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Marx for today

Marx for today

Author: Marcello Musto
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.


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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