Marxism and Education

Fragility, Crisis, Critique

  • Gleen Rikowski University of Lincoln

Resumo

The article rests substantially on the work of John Holloway, especially his early articles in Common Sense: Journal of the Edinburgh Conference of Socialist Economists. On this foundation, it is argued, firstly, that the importance of Marxism resides in its capacity to pinpoint fragilities and weaknesses in the constitution, development and rule of capital in contemporary society. Understanding these fragilities sharpens the critical edge of any movements aimed at social transformation out of the madhouse of capital.

Biografia do Autor

Gleen Rikowski, University of Lincoln

Visiting Fellow, College of Social Science, University of Lincoln, UK.

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Publicado
2018-10-08
Seção
Demanda Contínua