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Author King, Lawrence P., author

Title Theories of the New Class : intellectuals and power / Lawrence Peter King and Iván Szelényi
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 268 pages)
Series Contradictions ; 20
Contradictions (Minneapolis, Minn.) ; 20
Contents 1. Proto-theories of the New Class: Hegel, Saint-Simon, and Marx -- 2. The Vanguard Project -- 3. A bureaucratic class in Soviet-type society -- 4. Beyond bureaucratic power: humanistic intellectuals and technocrats under state socialism -- 5. The fall of the class project of the socialist reform intelligentsia -- 6. Intellectuals under postcommunism -- 7. Bourgeois and post-Marxist theories of the New Class in the West -- 8. The neo-Marxist response to bourgeois theories of the New Class -- 9. The limits of the New Class project in the West -- Conclusion: The "Third Way" as the fourth wave of New Class projects?
Summary In Theories of the New Class, Iván Szelényi, one of the most incisive and respected analysts of the intellectual class, and Lawrence King put New Class theories into a broad historical framework for the first time. This book grounds class theories in contemporary issues, and uses modern polemics to revitalize historical debates on the origins of capitalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-261) and index
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Subject Communism and intellectuals.
Power (Social sciences)
Form Electronic book
Author Szelényi, Iván, author
ISBN 0816695911 (electronic bk.)
9780816695911 (electronic bk.)