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Wolff, Jonathan - Why Read Marx Today?, ebook

Why Read Marx Today?

Wolff, Jonathan


This book argues that we can detach Marx the critic of current society from Marx the prophet of future society, and that he remains the most impressive critic we have of liberal, capitalist, bourgeois society. It also shows that the value of the 'great…

Blacker, Sarah - A Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory, ebook

A Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory

Blacker, Sarah


This Companion addresses the contemporary transformation of critical and cultural theory, with special emphasis on the way debates in the field have changed in recent decades. Features original essays from an international team of cultural theorists which offer fresh and compelling perspectives

Jessop, Bob - State Theory: Putting the Capitalist State in Its Place, ebook

State Theory: Putting the Capitalist State in Its Place

Jessop, Bob


This volume develops a novel approach to state theory. It offers a comprehensive review of the existing literature on the state and sets a new agenda for state research.
Four central themes define the scope of the book: an account of the bases of the operational autonomy of the state;

Cowling, Mark - Marxism and Criminological Theory, ebook

Marxism and Criminological Theory

Cowling, Mark


Table of contents
Part I. Setting the Scene
1. Introduction
Mark Cowling
2. Marxism in the Twenty-First Century
Mark Cowling
3. Marxism and the Definition of Crime
Mark Cowling
Part II. The Critique
4. The Classics — Criminology Encounters Das Kapital
Mark Cowling
5. Radical US Criminology

Conley, Tom - A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard, ebook

A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard

Conley, Tom


This compendium of original essays offers invaluable insights into the life and works of one of the most important and influential directors in the history of cinema, exploring his major films, philosophy, politics, and connections to other critics and…

Richter, David H. - A Companion to Literary Theory, ebook

A Companion to Literary Theory

Richter, David H.


Introduces readers to the modes of literary and cultural study of the previous half century
A Companion to Literary Theory is a collection of 36 original essays, all by noted scholars in their field, designed to introduce the modes and ideas of contemporary literary and cultural