This collection is designed to answer the demands of students and socialists, teachers and interested readers, for a comprehensive critique of the major schools of European Marxism since the October Revolution. It is composed of a series of carefully documented essays setting out the theories of the major thinkers of the tradition, and submitting them to searching criticism.
"The eight essays and one interview are a vital contribution, provocative and intelligent. A must."--Choice "An extremely useful package of materials which should be of great value as a stimulus for reflection on the Western Marxist tradition."--Radical Philosophy
"An important contribution to the debate about contemporary Marxism."--Guardian
"The standard and originality of these pieces are themselves proof of a lively, productive yet critical Marxist tradition."--Time Out