By Philip Goldstein
An advent to the philosophical, monetary, historic, feminist, and cultural types of post-Marxist theory.
Poststructuralist Marxism, or post-Marxism, is a theoretical point of view that elaborates and revises the paintings of Louis Althusser and Michel Foucault. not like conventional Marxism, which emphasizes the concern of sophistication fight and the typical humanity of oppressed teams, post-Marxism finds the sexual, racial, category, and ethnic divisions of recent Western society. This booklet surveys different models of post-Marxist concept: the industrial conception of Stephen Resnick and Richard Wolff, the historic method of Michel Foucault, the political thought of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, the feminism of Judith Butler, the materialist philosophy of Pierre Macherey, and the cultural stories of Tony Bennett and John Frow. offering a coherent framework for those another way really divergent theorists, Philip Goldstein outlines the heritage of Marxist philosophical or theoretical perspectives and explains how all of them count number as post-Marxist.
Philip Goldstein is Professor of English on the collage of Delaware and the writer of groups of Cultural price: Reception learn, Political changes, and Literary historical past and The Politics of Literary idea: An creation to Marxist Criticism.
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