Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Dialectics in World Politics book cover

    Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Jameson, Althusser, Marx: An Introduction to 'The Political Conscious' book cover

    Jameson, Althusser, Marx

    An Introduction to 'The Political Conscious'

    Edited by William C. Dowling

    Frederic Jameson is widely regarded as one of the most original and influential Marxist critics of the last decades. His most controversial work, The Political Unconscious, had an enormous impact on literary criticism and cultural studies. In Jameson, Althusser, Marx, first published in 1984,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • The Philosophy of Marx book cover

    The Philosophy of Marx

    By William Leon McBride

    This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx’s theory – its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • The Ethical Foundations of Marxism book cover

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism

    By Eugene Kamenka

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism, first published in 1962 and corrected and revised for a 1972 edition, examines carefully and critically the origin, precise nature and subsequent role of Marx’s ethical beliefs. Drawing freely on Marx’s still largely untranslated philosophical works and drafts…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: An Analytical Bibliography book cover

    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

    An Analytical Bibliography

    By Cecil L. Eubanks

    The project to publish the works of Marx and Engels continues, and this book, published in 1984, puts together a comprehensive bibliography of their works either written in or translated into English, including books, monographs, articles, chapters and doctoral dissertations, together with the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marx and the New Individual book cover

    Marx and the New Individual

    By Ian Forbes

    In what is the first sustained analysis of Marx’s attitude to the puzzle of the individual in history and society, this book, first published in 1990, challenges received views on the importance of class analysis and the place of a theory of human nature in Marx’s thought. The radical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marxism, Class Analysis and Socialist Pluralism: A Theoretical and Political Critique of Marxist Conceptions of Politics book cover

    Marxism, Class Analysis and Socialist Pluralism

    A Theoretical and Political Critique of Marxist Conceptions of Politics

    By Les Johnston

    This book, first published in 1986, presents a radical challenge to socialist orthodoxy, subjecting a key component of that orthodoxy – Marxism – to sustained criticism. Les Johnston argues that Marxism cannot provide the foundations for a rigorous socialist theory or an effective socialist…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marxism in Asia book cover

    Marxism in Asia

    By Colin Mackerras, Nick Knight

    Marxism is a theory which originated in the context of nineteenth-century industrialised Europe. Despite its European origins, Marxism has actually found greatest significance as a doctrine for change in the context of the underdeveloped peasant societies of Asia. This paradox has only been…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marx's Construction of Social Theory book cover

    Marx's Construction of Social Theory

    By J. M. Barbalet

    This study, first published in 1983, explores the connections between Marx’s philosophy and his empirical analysis of society and state, by showing the different meanings of many of Marx’s concepts as their role in his theory changes and the theory itself develops. Beginning with an examination of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marx's Critical/Dialectical Procedure book cover

    Marx's Critical/Dialectical Procedure

    By H. T. Wilson

    This book, first published in 1991, demonstrates that Marx is the legitimate founder of what was to become the critical theory of society. It argues that in order to justify a new conception of humans as collective, cultural and historical beings, Marx undertook a radical critique of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marx's Theory of Ideology book cover

    Marx's Theory of Ideology

    By Bhikhu Parekh

    Although Marx’s concept of ideology has been a subject of considerable discussion, much of the debate has proved to be rather disappointing. There has been no systematic attempt to examine why Marx needed the concept of ideology, why it was an important concept for him and how it related to his…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Karl Marx and the Philosophy of Praxis book cover

    Karl Marx and the Philosophy of Praxis

    By Gavin Kitching

    In this major study, first published in 1988, Professor Kitching builds on recent scholarship on Marx and Wittgenstein to provide an incisive, readable account and critique of the whole of Marx’s work. He presents the philosophical, economic, and political Marx as one thinker, and argues that the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

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