From Marxism to Post Marxism In this succinct and panoramic work both stimulating for the specialist and accessible to the general reader one of the world s leading social theorists G ran Therborn tackles the question of the tr

  • Title: From Marxism to Post-Marxism?
  • Author: Göran Therborn
  • ISBN: 9781844671885
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this succinct and panoramic work both stimulating for the specialist and accessible to the general reader one of the world s leading social theorists, G ran Therborn, tackles the question of the trajectory of Marxism in the twentieth century and its legacy for radical thought in the twenty first Addressing the history of critical theory from the contemporary vantage poIn this succinct and panoramic work both stimulating for the specialist and accessible to the general reader one of the world s leading social theorists, G ran Therborn, tackles the question of the trajectory of Marxism in the twentieth century and its legacy for radical thought in the twenty first Addressing the history of critical theory from the contemporary vantage point characterized by postmodernism, post Marxism and critiques of Eurocentrism, Therborn probes how the recent theoretical currents including those of Slavoj i ek, Antonio Negri, and Alain Badiou have coped with the changed intellectual as well as political and economic contexts In the light of these discussions, Therborn then proceeds to a global investigation of the parameters of twenty first century politics This will become the essential appraisal of Marxism in the modern age.

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    About “Göran Therborn

    1. Göran Therborn says:

      G ran Therborn is a professor of sociology at Cambridge University and is amongst the most highly cited contemporary Marxian influenced sociologists He has published widely in journals such as the New Left Review, and is notable for his writing on topics that fall within the general political and sociological framework of post Marxism Topics on which he has written extensively include the intersection between the class structure of society and the function of the state apparatus, the formation of ideology within subjects, and the future of the Marxist tradition.



    2 thoughts on “From Marxism to Post-Marxism?

    1. That to make of a book that has a profile of Marx in sand for a cover. The shortish book is primarily three essays, one on the back political backdrop of Marxism in the Neo-liberal period, and two on the early parts of the 20th century. The three essays were previously available, and were functionally a material overview with some challenges to "orthodoxy." The first essay "Into the Twenty-First Century: The New Parameters of Global Politics," Therborn posted that the irreverence and class polit [...]

    2. Therborn ignores a number of Marxist or pseduo-Marxist movements that lack political/academic backing (at least in the traditional sense) especially the Autonomist-Marxist movement (especially glaring is the lack of coverage given to the midnight notes collective); despite this this is a crisp, concise, well written analysis of the "movements" within Marxist thought.

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