Marxism and Urban Culture by Benjamin Fraser,Andy Merrifield,Les Roberts,Malcolm Alan

By Benjamin Fraser,Andy Merrifield,Les Roberts,Malcolm Alan Compitello,Marc James Léger ,Cayley Sorochan,Heather A. Vrana,Jeff Hicks,Kimberley DeFazio,Jelle Versieren,Brecht De Smet,Manuel Yang,Takeshi Haraguchi,Kazuya Sakurada

Marxism and concrete Culture is the 1st quantity to reconcile social technological know-how and arts views on tradition. protecting more than a few international cities—Bologna, Buenos Aires, Guatemala urban, Liverpool, London, la, Madrid, Mahalla al-Kubra, Mexico urban, Montreal, Osaka, Strasbourg, Vienna—the contributions fuse political and theoretical issues with analyses of city cultural practices and ancient hobbies, in addition to urban-themed literary and filmic paintings. Conceived as a reaction to the continual rift among disciplinary Marxist techniques to tradition, this ebook prioritizes the city frustrating and builds implicitly and explicitly on paintings through a number of thinkers: not just Karl Marx but in addition David Harvey, Henri Lefebvre, Friedrich Engels and Antonio Gramsci, between others. instead of reanimate reductive perspectives both of Marx or of city conception, the chapters in Marxism and concrete tradition speak generally to the interdisciplinary connections which are more and more the worry of cultural students operating throughout and past the bounds of geography, sociology, heritage, political technological know-how, language and literature fields, movie experiences, and extra. A foreword written through Andy Merrifield (the writer of Metromarxism) and an advent through Benjamin Fraser (the writer of Henri Lefebvre and the Spanish city Experience) situate the book’s chapters firmly in interdisciplinary terrain.

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