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Between Gotham and the Gulf

Jamie Peck

in Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the project of the ‘new urban right’, highlighting the role of neoliberal think tanks and their ‘organic intellectuals’ in the development of new policy frames and strategies. ... More


Cuba, the Last Holdout: “Organic” Intellectuals Defend the Revolution by Abandoning Marxist-Leninism

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba always had a small but influential Marxist-Leninist movement. It was, however, highly dependent on the U.S. Communist Party for ideas and funds. This propensity to dependence continued as U.S. ... More


Gramsci: Subalternity and Common Sense

Brett Levinson

in Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines certain trends in contemporary political thought through an analysis of Antonio Gramsci's work. Three components of his work have spearheaded a recent resurgence in Gramscian ... More


The 2006 Mega-Marches in Greater Los Angeles: A Counterhegemonic Moment and the Limits of Mass Mobilization

Alfonso Gonzales

in Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973392
eISBN:
9780199369911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973392.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter is based research with the activists that organized the Mega-marchas in greater Los Angeles, a series of large marches in opposition to HR 4437 in the spring of 2006. It argues that the ... More


Counter-hegemony, critical thinking and community organising

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

in International community organising: Taking power, making change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the strengths and limitations of community organising. It goes on to discuss how a consideration of hegemony, and Gramsci's proposal for developing organic intellectuals and ... More


An Unlikely Powerhouse

Raminder Kaur

in Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 8 hones in on political explosions around the village of Idinthakarai that, from 2011, became the nucleus of the anti-nuclear movement in south India. Living only about a kilometre from the ... More


The World of the In/visibles

Raminder Kaur

in Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

As we explore the anti-Kudankulam movement, we do not confine our focus solely to the most visible manifestations of anti-nuclear resistance even though this remains important. Chapter 4 therefore ... More


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