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John Bellamy Foster

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Biography

Professor Foster received his PhD from York University.  His research is devoted to critical inquiries into theory and history, focusing primarily on the economic, political and ecological contradictions of capitalism and imperialism, but also encompassing the wider realm of social theory as a whole. Professor Foster's teaching encourages in-depth, critical exploration of history and ideology, equipping students to learn to learn on their own.

Research Interests

  • ecological crisis
  • economic crisis
  • imperialism
  • social theory

Teaching Areas

  • environmental sociology
  • social theory
  • marxism
  • political economy

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