Marxism and Social Theory
By (author) Jonathan Joseph
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Marxism and Social Theory by Jonathan Joseph
Book DescriptionMarxist theory has made a major and lasting contribution to social and political thought. This text offers a concise introduction to its main ideas and debates in a way that is easily accessible for the reader new to this rich and substantial subject. Adopting a measured but critical stance, it first assesses the key thinkers and then goes on to look at a number of debates and recent developments in Marxist thought. It therefore provides not only an engaging account of how Marxism developed historically but also an assessment of how it is continuing to develop.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403915641
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jonathan Joseph
JONATHAN JOSEPH is a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK. He specializes in social and political theory and the philosophy of social science.
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