After Socialism: Reconstructing Critical Social Thought by Gabriel Kolko

By Gabriel Kolko

Does socialism have a destiny on the earth of the twenty-first century? If now not, what's the destiny for innovative politics?

This is an important contribution to modern social and political notion written by means of one of many world's top serious historians. Gabriel Kolko ask the tricky questions about the place the left can pass in a post-Cold struggle global the place neoliberal guidelines seem to have triumphed in either the West and the previous Soviet bloc. In attempting to solution this, he interrogates either the origins and improvement of socialist principles and the modern dynamics of the globalized economic climate ruled by means of American army, cultural and political might.

While heading off the enticements of both pessimism or utopianism, Kolko bargains an unique and useful answer concerning the future of a liberal politics.

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