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Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics PDF by Ernesto Laclau

Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics PDF by Ernesto Laclau

Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics

Since its original publication in 1985, this hugely influential book has been at the centre of much debate The arguments and controversies it has aroused are, further, far from abating the disintegration of the Soviet bloc, the emergence of new social and political identities linked to the transformation of late capitalism, and the crisis of a left wing project whose Since its original publication in 1985, this hugely influential book has been at the centre of much debate The arguments and controversies it has aroused are, further, far from abating the disintegration of the Soviet bloc, the emergence of new social and political identities linked to the transformation of late capitalism, and the crisis of a left wing project whose essentialist underpinnings have increasingly come under fire have, if anything, made relevant than ever the theoretical perspective that the book proposes Moreover the political project of radical and plural democracy that it advocates provides a much needed antidote to the attempts to formulate a Third Way capable of overcoming the classical opposition between Left and Right.Updated with a new preface, this is a fundamental text for understanding the workings of hegemony and grasping the nature of contemporary social struggles and their significance for democratic theory

Title : Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics
Author :  Ernesto Laclau
Language : English
Isbn : 1859843301
Format : Paperback
Pages : 200 pages

Rating: 4.1

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