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By Roddy Slorach

Slorach exhibits how capitalism created incapacity through turning our minds and our bodies into commodities to be priced and traded. those that don't healthy are excluded and pointed out as an issue.

This ebook examines the origins and improvement of incapacity, incapacity hobbies in numerous elements of the area and the hidden historical past of teams akin to disabled conflict veterans, deaf humans and people in psychological misery.

It argues that Marxism is helping supply an figuring out of the politics and nature of incapacity and gives a imaginative and prescient of a higher international for all.

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48 Comψpo야smon a�d exchanges are transitoηI and historical. With the acquisition of new productive faculties man changes his mode of production and with the mode of production he changes all the economic relations which were but the necessary relations of that particular mode of producdon. (CWj8: 96-97) . 43 까lÏs conceptual shirr then allows a reformula­ tion of Marx’'s critique of political economy: ‘Economic categories are only the theoretical expressions, the abstractions of the social relations of production’ (CW6: 1야).

Lis is most obvious in the account of the labour process in Capital, 1, chapter 7.

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