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AuthorHill, Deb J., 1960-
Hegemony and education : Gramsci, post-Marxism, and radical democracy revisited / Deb J. Hill
PublishedLanham : Lexington Books, c2007

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Descriptionxii, 283 p. ; 24 cm
NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 251-261) and index
CONTENTSLocating hegemony against the tide of contemporary struggle -- Bourgeois politics and the poverty of the public "creative spirit" in Italy : a cognitive and moral problem revealed (1910-1917) -- The integral politics of the "common good" : the problem of authoring the "active" state (1917-1918) -- Labor, leadership, and production : combating minimal ideas (1919-1926) -- Educating cognitive and moral defiance : historicism and the dialectic as a new form of literacy (1926-1937) -- Beyond democracy as a limiting idea : proletarian hegemony as neohumanistic reform
SUMMARY"Hegemony and Education is a study written in opposition to the displacement of hegemony by recent post-Marxist scholarship from the historical materialist foundations that underpin Antonio Gramsci's own distinctive usage of the concept. Author Deb J. Hill argues that it was precisely the impress of capitalism's economic and extra-economic aspect upon humanity's own cognitive and moral capacity - upon its relational and valuational capacity - that Gramsci's writings attempt to articulate. As Hegemony and Education reveals, Gramsci's entire written legacy reflects his historical materialist allegiance: the problem of "education" as no less than the educative-formative problem of practical reasoning."--BOOK JACKET
SubjectGramsci, Antonio, 1891-1937
ISBN or ISSN9780739121665 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739121669 (cloth : alk. paper)
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