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Antonio Gramsci: A New Introduction

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This is an introduction to the major themes and terminology developed by the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci.;The text is divided into two parts. The first provides the historical, social and intellectual background which influenced Gramsci's childhood, education and later development as a political activist. Particular emphasis is given to the pattern of events which unfolded during Italy's post-First World War revolutionary period. The second part concentrates on the principal ideas developed in Gramsci's writings.;Each chapter looks at a particular theme, providing clear definitions and explanations together with a brief discussion of their wider theoretical implications and applications. The main themes discussed are: Marxism and ideology; hegemony and the concept of ideology; Gramsci's theory of politics and political education and the role of the intellectuals.;The concluding chapter looks at how a Gramscian perspective might usefully be used to analyze contemporary society.

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Author(s):
Paul Ransome
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0745011128
ISBN-13:
9780745011127
Number of pages:
252
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall
Title:
Antonio Gramsci: A New Introduction

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This is an introduction to the major themes and terminology developed by the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci.;The text is divided into two parts. The first provides the historical, social and intellectual background which influenced Gramsci's childhood, education and later development as a political activist. Particular emphasis is given to the pattern of events which unfolded during Italy's post-First World War revolutionary period. The second part concentrates on the principal ideas developed in Gramsci's writings.;Each chapter looks at a particular theme, providing clear definitions and explanations together with a brief discussion of their wider theoretical implications and applications. The main themes discussed are: Marxism and ideology; hegemony and the concept of ideology; Gramsci's theory of politics and political education and the role of the intellectuals.;The concluding chapter looks at how a Gramscian perspective might usefully be used to analyze contemporary society.

Author(s):
Paul Ransome
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0745011128
ISBN-13:
9780745011127
Number of pages:
252
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall
Title:
Antonio Gramsci: A New Introduction

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