Abstract Labour and Value in Marx's System

Rubin, I. I.
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Year First Published:  {25429 Abstract Labour and Value in Marx's System ABSTRACT LABOUR AND VALUE IN MARXS SYSTEM Rubin, I. I. http://www.connexions.org/CxArchive/MIA/rubin/abstract-labour.htm http://www.marxists.org/archive/rubin/abstract-labour.htm The lecture develops one of the main themes of Rubin's Essays on Marx's Theory of Value, thus providing a useful introduction to the latter work, while developing beyond it in important respects. The lecture aims to bring out more clearly than had the Essays the distinction between the social commensurability of labour that is characteristic of any society that is based on the division of labour, and the specific form in which this commensuration is achieved in capitalist society, the form of abstract labour. 1927 1978 ART Article CX10723 1 false true false CX10723.htm [0xc0008878c0 0xc0004cbf50 0xc000c01b30 0xc001fe8150] Cx}
Year Published:  1978
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The lecture develops one of the main themes of Rubin's Essays on Marx's Theory of Value, thus providing a useful introduction to the latter work, while developing beyond it in important respects. The lecture aims to bring out more clearly than had the Essays the distinction between the social commensurability of labour that is characteristic of any society that is based on the division of labour, and the specific form in which this commensuration is achieved in capitalist society, the form of abstract labour.

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