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By Ellen Meiksins Wood

Exploring the connections among category, ideology and politics

In this vintage learn, which received the Isaac Deutscher Memorial Prize, Ellen wooden offers a serious survey of influential tendencies in “post-Marxist” conception. difficult their dissociation of politics from classification, she elaborates her personal unique belief of the advanced family members among category, ideology and politics. within the method, wooden explores the hyperlinks among socialism and democracy and reinterprets the connection among liberal and socialist democracy.

In a brand new advent, wooden discusses the relevance of The Retreat from Class in a post-Soviet global. She strains the connections among post-Marxism and present educational tendencies akin to postmodernism and argues second look of sophistication politics is an important counter to the present cynical reputation of capitalism.

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