Dr Bill Dunn

BSc York (UK), MSc London, PhD W.England
Senior Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 9175

Biographical details

Bill Dunn was educated at the Universities of York, Leeds, Westminster, London and West of England, all in the UK. He previously taught at the Universities of the West of England, Bristol and Leeds. Bill's principal research interests are in the contemporary global political economy of labour and in Marxism. He published Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour, with Palgrave MacMillan in 2004, Global Political Economy: a Marxist Critique, with Pluto in 2009 and is co-editor with Hugo Radice of Permanent Revolution: Results and Prospects 100 Years On, published by Pluto in 2006.

Research interests

  • Global Integration
  • The Nature of Work
  • Labour Movements
  • Marxist Political Economy

Selected publications

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Books

  • Dunn, W. (2014). The Political Economy of Global Capitalism and Crisis. Abingdon: Routledge (Taylor and Francis).
  • Dunn, W., Harman, C. (2010). Globalization and the Working Class. Korea: Unknown2.
  • Dunn, W. (2009). Global Political Economy: A Marxist Critique. London, United Kingdom: Pluto Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2004). Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour. United States: Palgrave Macmillan.

Edited Books

  • Dunn, W., Radice, H. (2006). 100 Years of Permanent Revolution. London: Pluto Press.

Book Chapters

  • Dunn, W. (2012). The strange death of neoliberalism: the case of the missing corpse. In Damien Cahill, Lindy Edwards, Frank Stilwell (Eds.), Neoliberalism: Beyond the Free Market, (pp. 231-250). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Dunn, W. (2011). The new economy and labour's decline: questioning their association. In Serrano, M., Xhafa, E. and Fichter, M (Eds.), Trade unions and the global crisis: labour's visions, strategies and responses, (pp. 63-78). Geneva: ILO Publications (International Labour Organization).
  • Dunn, W. (2007). Problems of Social Movement Unionism. In Gamble, A., Ludlam, S., Taylor, A. and Wood, S (Eds.), Labour, the state, social movements and the challenge of neo-liberal globalisation, (pp. 131-146). Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Combined and Uneven Development as a Strategic Concept. In Bill Dunn and Hugo Radice (Eds.), 100 Years of Permanent Revolution, (pp. 166-179). London: Pluto Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Globalisation, Labour and the State. In Craig Phelan (Eds.), The Future of Organised Labour: Global Perspectives, (pp. 37-62). Bern: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Radice, H., Dunn, W. (2006). Permanent Revolution: Results and Prospects 100 Years on. In Bill Dunn and Hugo Radice (Eds.), 100 Years of Permanent Revolution, (pp. 1-9). London: Pluto Press.

Journals

  • Dunn, W. (2014). Skills, credentials and their unequal reward in a heterogeneous global political economy. Journal of Sociology, Online First Version, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Dunn, W. (2012). Marx's method and the global crisis. International Critical Thought, 2(3), 362-374.
  • Dunn, W. (2011). Marxist Crisis Theory and the Need to Explain Both Sides of Capitalism's Cyclicity. Rethinking Marxism, 23(4), 524-542. [More Information]
  • Dunn, W. (2011). Value theory in an incomplete capitalist system: reprioritizing the centrality of social labor in Marxist political economy. Review of Radical Political Economics, 43(4), 488-505. [More Information]
  • Dunn, W. (2009). Neither free trade nor protection but international socialism: contesting the conservative antimonies of trade theory. Marxist interventions,, 1, 23-45.
  • Dunn, W. (2009). Reflections on the international context of Australia's economic boom. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 63, 5-31.
  • Dunn, W. (2007). Accumulation by dispossession or accumulation of capital? The case of China. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 60(December), 5-27.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Reorganising Labour. Labor History, 47(1), 120-126.
  • Dunn, W. (2005). Review: Globalization and Social Exclusion. Labour, Capital and Society, 36(1), 161-164.
  • Dunn, W. (2004). Capital Mobility and the Embeddedness of Labour. Global Society: journal of interdisciplinary international relations, 18(2), 127-143.
  • Dunn, W. (2004). The regionalization of international contracting and its implications for models of construction spending. Construction Management and Economics, 22(1), 93-100.
  • Dunn, W. (2001). Review: 'Globalization: A Critical Introduction' and 'The Political Economy of Globalization'. Political Geography, 20, 669-671.

Conferences

  • Dunn, W. (2013). Austerity as the rationality in an irrational system. 12th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2012). Inequality within countries, factor endowments and international trade. 11th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2012, Sydney: Australian Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2011). Towards a political economy of uneven and combined development: Interpreting the changing character of international integration since 1950. 10th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2011, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2009). What are the prospects of a return to Keynes? Reflections on states, social forces and world order. 8th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2009, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2008). The need for a Marxist theory of recovery. 7th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2008, Sydney: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2007). The value of work: situating human labour as the core of Marxist political economy. 6th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2007, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Building Community From The Workplace. ACREW / KCL 2006, Melbourne: Conference Management Office, Monash University.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Permanent Revolution: Muddling Process and Agency. British International Studies Association Annual Conference, Not published: Not Published.
  • Dunn, W. (2002). Shifting Capital. Labour Movements Group Annual Conference, Not published: Not Published.
  • Dunn, W. (2001). Building Labour. British International Studies Association Annual Conference, Not published: Not Published.

