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1st Edition

Social Classes in Marxist Theory

ISBN 9780367219918
Published December 1, 2021 by Routledge
386 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1984. This study critically examines the conceptions of social class employed by Marx and by modern Marxist writers, to probe their problematic areas and to propose certain modifications to those conception. The author also tests the conclusions deriving from this theoretical reflection against the task of analysing some aspects of the development of class relations in a particular social formation in Britain. This title will be of interest to students of philosophy and politics.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments;  Introduction;  1. Marx on Classes and Politics  2. Modern Marxists on Social Classes  3. Property Relations and the Impersonal Capital  4. Classes and the Financial Circulation  5. Economic Class Relations and the Socialist Project  6. Classes, Social Collectivities and Political Forces  7. Thatcherism, Classes and Politics;  Conclusion;  Notes;  Bibliography;  Index

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Allin Cottrell, Wake Forest University, USA.