Labour Regime Change in the Twenty-First Century; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Smithian Inheritance; 2. The Marxist Inheritance; 3. Semi-Feudalism and Modern Marxism; 4. 'Disguised' Wage Labour and Modern Marxism; 5. Unfreedom as Primitive Accumulation?; 6. Germany and the United States: 'Primitive' or 'Fully Functioning' Accumulation?; 7. 'Medieval Working Practices'? British Agriculture and the Return of the Gangmaster; 8. Citizenship and Human Rights - or Socialism?; Conclusion; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index.
Historical debates about capitalism, unfreedom and primitive accumulation suggest Marxism accepts that, where class struggle is global, capitalists employ unfree workers. Labour-power as commodity means the free/unfree distinction informs the process of becoming, being, remaining, and acting as a proletariat.