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Anti-Systemic Movements

by: Giovanni Arrighi

Publisher: Random House Books (1989)


Staff Pick by comrade: lucas

Despite vacillating along neo-/post-marxian lines, this book is a well written, theoretically engaging one that places the current struggles against hegemony into the larger context of the past 150 years; that discusses the broadening, extending scope of those struggles since 1968 and the potential vectors of flight that they are likely to take; that takes into account the problematizing and thus de(euro)centralizing, effect of both postcolonial and minoritarian perspectives