Gramsci and Marxist Theory RLE Gramsci

Author: Chantal Mouffe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317744375
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Political Science

This book familiarizes the English-speaking reader with the debate on the originality of Gramsci’s thought and its importance for the development of Marxist theory. The contributors present the principal viewpoints regarding Gramsci’s theoretical contribution to Marxism, focussing in particular on his advances in the study of the superstructures, and discussing his relation to Marx and Lenin and his influence in Eurocommunism. Different interpretations are put forward concerning the elucidation of Gramsci’s key concepts, namely: hegemony, integral state, war of position and passive revolution.

The Sociology of Political Praxis RLE Gramsci

Author: Leonardo Salamini
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317744290
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Political Science

This volume analyses the philosophical nature of Gramsci’s Marxism and its Hegelian source, the radical critique of the economistic tradition and the original analyses of the role of superstructures, ideology, consciousness and subjectivity in the revolutionary process. It relates the central themes of Gramsci’s writings, such as hegemony, ‘historical blocs’, the role of intellectuals and political praxis, to the more peripheral ones, such as science, language, literature and art. The introduction includes a brief intellectual biography of Gramsci.

Praxis and Method RLE Gramsci

Author: Richard Kilminster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317744405
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Political Science

This sociological critique of the ‘philosophy of praxis’ looks at the importance of the concept in the social theory of leading influential Western Marxists such as Lukács, Gramsci, Korsch, Horkheimer, Marcuse and Adorno in the inter-war period. It offers a detailed critique of Marx and Hegel, and explores the validity and implications for sociology of two of Marx’s ideas which the later theorists made the centre piece of their social theory: first, that true theory is authenticated by praxis, and second, its corollary that certain major social transformations should and would in practice render sociology redundant.

Routledge Library Editions Gramsci

Author: Various
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415743613
Release Date: 2014-03-13
Genre: Political Science

This sociological critique of the ' philosophy of praxis' looks at the importance of the concept in the social theory of leading influential Western Marxists such as Luk cs, Gramsci, Korsch, Horkheimer, Marcuse and Adorno in the inter-war period. It offers a detailed critique of Marx and Hegel, and explores the validity and implications for sociology of two of Marx' s ideas which the later theorists made the centre piece of their social theory: first, that true theory is authenticated by praxis, and second, its corollary...

Marxism Structuralism Education RLE Edu L

Author: Madan Sarup
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136460401
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Education

This interdisciplinary textbook provides an introduction to the many theoretical developments and controversies which took place in the sociology and politics of education during the 1970s and 80s. The book Discusses the arguments concerning humanist and structuralist Marixsm. Provides a clear and concise introduction to structuralism and post-structuralism (work of Derrida, Lacan and Foucault) and theorises in the ways they contribute to Marxism or are subversive of it. Relates these theoretical perspectives to education and the practice of teachers.

The Gramscian Moment

Author: Peter D. Thomas
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004167711
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Social Science

Drawing on the rich recent season of Gramscian philological studies, this book offers a reconsideration of Gramsci's theory of the state and concept of philosophy, arguing that a renewal of the 'philosophy of praxis' constitutes a necessary element in the contemporary revitalisation of Marxism.

Gramsci RLE Gramsci

Author: John A. Davis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317744535
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Political Science

Antonio Gramsci used the term ‘passive revolution’ to describe the limitations and weaknesses of the 19th century bourgeois state in Italy which permitted economic development whilst thwarting social and political progress. This detailed study consists of seven essays each exploring a different theme of the economic and social basis of the Liberal state, providing a broad understanding of the background against the emergence of Italian fascism and present a number of debates and controversies amongst Italian historians. By critical discussion of Gramsci’s reading of modern Italian history, the essays present an analysis of the structure and development of social and economic relations in the formation of the Liberal state, illustrating the transition from liberalism to fascism.

The Revolutionary Marxism of Antonio Gramsci

Author: Frank Rosengarten
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004265752
Release Date: 2013-12-11
Genre: Political Science

Gramsci’s interpretation of Marxism as a comprehensive conception of the world is the essential theme of this book. The discussion is aimed at illuminating the various ways in which Gramsci applied Marxist thought to political, cultural, and social issues.

Gramsci

Author: Michael Ekers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118295601
Release Date: 2012-10-17
Genre: Social Science

This unique collection is the first to bring attention to Antonio Gramsci’s work within geographical debates. Presenting a substantially different reading to Gramsci scholarship, the collection forges a new approach within human geography, environmental studies and development theory. Offers the first sustained attempt to foreground Antonio Gramsci’s work within geographical debates Demonstrates how Gramsci articulates a rich spatial sensibility whilst developing a distinctive approach to geographical questions Presents a substantially different reading of Gramsci from dominant post-Marxist perspectives, as well as more recent anarchist and post-anarchist critiques Builds on the emergence of Gramsci scholarship in recent years, taking this forward through studies across multiple continents, and asking how his writings might engage with and animate political movements today Forges a new approach within human geography, environmental studies and development theory, building on Gramsci’s innovative philosophy of praxis

Gramsci and Education

Author: Carmel Borg
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0742500330
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Education

This collection demonstrates the relevance of Antonio Gramsci's thought for contemporary educational debates. The essays deal with a range of areas, including schooling, adult education in general, popular education, workers' education, cultural studies, and the role of intellectuals in society.

Prison Notebooks Volume 2

Author: Antonio Gramsci
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231105934
Release Date: 2011-01-11
Genre: Philosophy

Joseph A. Buttigieg is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English and a fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of A Portrait of the Artist in Different Perspective and has edited or coedited The Legacy of Antonio Gramsci, Criticism Without Boundaries, Gramsci and Education, and European Christian Democracy. --Book Jacket.

Gramsci s Marxism

Author: Nigel M. Greaves
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781848761278
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Political Science

This book re-dresses the ambiguity that has arisen around Gramsci’s writings in recent times. It sets out to reclaim the philosophical linkages to historical materialism and to draw out a more integrated and less fragmented schema that seeks to place Gramsci on equal footing with other philosophers in the Marxist tradition.