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Title Crisis and commonwealth : Marcuse, Marx, McLaren
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (333 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Political Economy of Predation and Counterrevolution; 2 Socialism One Sector at a Time; 3 Charter 2000; 4 "Vote for a Job"; 5 U.S. Capitalism and Militarism in Crisis; 6 Empire as a Way of Life; 7 Surplus Over-Appropriation and the Reproduction Crisis of the Western Roman Empire; 8 An Essay on Repressive Education; 9 Can Democratic Education Survive in a Neoliberal Society?; 10 Defeating Corporate Blueprints, White Papers, and Blue Ribbon Task Forces; 11 Art as a Manifestation of the Struggle for Human Liberation
12 A Labor Theory of Ethics and Commonwealth13 Diversity, Equality, Empowerment in Politics and Education; 14 Cultural Origins of African Humanism and Socialism (Ujamaa); 15 The Second Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; 16 Year Two of the Arab Revolutions; 17 Revolutionary Critical Pedagogy for a Socialist Society; 18 The Communist Horizon; Conclusion; Appendix; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Contributors
Summary Crisis and Commonwealth extends the critical theories of Marcuse and Marx to an analysis of the intensifying inequalities symptomatic of our current economic distress. A new foundation for emancipatory practice is proposed-a labor theory of ethics and commonwealth. The collection appeals to the contemporary interests of college students and teachers in several interrelated social science disciplines: sociology, social problems, economics, ethics, business ethics, labor education, history, political philosophy, multicultural education, and c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-1979.
Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.
Income distribution.
Social justice.
Form Electronic book
Author Anderson, Kevin B
Brodsky, David.
Brodsky, Patricia Pollock, 1941-
Daniel, Lloyd C
Dean, Jodi, 1962-
Dowd, Douglas Bevan.
Farr, Arnold L., 1965-
Giroux, Henry A.
Kisubi, Alfred.
Marciano, John
Marcuse, Peter.
McLaren, Peter.
Reitz, Charles, editor
Spartan, Stephen
Tauber, Zvi.
Whitehead, Fred.
ISBN 0739183079