Paul David and Moses Abramovitz, Stanford University, academic year 1968-69. (Empirical studies of technological diffusion and learning-by-doing.)
  • Research Assistant in Economic Research, Office of Economic Opportunity, Office of the President, U.S. Government, Washinbgton, D.C., Spring-Summer 1966.

Studies/Diploma

  • Ph.D. Stanford University, California, January, 1975 (Economics).
  • B.A. Antioch College, Ohio, June, 1967 (Economics).
  • One year at Université de Montpellier, France, 1965.
  • Beavercreek High School, Ohio, 1962.

Grants/Awards

  • President's Associates Teaching Award, University of Texas at Austin, 1984.
  • Travel Grant for Conference in India 1976, Ford Foundation.
  • Research Grant for field work in France, summer 1970, from Stanford Center for International Studies.
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for Graduate Study.
  • Two undergraduate scholarships in biochemistry won in Science Fair competition.

Publications

  • NEW! “Sports?” Forward to Ben Carrington and Ian McDonald, Marxism, Cultural Studies and Sport, Routledge Critical Studies in Sport, New York: Routledge, 2008.
  • NEW! “Preface” to the Turkish Edition of Harry Cleaver, Reading Capital Politically, Istanbul: Otonom Yayincilik, 2008.
  • “Deep Currents Rising: Some Notes on the global challenge to capitalism,” (2006) forthcoming in in Subverting the Present, Imagining the Future: Insurrection, Movement, Commons, New York: Autonomedia, 2007. (ISBN: 1570271844)
  • “Paths of Autonomy” and “Neozapatismo and Autonomy”, forthcoming in a book to be published in Mexico containing the papers presented at an October 24-26, 2006 Conference on: La Autonomía Posible: Reinvención de la política y emancipación at the Universidad Autonóma de la Ciudad de México.
  • “Work is Still the Central Issue,” in Ana Dinerstein and Michael Leary (eds), The Labour Debate: An Investigation into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work, Hampshire: Ashgate, 2002, pp. 135-148.
  • Reading Capital Politically, Second Edition, London: AK Press, 2000.
  • “The Crisis of Neoliberalism and Alternatives in the 21st Century,” The Study of Regional Development, Regional Development Research Institute, Chonnam National University, Kwangju, Korea, Vol. 31, No. 1, December 1999 (In English). Translated and republished in Korean with the same title in The Radical Review (Korea), (Pt.1) #15, 2003 and (Pt.2) #16, 2003.
  • “Nature, Neoliberalism and Sustainable Development: Between Charybdis & Scylla,” in Allessandro Marucci (ed) Camminare Domandando: La rivoluzione zapatista, Roma: DeriveApprodi, 1999, pp. 257-270 (Italy).
  • Zapatista: Neoliberalism, the Chiapas Uprising and Cyberspace, Seoul: Glamuri Publishers, 1998 (448p). This is an edited, book-length collection of my writings translated into Korean with a special introduction I wrote for this book.
  • “The Zapatista Effect: The Internet and the Rise of an Alternative Political Fabric,” Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 51, No. 2, Spring 1998, pp. 621-640.
  • “The Zapatistas and the Electronic Fabric of Struggle,” Analysen & Alternativen zu einer neoliberalen Welt: Ein Reader, Hrsg:ARGE Entwicklungspolitishe Hochshulwochen, Wien:Sudwind, 1997 (Austria); “Zapatistas e a teia eletrônica da luta,” Lugar Comun, No.4, janeiro-abril 1998, pp.139-164 (Brazil); John Holloway and Eloina Peláez (eds) Zapatista! Reinventing Revolution in Mexico, Sterling: Pluto Press, 1998, pp. 81-103 (England/USA); Allessandro Marucci (ed) Camminare Domandando: La rivoluzione zapatista, Roma: DeriveApprodi, 1999, pp. 103-125 (Italy).
  • “Preface” to Documents from the First Intercontinental Encounter, a collection in Italian, published Spring 1997.
  • “The “Space” of Cyberspace,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminst Theory, Vol. 9, No. 1, Issue 17, 1996, pp. 239-248.
  • “Theses on Secular Crisis in Capitalism: The Insurpassability of Class Antagonisms” in C. Polychroniou and H.R. Targ (eds), Marxism Today: Essays on Capitalism, Socialism and Strategies for Social Change, Westport: Praeger, 1996, pp. 87-97.
