This edited volume provides a coherent and comprehensive assessment of Antonio Gramsci's significant contribution to the fields of political and cultural theory. It contains seminal contributions from a broad range of important political and cultural theorists from around the world and explains the origins, development and context for Gramsci's thought as well as analysing his continued relevance and influence to contemporary debates.
It demonstrates the multidisciplinary nature of Gramscian thought to produce new insights into the intersection of economic, political, cultural, and social processes, and to create a vital resource for readers across the disciplines of political theory, cultural studies, political economy, philosophy, and subaltern studies.
"I strongly believe Gramsci, Materialism and Philosophy to be a must for those philosophers interested in either Materialism, Gramsci or general considerations on the interwining of human nature and socio-political considerations from a Marxist perspective." - Carlos Yebra Lopez, Marx and Philosophy Review of Books
Introduction Marcus E. Green, Rethinking Gramsci and Rethinking Marxism I. Culture and Criticism 1. Stuart Hall Race, Culture, and Communications: Looking Backward and Forward at Cultural Studies 2. Paul Bové Dante, Gramsci and Cultural Criticism 3. Daniel O’Connell Bloom and Babbitt: A Gramscian View 4. Marcia Landy Socialist Education Today: Pessimism or optimism of the intellect? II. Hegemony, Subalternity, Common Sense 5. Derek Boothman The Sources for Gramsci’s Concept of Hegemony 6. Marcus E. Green Gramsci Cannot Speak: Presentations and Interpretations of Gramsci’s Concept of the Subaltern 7. Evan Watkins Gramscian Politics and Capitalist Common Sense 8. Nelson Moe Production and Its Others 9. Adam David Morton Social Forces in the Struggle over Hegemony: Neo-Gramscian Perspectives in International Political Economy 10. Richard Howson From Ethico-Political Hegemony III. Political Philosophy 11. Richard D. Wolff Gramsci, Marxism and Philosophy 12. Carlos Nelson Coutinho General Will and Democracy in Rousseau, Hegel, and Gramsci 13. Wolfgang Fritz Haug From Marx to Gramsci, from Gramsci to Marx: Historical Materialism and the Philosophy of Praxis 14. Steven R. Mansfield, Gramsci and the Dialectic 15. Esteve Morera Gramsci’s Critical Modernity IV. On Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks 16. David F. Ruccio Unfinished Business: Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks 17. Joseph W. Childers Of Prison Notebooks and the Restoration of an Archive 18. Peter Ives The Mammoth Task of Translating Gramsci 19. William V. Spanos Cuvier’s Little Bone: Joseph Buttigieg’s English Edition of Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks 20. Joseph A. Buttigieg The Prison Notebooks: Antonio Gramsci’s Work in Progress