Reinventing Revolution: Value and Difference in New Social Movements and the Left

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A highly theoretical speculation on whether Marxism can be reformulated as one anti-oppression movement among many, rather than the fundamental framework of the left it is remembered to have been before the 1960s; and whether the many different anti- oppression movements now operating and emerging will disrupt each other as they disrupted the dominance of Marxism in the past. Concludes that the socialist enterprise has shattered from a unified movement into as many pieces as there are manifestations of the oppression it struggles against. Distributed in the US by Ashgate. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856288651
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 12/1/1994
  • Series: Avebury Series in Philosophy
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1 Memory and the left 1
2 Marxism and universality 11
3 Universalism and the post-'60s left 25
4 Difference as desire 35
5 The failures of difference 55
6 The difference and value debate 65
7 The nature of emancipatory collectives 81
8 The space of emancipatory politics 101
9 A vision of emancipatory politics 109
Bibliography 127
Index 163
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