  • “Chapter 4: The Two-fold Charater of Labor” of Reading Capital Politically, translated and published as “Il Capitolo IV: Il Duplice Carattere del Lavoro” in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna), No. 4, inverno 1996, pp. 271-277.
  • “Close the IMF, Abolish Debt and End Development: A Class Analysis of the International Debt Crisis,” translated and republished in Italian as “Chiudiamo Il FMI, Aboliamo Il Debito e PoniamoFine allo Sviluppo: Un'Analisi di Classe Della Crisi del Debito Internazionale” in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna), No. 4, inverno 1996, pp. 21-42.
  • “Chapter 3: The Substance and Magnitude of Value” of Reading Capital Politically, translated and published as “Il Capitolo III (La Sostanza e la Grandezza del Valore) in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna), No. 3, inverno 1995, pp. 95-128.
  • “The Subversion of Money-as-Command in the Current Crisis,” in Werner Bonefeld and John Holloway (eds) Global Capital, National State and the Politics of Money, London: MacMillan, 1995, pp. 141-177.
  • “Introduction” to Zapatista! The Documents of the New Mexican Revolution, New York: Autonomedia, 1994, pp. 11-23. The documents comprising this book, including my introduction, first appeared in e-text form in the LANIC (UT - Latin America Network Information Center) gopher/web site and only later as a hard-copy book. The novel character of the production of this book was written up in the ILAS Newsletter.
  • “Chapter 2: The Commodity-Form” of Reading Capital Politically, translated and published as “Il Capitolo II (La Forma-merce) in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna), No. 2, primavera 1994, pp. 263-278.
  • “Work, Value and Domination: On the Continuing Relevance of the Marxian Labor Theory of Value in the Crisis of the Keynesian Planner State,” published in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna), No. 2, primavera 1994, pp. 73-90, as: “Lavoro, Valore e Dominio: Sull'attuale rilevanza della teoria di Marx del laboro-valore nella crisi dello stato piano Keynesiano”.
  • “The Chiapas Uprising: The Future of Class Struggle in the New World Order”, Riff-Raff: attraverso la produzione sociale (Padova), marzo 1994, pp. 133-145; Impaction (Tokyo) No. 85, 1994, pp. 144-160; Common Sense (Edinburgh) No. 15, April 1994, pp. 5-17; Canadian Dimension (Winnipeg), Vol. 28, No. 3, May-June 1994, pp. 36-39; Lonnsslaven (Oslo), #5, Spring-Summer 1994, pp. 6-7 (excerpt); Studies in Political Economy (Toronto), No. 44, Summer 1994, pp. 141-157; África América Latina. Cuardernos. (Madrid) Número 18, 2a/1995, pp.71-84.
  • “Introduction” to Reading Capital Politically, translated and published in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe, (Italy), No. 1, autunno 1993, pp. 184-252.
  • “Intervista a Harry Cleaver”, a cura di Massimo De Angelis, in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe, (Italy), No. 1, autunno 1993, pp. 79-100. (English version, Swedish version, Dutch version)
  • “Kropotkin, Selbst-Valorisation und Krise des Marxismus” in Hintergrund: Marxistische Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftstheorie und Politik, (Berlin) IV-1993, pp. 14-29. Also as “Kropotkin, Self-valorization and the Crisis of Marxism” in Anarchist Studies, (Lancaster) No. 2, 1994, pp. 119-135. Also in a Moscow collection published in 1997.
  • “Marxian Categories, the Crisis of Capital and the Constitution of Social Subjectivity Today,” in Common Sense, (Scotland), No. 14, October 1993, pp. 32-55. Also published in Italian in ZeroNetwork No.3, 1992 (Padua) and in Non Solo Los Angeles, ECN, Dec. 1992 (Roma), and Werner Bonefeld (ed.) Revolutionary Writing: Common Sense Essays in Post-Political Politics, New York: Autonomedia, 2003.
  • “Socialism,” an essay in Wolfgang Sachs (ed), The Dvelopment Dictionary : A Guide to Knowledge and Power, London: Zed Books, 1992, pp. 233-249. [Spanish Version]
  • “The Inversion of Class Perspective in Marxian Theory: from Valorization to Self-Valorization,” in W. Bonefeld, R. Gunn and K. Psychopedis (eds) Essays on Open Marxism, London: Pluto Press, 1992, pp. 106-144.