2014

  • Dunn, W. (2014). Skills, credentials and their unequal reward in a heterogeneous global political economy. Journal of Sociology, Online First Version, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Dunn, W. (2014). The Political Economy of Global Capitalism and Crisis. Abingdon: Routledge (Taylor and Francis).

2013

  • Dunn, W. (2013). Austerity as the rationality in an irrational system. 12th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.

2012

  • Dunn, W. (2012). Inequality within countries, factor endowments and international trade. 11th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2012, Sydney: Australian Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2012). Marx's method and the global crisis. International Critical Thought, 2(3), 362-374.
  • Dunn, W. (2012). The strange death of neoliberalism: the case of the missing corpse. In Damien Cahill, Lindy Edwards, Frank Stilwell (Eds.), Neoliberalism: Beyond the Free Market, (pp. 231-250). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2011

  • Dunn, W. (2011). Marxist Crisis Theory and the Need to Explain Both Sides of Capitalism's Cyclicity. Rethinking Marxism, 23(4), 524-542. [More Information]
  • Dunn, W. (2011). The new economy and labour's decline: questioning their association. In Serrano, M., Xhafa, E. and Fichter, M (Eds.), Trade unions and the global crisis: labour's visions, strategies and responses, (pp. 63-78). Geneva: ILO Publications (International Labour Organization).
  • Dunn, W. (2011). Towards a political economy of uneven and combined development: Interpreting the changing character of international integration since 1950. 10th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2011, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Dunn, W. (2011). Value theory in an incomplete capitalist system: reprioritizing the centrality of social labor in Marxist political economy. Review of Radical Political Economics, 43(4), 488-505. [More Information]

2010

  • Dunn, W., Harman, C. (2010). Globalization and the Working Class. Korea: Unknown2.

2009

  • Dunn, W. (2009). Global Political Economy: A Marxist Critique. London, United Kingdom: Pluto Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2009). Neither free trade nor protection but international socialism: contesting the conservative antimonies of trade theory. Marxist interventions,, 1, 23-45.
  • Dunn, W. (2009). Reflections on the international context of Australia's economic boom. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 63, 5-31.
  • Dunn, W. (2009). What are the prospects of a return to Keynes? Reflections on states, social forces and world order. 8th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2009, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.

2008

  • Dunn, W. (2008). The need for a Marxist theory of recovery. 7th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2008, Sydney: Society of Heterodox Economists.

2007

  • Dunn, W. (2007). Accumulation by dispossession or accumulation of capital? The case of China. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 60(December), 5-27.
  • Dunn, W. (2007). Problems of Social Movement Unionism. In Gamble, A., Ludlam, S., Taylor, A. and Wood, S (Eds.), Labour, the state, social movements and the challenge of neo-liberal globalisation, (pp. 131-146). Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2007). The value of work: situating human labour as the core of Marxist political economy. 6th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2007, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.

2006

  • Dunn, W., Radice, H. (2006). 100 Years of Permanent Revolution. London: Pluto Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Building Community From The Workplace. ACREW / KCL 2006, Melbourne: Conference Management Office, Monash University.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Combined and Uneven Development as a Strategic Concept. In Bill Dunn and Hugo Radice (Eds.), 100 Years of Permanent Revolution, (pp. 166-179). London: Pluto Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Globalisation, Labour and the State. In Craig Phelan (Eds.), The Future of Organised Labour: Global Perspectives, (pp. 37-62). Bern: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Permanent Revolution: Muddling Process and Agency. British International Studies Association Annual Conference, Not published: Not Published.
  • Radice, H., Dunn, W. (2006). Permanent Revolution: Results and Prospects 100 Years on. In Bill Dunn and Hugo Radice (Eds.), 100 Years of Permanent Revolution, (pp. 1-9). London: Pluto Press.
  • Dunn, W. (2006). Reorganising Labour. Labor History, 47(1), 120-126.

2005

  • Dunn, W. (2005). Review: Globalization and Social Exclusion. Labour, Capital and Society, 36(1), 161-164.

2004

  • Dunn, W. (2004). Capital Mobility and the Embeddedness of Labour. Global Society: journal of interdisciplinary international relations, 18(2), 127-143.
  • Dunn, W. (2004). Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour. United States: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Dunn, W. (2004). The regionalization of international contracting and its implications for models of construction spending. Construction Management and Economics, 22(1), 93-100.

2002

  • Dunn, W. (2002). Shifting Capital. Labour Movements Group Annual Conference, Not published: Not Published.

2001

  • Dunn, W. (2001). Building Labour. British International Studies Association Annual Conference, Not published: Not Published.
  • Dunn, W. (2001). Review: 'Globalization: A Critical Introduction' and 'The Political Economy of Globalization'. Political Geography, 20, 669-671.

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