Lenin and the Logic of Hegemony: Political Practice and Theory in the Class Struggle

Lenin and the Logic of Hegemony: Political Practice and Theory in the Class Struggle

by Alan Shandro


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608464838
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 12/22/2015
Series: Historical Materialism Book Series , #72
Pages: 391
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Alan Shandro teaches political theory at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. He is on the editorial board of Science & Society and has published a number of articles in Marxist political philosophy.

Table of Contents



I. A Philosophical Fact: Hegemony in the Class Struggle

II. On the Relation of Theory and Practice: Karl Kautsky and the First Post-Marxist

III. Situating Marxism in Russia: Ambiguous Coordinates

IV. Marxism, Lenin and the Logic of Hegemony: Spontaneity and Consciousness in the Class Struggle

V. Dogmatism and Criticism: Freedom in the Class Struggle

VI. Two Orientations to Hegemony: Mensheviks and Bolsheviks

VII. The Mechanics of Proletarian Hegemony: Solidarity in the Class Struggle

VIII. Imperialism and the Logic of Hegemony: The ‘People’ in the Class Struggle

IX. The Arm of Criticism and the Criticism of Arms: Courage in the Class Struggle

X. A Modern Prince to Discourses of Resistance … and Back?

Appendix I: Karl Kautsky, ‘The Revision of the Austrian Social-Democratic Programme’
Appendix II: Text and Context in the Argument of Lenin’s What Is to Be Done?
Appendix III: Lenin as a Reader of What Is to Be Done?



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