  • “Close the IMF, Abolish Debt and End Development: A Class Analysis of the International Debt Crisis, Capital & Class (UK) Number 39, Winter 1990. Translated and republished in Italian as “Chiudiamo Il FMI, Aboliamo Il Debito e PoniamoFine allo Sviluppo: Un'Analisi di Classe Della Crisi del Debito Internazionale” in Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna), No. 4, inverno 1996, pp. 21-42.
  • “Marginalidad y Autovaloracion,” El Gallo Illustrado (Mexico City) No. 1365, De Agosto de 1988. Also published in English in Common Sense (Scotland) No. 9, 1989.
  • “The Uses of an Earthquake,” Visa Versa (Montréal) December/January 1987, Québec. Also published in Midnight Notes, (Boston) No. 9, May 1988, Common Sense (Scotland) No. 9, 1989 and as “Von Nutzen eines Erdbebens,” Wildcat, (Germany) Winter 1988.
  • “Special Preface to the Korean Edition” of Reading Capital Politically (Pul Pi, Seoul) 1986.
  • “Karl Marx: Economist or Revolutionary?” in Suzanne W. Helburn and David F.Bramhall (eds) Marx, Schumpter &Keynes, M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, 1986. “Reaganism et les Relations de Classe aux Etats-Unis,” in Marie-Blanche Tahon and André Corten, L'Italie: Le Philosophe et le Gendarme, VLB Editeur, Montréal, Québec, 1986.
  • “Introduction,” and translation of 4 out of 9 chapters of Antonio Negri, Marx Beyond Marx: Notebooks on the Grundrisse, Bergin and Garvey Press, N.Y., 1984. (Originally Marx Oltre Marx, Feltrinelli, 1979).
  • “Tesis Sobre la Teoría Marxista del Valor Trabajo,” El Gallo Illustrado, No.1085, April 10, 1983.
  • “Marx's Theory of Crisis as a Theory of Class Relations,” Research in Political Economy, Vol. 5 (JAI Press, Greenwhich), 1982.(with Peter Bell).
  • “Technology as Political Weaponry,” in a collection on The Responsibilty of the Scientific and Technological Enterprise in Technology Transfer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1981. Translated and reprinted in El Gallo Illustrado No. 1243, (Mexico City, 1986).
  • “Supply-Side Economics: The New Phase of Capitalist Strategy in the Crisis,” in Babylone(Paris, Fall 1981), in Metropoli (Rome, 1981) and in the Mexican weekly El Gallo Illustrado (Mexico City, 1981).
  • “Special Preface to the Mexican Edition” of Reading Capital Politically (written in 1981, appeared in 1985).
  • Reading Capital Politically, University of Texas Press, 1979. Published in England by Harvester Press, in Mexico by Fondo de Cultura Economica, in Brazil by Zahar Editores and in South Korea by Pul Pi. Published serially in Italy in the journal Vis à Vis: Quaderni per l'autonomia di classe (Bologna).
  • “Malaria and the Political Economy of Public Health,” International Journal of Health Services, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1978.
  • “Food, Famine and the International Crisis,” Zerowork, No. 2, 1977. Translated and reprinted in Canada (as “Alimentation, famine et crise internationale” Dossier SUCO), Mexico and Germany (as “Nahrungsmittel, Hunger und die Internationale Krise,” Thekla 10, Juli 1988).
  • “Malaria, The Politics of Public Health, and the International Crisis,” Review of Radical Political Economics, Spring 1977.
  • The Political Economy of Malaria De-control,” Economic and Political Weekly, (Bombay),September 4, 1976.
  • “The Internationalization of Capital and the Mode of Production in Agriculture,” Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay), March 27, 1976.
  • “Canadian Independence: Developing Views among the U.S. Ruling Class,” Canadian Dimension, Vol. 10, No. 2, 1974.
  • “The Contradictions of the Green Revolution,” American Economic Review , May 1972 and Monthly Review, June 1972 (including Monthly Review Edizione Italiana). Reprinted in Charles K. Wilber (ed.) The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment, 1973 and in Steve Weissman (ed.)The Trojan Horse: The Strange Politics of Foreign Aid, 1974. Also translated and reprinted in Greece and India.

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  • Date of birth : January 21, 1944
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  • Nationality(ies): USA
  • Language(s): English (Native), French (Fluent), Spanish (Reading), Italian (Reading)

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