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Ideology and Cultural Identity Modernity and the Third World Presence

by Jorge Larrain

Ideology and Cultural Identity Modernity and the Third World Presence Synopsis

In this book Jorge Larrain discusses three of the most important concepts in the social sciences: ideology, reason and cultural identity.

Ideology and Cultural Identity Modernity and the Third World Presence Press Reviews

'Larrain's study is a very useful survey of recent developments in the critique of ideology.' Choice 'Larrain's work is a pleasure to read: tentative and humane, he employs a concept of ideology derived from but not entirely concident with that of Marx to offer a critical examination of the complacency and complicity of much contemporary discussion of ideology.' Political Studies '... He analyses what he has always analysed very well - namely, the history of the concept of ideology from Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, Pareto et al., through Marx and Engels to Althusser, post-structuralism, postmodernism and Habermas.' Radical Philosophy

Book Information

ISBN: 9780745613161
Publication date: 25th May 1994
Author: Jorge Larrain
Publisher: Polity Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Anthropology, Cultural studies,

About Jorge Larrain

Jorge Larrain is the author of several previous books including, The Concept of Ideology (1979) and Theories of Development (Polity, 1989).

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