By Steven Jones
For readers encountering Gramsci for the 1st time, Steve Jones covers key parts of his concept via designated dialogue and stories the historic context of the theorist's idea, bargains examples of placing Gramsci's rules into perform within the research of latest tradition and evaluates responses to his work.
Including British, eu and American examples, key subject matters coated the following include:
Gramsci's paintings invitations humans to imagine past simplistic oppositions by way of recasting ideological domination as hegemony: the facility of a ruling power's values to dwell within the minds and lives of its subalterns as a spontaneous expression in their personal interests
Is energy easily an issue of domination and resistance? Can a ruling energy be weak? Can subordinates locate their resitance neutralized? and what's the function of tradition during this? those questions, and lots of extra are tackled right here during this precious advent to Gramsci.
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