By Mike Cole
We dwell in an international the place hundreds of thousands make titanic earnings out of the labours of others, whereas these others exist as salary slaves, hundreds of thousands of whom die of hunger and poverty-related disease each year. the elemental target of Marxism is the overthrow of the anarchic, exploitative and eco-destructive approach of worldwide capitalism and its substitute via global socialism and equality. to construct a socialist international is a role of gargantuan proportions, yet one who Marxists think is eminently plausible.
This e-book addresses a few of these demanding situations from inside academic thought. the main theoretical concerns addressed are:
poststructuralism and postmodernism
globalisation, neo-liberalism and environmental destruction
the new imperialism
critical race idea.
Marxism and academic conception compellingly and informatively propels the talk ahead within the pursuit of that socialist destiny. In that quest, feedback are made to attach theoretical matters with the more effective matters of the college and the study room.
With a especially written Foreword by way of Peter McLaren, this well timed booklet should be of curiosity to lecturers and scholars drawn to academic idea, the sociology of schooling, sociology, politics, philosophy and important theory.
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