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Published: 01 June 2010

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719060892

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Beyond Hegemony

Towards a New Philosophy of Political Legitimacy

Darrow Schecter

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Ground breaking in its study of the relations between freedom and authority in modern societies
  • Investigates the reasons for the breakdown of state socialist governments in Russia and elsewhere claiming to put Marx's ideas on democracy and equality into practice
  • Explains that although Marx's critique remains valid today, his ideas need to be supplemented by the contributions to social theory made by Nietzsche, Foucault and G.D.H. Cole A truly interdisciplinary work which sheds new light on the relationship between politics, economics, philosophy, sociology and legality

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