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Post-Marxism Versus Cultural Studies: Theory, Politics and Intervention

Paul Bowman


This book is an exploration of the ethical and political significance of Cultural Studies and Post-Marxist discourse theory, arguing that although Cultural Studies and Post-Marxism tend to present themselves as distinct entities, they actually share a project: that of taking on the political. Post-Marxism presents itself as ‘having’ a developed theory of political strategy, while Cultural Studies has claimed to be both practical and political. The author examines these intertwined, overlapping, controversial and contested claims and orientations by way of a deconstructive reading that is led b ... More

Keywords: political significance, Cultural Studies, Post-Marxist discourse, political strategy, intervention, politicised approaches, Derridean deconstruction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780748617623
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617623.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Bowman, author