Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 April 2007

248 Pages

ISBN: 9780748617623

Bookseller Code (06)

Post-Marxism Versus Cultural Studies

Theory, Politics and Intervention

Paul Bowman

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Taking on the Political

  • An innovative take on the disciplines of Cultural Studies and Post-Marxism with a clear account of what Cultural Studies and post-Marxism are and why they are important.
  • Offers explanations, accounts and critiques of key figures of Cultural Studies and post-Marxism, such as Butler, Derrida, Hall, Laclau, Mowitt, Rorty and Zizek
  • Draws out the similarities and clarifies the significance of the differences between the approaches and develops a new perspective on the theory and practice of intervention
  • Shows how, by seeing the links and differences between the approaches, both post-Marxism and cultural studies can be reorientated in order to have positive results in the political world

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