American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas (Hardcover)

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

Marxist thought pervades American academic discourse, particularly in the humanities and the social sciences. Fern?ndez-Morera shows why the survival of these ideas is unjustified in the face of their theoretical and practical problems and their historical record. Fern?ndez-Morera provides a comprehensive critique of Marxist/materialist discourse as it pervades contemporary American scholarship. He examines the rhetorical and ideological underpinnings of the discourse, the socioeconomic circumstances and personality type of its academic practitioners, and its impact on other forms of academic speech. He also exposes the epistemological and ethical consequences of the discourse in light of the history of the 20th century and explains its remarkable success in the academic world. Being multidisciplinary, the book should challenge many and appeal to those interested in criticism, politics, epistemology, ethics, history, sociology, and even economics. Certainly all those interested in the condition of higher education will find it provocative. *Author: Fernandez-Morera, Dario *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 216 *Publication Date: 1996/09/09 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.54 x 6.32 x 0.82 inches

Specifications

Publisher Praeger Publishers
Mfg Part# 9780275952648
SKU 214559800
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0275952649
Release Date 2/22/2010
loading
$230.38 + $5.98 shipping
Rakuten Super Points Earn 231 ($2.31) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Get this item for
(price with shipping)
(redeem points)
Format: Hardcover
Condition: Used-Good
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; Rakuten.com meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
ADVERTISEMENT
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT