A Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism

What, if anything, is valid in Marx's work today, following the events of 1989 and after in Eastern Europe? The second edition of this highly regarded critical encounter with historical materialism and other major perspectives in social thought, shows how a critical theory of the advanced socie...

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Main Author: Giddens, Anthony
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Macmillan Education UK 1995, 1995
Edition:Second Edition
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:What, if anything, is valid in Marx's work today, following the events of 1989 and after in Eastern Europe? The second edition of this highly regarded critical encounter with historical materialism and other major perspectives in social thought, shows how a critical theory of the advanced societies can still draw on marxism - if only sparingly - and remains an endeavour of fundamental importance in the social sciences at the present time
Physical Description:XIX, 294 p online resource
ISBN:9781349241873