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Critical theory and political possibilities : conceptions of emancipatory politics in the works of Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse, and Habermas

Author: Joan Alway
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions in sociology, no. 111.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines the work of Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse and Habermas to argue the relevance of critical theory to contemporary efforts to reconceptualise radical politics. It argues that these  Read more...

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Alway, Joan.
Critical theory and political possibilities.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)654336219
Named Person: Max Horkheimer; Theodor W Adorno; Herbert Marcuse; Jürgen Habermas; Theodor W Adorno; Jürgen Habermas; Theodor W Adorno; Jürgen Habermas; Max Horkheimer; Herbert Marcuse
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Alway
ISBN: 0313293171 9780313293177
OCLC Number: 31011158
Description: x, 170 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Marxian Emancipatory Vision and the Problem of Revolutionary Agency --
Ch. 2. Departures from Traditional Marxism: Origins and Early Development of Critical Theory --
Ch. 3. Dialectic of Enlightenment: The Eclipse of the Emancipatory Vision --
Ch. 4. Horkheimer and Adorno: Despair and Possibility in a Time of Eclipse --
Ch. 5. Marxism Revisited: Marcuse's Search for a Subject --
Ch. 6. Habermas: Reconstructing Critical Theory --
Conclusion: Reconceptualizing Radical Politics.
Series Title: Contributions in sociology, no. 111.
Responsibility: Joan Alway.

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