The Political Thought of John Holloway Struggle, Critique, Emancipation

This book provides renewed reflection and critical discussion on John Holloway's political and theoretical thought. Two decades ago, in Change the World without Taking Power, Holloway set out on a path that he followed a decade later in Crack Capitalism and continues to walk today with his new...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: García Vela, Alfonso (Editor), Bonnet, Alberto (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
Series:Marx, Engels, and Marxisms
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. John Holloway and the Meaning of Revolution Today (Alfonso García Vela & Alberto Bonnet)
  • Part I: Marxism and Political Theory
  • Chapter 2. On Domination and its Fragility (Richard Gunn & Adrian Wilding)
  • Chapter 3. Suffering and its Social Validation: On Abstract Labour (Werner Bonefeld)
  • Chapter 4. Class, Contradiction and Antagonism (Adrián Piva)
  • Chapter 5. An 18th Century Ancestor of Crack Capitalism: How Rousseau’s Radical Democracy helps us Open Cracks in Capitalism (Yiorgos Moraitis & Vasilis Grollios)
  • Part II: Struggles, Critique, and Emancipation
  • Chapter 6. Ontologizing negativity: the political consequences of the tension between doing and the cracks (Edith González & Panagiotis Doulos)
  • Chapter 7. Cracking the Everyday Life: Discipline and Emancipation in the Pandemic Era (Katerina Nasioka & Marios Panierakis)
  • Part III: Holloway and Critical Theory
  • Chapter 8. Holloway and Marcuse: The Foundation ofNegative Subjectivity (Alfonso García Vela)
  • Chapter 9. The crisis of capital and the conformist rebellion: on the need to reflect on the false solutions (José A. Zamora)
  • Chapter 10. John Holloway and the Dialectic of Revolution (Alberto Bonnet)
  • Chapter 11. Doing the Locomotive: on Running towards Disaster, Being the Disaster and some bad Screams in John Holloway's Contributions to Open Marxism 4 (Marcel Stoetzler).-Afterword (John Holloway).