The Class Structure of the Contemporary Imperialist System Samir Amin DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-031-08-1980-01_2 Keywords: Imperialism Abstract A necessary concomitant of the unequal international division of labor is the class structure of the contemporary imperialist system. This system will be described and analyzed in the following pages.This article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) Published 1980-01-02 Issue Vol. 31, No. 8: January 1980 Section Articles Please see here for reprint requests.