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Title:Marxisms in the 21st century: crisis, critique & struggle
Editors:Williams, MichelleISNI
Satgar, VishwasISNI
Year:2013
Pages:298
Language:English
Series:Democratic marxism
City:Johannesburg
Publisher:Wits University Press
ISBN:1868147533; 9781868147533
Geographic terms:Africa
South Africa
Subjects:Marxism
political science
democracy
feminism
globalization
ecology
socialism
government
civil society
African National Congress (South Africa)
Abstract:This collective volume explores Marxism as an analyical tool for contemporary issues, and as an ideology behind contemporary political movements, in Africa, with a focus on South Africa. Contents: Part I Democratising and globalising Marxism. Marxism and democracy: liberal, vanguard or direct? (Michelle Williams); Marxism after Polanyi (Michael Burawoy); Transnationalising Gramscian Marxism (Vishwas Satgar). -- Part II Marxism and left politics. Notes on critique (Ahmed Veriava); Marxism and feminism: 'unhappy marriage' or creative partnership? (Jacklyn Cock and Meg Luxton); Marx and the eco-logic of fossil capitalism (Devan Pillay). -- Part III Crises of Marxism in Africa and possibilities for the future. Retrospect: seven theses about Africa's Marxist regimes (Daryl Glaser); Socialism and southern Africa (John S. Saul); Uneven and combined Marxism within South Africa's urban social movements (Patrick Bond, Ashwin Desai and Trevor Ngwane); Critical reflections on the crisis and limits of ANC 'Marxism' (Mazibuko K. Jara). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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