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Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Saul Newman


How do we think about radical politics today, in the wake of the collapse of Marxist-Leninism and the triumph of neo-liberal capitalism? How should radical political theory respond to new challenges posed by globalisation, postmodernity, the ‘war on terror’ and the rise of religious fundamentalism? How are we to take account of the new social movements and political struggles appearing on the global horizon? In addressing these questions, this book explores the theme of universality and its place in radical political theory. It argues that both Marxist politics of class struggle and the postmo ... More

Keywords: radical politics, Marxist-Leninism, neo-liberal capitalism, globalisation, postmodernity, war on terror, religious fundamentalism, universality, class struggle, power

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719071287
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.001.0001


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Saul Newman, author

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