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Marx for today

Author: Marcello Musto
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title brings together varied reflections on the Marxian oeuvre, drawing on different perspectives. It encompasses such diverse areas and themes as political thought, economics, nationalism, ethnicity, post-capitalist society, and freedom, showing in each case how Marx has still today an invaluable contribution to make.
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Named Person: Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcello Musto
ISBN: 9780415503594 0415503590 0415721709 9780415721707
OCLC Number: 795703341
Description: 239 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Marcello Musto --
Part I: Re-reading Marx in 2010 --
2. Not Just Capital and Class: Marx on Non-Western Societies, Nationalism and Ethnicity / Kevin B. Anderson --
3. The Myth of Twentieth-Century Socialism and the Continuing Relevance of Karl Marx / Paresh Chattopadhyay --
4. Change the System, Not Its Barriers / Michael A. Lebowitz --
5. Emancipation in Marx's Early Work / George Comninel --
6. Revisiting Marx's Concept of Alienation / Marcello Musto --
7. Marx and the Politics of Sarcasm / Terrell Carver --
8. The "Lesser Evil" as Argument and Tactic, from Marx to the Present / Victor Wallis --
9. In Capitalist Crisis, Rediscovering Marx / Rick Wolff --
10. Universal capitalism / Ellen Meiksins Wood --
Part II: Marx's Global Reception Today --
11. Marx in Hispanic America / Francisco T. Sobrino --
12. Marx in Brazil / Armando Boito and Luiz Eduardo Motta --
13. Marx in the Anglophone World / Paul Blackledge --
14. Marx in France / Jean-Numa Ducange --
15. Marx in Germany / Jan Hoff --
16. Marx in Italy / Gianfranco Ragona --
17. Marx in Russia / Vesa Oittinen --
18. Marx in China / Daping Hu --
19. Marx in South Korea / Seongjin Jeong --
20. Marx in Japan / Hiroshi Uchida.
Responsibility: edited by Marcello Musto.

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Pronounced dead at the end of the 20th century, Marx has suddenly reappeared on the stage of history. This book explains why Marx's thought is still pertinent and useful for a critical understanding  Read more...

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"An edited volume which provides not only a robust defence of the continuing relevance of Marx to our times but also new and challenging perspectives for those already accepting of such relevance." - Read more...

 
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