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Magical Marxism : subversive politics and the imagination / Andy Merrifield.

Author / Creator Merrifield, Andy.
Imprint London ; New York : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States of America exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Description xx, 220 p. ; 22 cm.
Language English
Series Marxism and culture
Marxism and culture.
Subject Communism -- 21st century.
Communism and society.
Communism and society.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 9780745330600
9780745330594 (pbk.)
0745330592 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Following his hugely popular book, The Wisdom of Donkeys, Andy Merrifield breathes new life into the Marxist tradition. Magical Marxism demands something more of traditional Marxism -- something more interesting and liberating. It asks that we imagine a Marxism that moves beyond debates about class, the role of the state and the dictatorship of the proletariat. In escaping the formalist straitjacket of orthodox Marxist critique, Merrifield argues for a reconsideration of Marxism and its potential, applying previously unexplored approaches to Marxist thinking that will reveal vital new modes of political activism and debate. This book will provoke and inspire in equal measure. It gives us a Marxism for the 21st century, which offers dramatic new possibilities for political engagement.
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