Author: GilbertJeremy
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Keywords: popular, politics, theory, radical, culture, anticapitalism
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1847884512
ISBN-13: 9781847884510

What does 'anticapitalism' really mean for the politics and culture of the twenty-first century? Anticapitalism is an idea which, despite going global, remains rooted in the local, persisting as a loose collection of grassroots movements and actions. Anticapitalism needs to develop a coherent and cohering philosophy, something which cultural theory and the intellectual legacy of the New Left can help to provide, notably through the work of key radical thinkers, such as Ernesto Laclau, Stuart Hall, Antonio Negri, Gilles Deleuze and Judith Butler. Anticapitalism and Culture argues that t