Marxian, Liberal, and Sociological Theories of Imperialism

  title={Marxian, Liberal, and Sociological Theories of Imperialism},
  author={E. Winslow},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  pages={713 - 758}
  • E. Winslow
  • Published 1931
  • Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
T IS the purpose of this paper to present and discuss what may be called the "Marxian," "liberal," and "sociological" theories of imperialism, and to indicate briefly how the formula of "economic imperialism" has been typically used by historians. The literature on the theory of imperialism is very extensive, particularly in Germany, where both socialist and nonsocialist writers have long been preoccupied with the question. The greater part of this material, however, is either highly… Expand