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date: 04 July 2020

(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Matt Vidal is Reader in Sociology and Political Economy, Loughborough University London, Institute of International Management. His work has been published in Contexts, Critical Sociology, Organization Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Socius, Work, Employment & Society, and others. He is author (with David Kusnet) of Organizing Prosperity (EPI) and editor (with Marco Hauptmeier) of Comparative Political Economy of Work (Palgrave). Matt is working on a book, under contract with Oxford University Press: Management Divided: Contradictions of labor management in American capitalism. He is editor-in-chief of “Work in Progress,” a public sociology blog of the American Sociological Association on the economy, work and inequality.

Tony Smith is the author of six books and over eighty articles on Marx, the critical theory of technology, and issues in normative social theory. His works include The Logic of Marx’s Capital: Replies to Hegelian Criticisms; Globalisation: A Systematic Marxian Account; and Beyond Liberal Egalitarianism: Marxism and Normative Social Theory in the Twenty-First Century.

Tomás Rotta is Senior Lecturer in Economics in the International Business & Economics Department at the University of Greenwich in London, UK, and a member of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Center (GPERC). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, and an MS in Economic Development and a BS in Business Management from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He specializes in Political Economy.

Paul Prew specializes in Marxist theory and environmental sociology. He has chapters summarizing the work of Karl Marx published by Reaktion Books and forthcoming from Routledge Press. Prior publications include the topics of critical pedagogy, perceptions of police misconduct, and the effect of the world-economy on carbon-dioxide emissions. At Minnesota State University, Mankato, he teaches courses in graduate and undergraduate theory, indigeneity and environment, globalization, and introduction to sociology. Dr. Prew is also the treasurer for the Marxist section of the American Sociological Association as well as the local non-profit, Mankato Area Fair Trade Town Initiative. At his university, he has received the Global Citizen, Diversity Champion, and the Kessel Peacemaker Awards. (p. x)