The Poulantzas Reader: Marxism, Law and the State

The Poulantzas Reader: Marxism, Law and the State


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844672004
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Nicos Poulantzas was born in Athens in 1936 and died in Paris in 1979. His other published works include Political Power and Social Classes, Classes in Contemporary Capitalism, Fascism and Dictatorship and State, Power, Socialism.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     vii
Introduction   James Martin     1
Marxist Examination of the Contemporary State and Law and the Question of the 'Alternative'     25
Sartre's Critique of Dialectical Reason and Law     47
Preliminaries to the Study of Hegemony in the State     74
Marxist Political Theory in Great Britain     120
Towards a Marxist Theory     139
The Political Forms of the Military Coup d'Etat     166
The Problem of the Capitalist State     172
On Social Classes     186
Internationalization of Capitalist Relations and the Nation-State     220
On the Popular Impact of Fascism     258
The Capitalist State: A Reply to Miliband and Laclau     270
The Political Crisis and the Crisis of the State     294
The New Petty Bourgeoisie     323
The State and the Transition to Socialism     334
Towards a Democratic Socialism     361
Is There a Crisis in Marxism?     377
Interview with Nicos Poulantzas     387
Research Note on the State and Society     403
Notes     412
Index     431

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