Chapter 7: The Labour Process and the Valorization Process
Chapter 8: Constant Capital and Variable Capital (1:03:31)
Chapter 9: The Rate of Surplus-Value (1:14:38)

The page numbers Professor Harvey refers to are valid for both the Penguin Classics and Vintage Books editions of Capital.

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These lectures were the inspiration for the book: A Companion to Marx’s Capital published by Verso in 2010.

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