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Capitalism, City Space, and Class Formation: A Journey Organized By Friedrich Engels

Ira Katznelson

in Marxism and the City

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapter showed that neither David Harvey nor Manuel Castells in the early 1980s tackled the limitations of Marxist urban studies persuasively, each in his own way abandoning the project ... More


Really Existing Nationalisms: A Post-Communist View from Marx and Engels

Erica Benner

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279594
eISBN:
9780191598791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279590.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is widely thought that Marx and Engels lacked a coherent understanding of nationalism. With the collapse of communist regimes and the resurgence of national and ethnic conflicts after the Cold ... More


New Marx for Old? Marxism, Humanity, and Ecology

Mathew Humphrey

in Preservation Versus the People?: Nature, Humanity, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242672
eISBN:
9780191599514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242674.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The proponents of an ecologically inspired form of Marxism, or a Marx‐inspired form of political ecology, argue that eco‐Marxism transcends the anthropocentric‐ecocentric dichotomy, and this chapter ... More


Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx: History as Religion

in Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the life of Friedrich Engels, his intellectual development, his criticisms on the political economy, and his lifelong collaboration with Karl Marx. It argues that Hegelianism ... More


Telling of Two Cities

Andrew Sanders

in Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183549
eISBN:
9780191674068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183549.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

One subsequently highly influential commentator on 19th-century England, Friedrich Engels, found the London of the 1840s, Dickens's London, at once an exhilarating and a profoundly disturbing place. ... More


Mazzini’s International League and the Politics of the London Democratic Manifestos, 1837–50

Salvo Mastellone

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Mazzini's first exile in England. Writing in English after 1839, Mazzini discussed the socio-political implications of democracy, in a debate conducted mainly through the ... More


Karl Marx's Vampires and Grave-diggers

Chris Baldick

in In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122494
eISBN:
9780191671432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122494.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The most vivid representation of the bourgeoisie's doomed state of possession by irresistible forces is to be found in Karl Marx's repeated images of capital as a vampire. After Friedrich Engels had ... More


Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

A. James Gregor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The totalitarian systems that arose in the twentieth century presented themselves as secular. Yet, as the author of this book argues, they themselves functioned as religions. The author presents an ... More


Global Health Care is Not Global Health: Populations, Inequities, and Law as a Social Determinant of Health

Daniel S. Goldberg

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter offers a historically informed theoretical account of global health inequality. It demonstrates how laws and policies act as social determinants of health, shaping health and its ... More


Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Stephen Eric Bronner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153836
eISBN:
9780231527354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153836.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Published more than twenty years ago, this bold defense of socialism remains a seminal text for our time. Treating socialism as an ethic, reinterpreting its core categories, and critically ... More


Law, Ideology, and Power: The Marxist Tradition

Roger Cotterrell

in Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264903
eISBN:
9780191682858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264903.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The writings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on law posed problems which later Marxist theory has not resolved: How seriously is law to be taken as a focus of political concern and as a set of ... More


Fate and Will in the Marxian Vision

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Both exponents and critics of Marxism claim that it is a “monistic” philosophy, but in reality it is dualistic. This is due to the contradiction between theory and practice, between scientific (or ... More


Why Has Socialism Failed in America? {1985}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1985 essay “Why Has Socialism Failed in America?” in which he examines the various reasons for socialism's failure in America. Howe begins by focusing on Karl Marx ... More


The Grand Assault

John Kenneth Galbraith

in Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines Karl Marx's critique of the classical tradition in economics. The classical tradition postulated an equilibrium that would come to be known as equilibrium economics. No change ... More


Rebel Girl: What De Beauvoir Left Us

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Simone de Beauvoir’s impact on feminist politics and feminism more generally. De Beauvoir’s The Second Sex, remains the most cogent and thorough book of feminist theory yet ... More


Opportunist and Revolutionary Conceptions of the Withering-Away of the State

Antonio Negri

in Factory of Strategy: Thirty-Three Lessons on Lenin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146821
eISBN:
9780231519427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146821.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Vladimir Lenin’s opportunist and revolutionary conceptions of the withering-away of the state, which can be found in his The State and Revolution as a commentary to Friedrich ... More


Notes on the Housing Question

Reinhold Martin

in The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901189
eISBN:
9781452955391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901189.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The seventh essay examines a footnote from Friedrich Engels’ The Housing Question 2nd ed. (1888) that opens onto the infrastructures of racial apartheid in American cities.


Men at Work

Emma Griffin

in Liberty's Dawn: A People's History of the Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151800
eISBN:
9780300194814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151800.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

The industrial revolution is believed to have destroyed older, more benign, working patterns in Britain. In his book Condition of the Working Class in England, Friedrich Engels offers an unflattering ... More


“Where to Begin?”

Antonio Negri

in Factory of Strategy: Thirty-Three Lessons on Lenin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146821
eISBN:
9780231519427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146821.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a reading of Vladimir Lenin’s The State and Revolution, which is at the heart of Lenin’s thought and the reason why revolutionary workers will always be Leninist. The reading ... More


The Problem of the “Withering-Away” of the State: Against Equality

Antonio Negri

in Factory of Strategy: Thirty-Three Lessons on Lenin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146821
eISBN:
9780231519427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146821.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the problem of Vladimir Lenin’s notion of “withering-away” of the state, as spelled out in his The State and Revolution. According to Lenin: “The supersession of the bourgeois ... More


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