Books for changing the world

James Petras

James Petras is Professor Emeritus in Sociology at Binghamption University, and author of over 60 books on Latin American affairs and world affairs, including Imperialism and Capitalism in the 21st Century and Social Movements in Latin America. 


  • Power and Resistance

    Two of the left’s most important academics analyze the politics and economics of US imperialism’s relationship with Latin America.
  • Extractive Imperialism in the Americas

    In this wide-ranging volume two leading scholars of the region critically examine the new extractive-imperialism bearing down on the Americas