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Analytical Marxism / Edition 1
     

Analytical Marxism / Edition 1

by Thomas F. Mayer, Mark Gottdiener
 

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ISBN-10: 0803946813

ISBN-13: 9780803946811

Pub. Date: 06/01/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Blending the tenets of Marxist theory with many of the more traditional methods of social science, this accessible book is a brief introduction to the major ideas and scholars in the Analytical Marxist school. The author assesses the achievements, strengths and criticisms of the work of Elster, Roemer, Wright and others, examining their writings on class, the state

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Blending the tenets of Marxist theory with many of the more traditional methods of social science, this accessible book is a brief introduction to the major ideas and scholars in the Analytical Marxist school. The author assesses the achievements, strengths and criticisms of the work of Elster, Roemer, Wright and others, examining their writings on class, the state, exploitation and revolution. The book explores the challenge to Marxist thought brought about by contemporary developments in Eastern Europe and suggests how the future of Marxism is shaped by these events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803946811
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Series:
Contemporary Social Theory Series , #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foundations of Analytical Marxism
Theory of History
Exploitation
Conceptual Issues
Exploitation
Applications and Elaborations
Class
State
Revolution
The Collapse of the Communist Systems
Socialism
Summary, Critique, Future Directions

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