Ideology / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This new revised edition includes an updated bibliography, a new glossary and index and fresh suggestions for further reading, as well as a discussion of ideology after September 11.
*traces the history of the term and the debates which surround it, from Machiavelli to the present day
*asks why ideology matters
*examines ideology within the critical frameworks of empiricism, idealism, Marxism, post-Marxism and postmodernism.
With plenty of clear examples to illuminate the discussion, Ideology offers an accessible introduction to this controversial and widely debated critical concept.
About the Author
David Hawkes teaches at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania. His recent publications include Idols of the Marketplace: Idolatry and Commodity Fetishism in English Literature 1580-1680.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Ideology and the Postmodern 1. Origins 2. Empiricism 3. Idealism 4. Marxism 5. Post-Marxism 6. Postmodernism 7. Ideology and Globalization Conclusion Glossary Further Reading Bibliography Index