Marxism and the City (Marxist Introductions)
Brand: Oxford University Press, USA

Marxism and the City (Marxist Introductions)

  • Publish Date: 1994-01-06
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ira Katznelson

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In this work, Katznelson critically analyzes the development of Marxist scholarship on cities in the last quarter century. He demonstrates how some of the most important weaknesses in Marxism as a social theory can be remedied by forcing it to seriously engage with cities and spatial concerns, and explains the significant shortcomings even of this improved Marxism. Katznelson explores how a Marxism that is open to engagement with other social-theoretical traditions can help illuminate our understanding of cities and the patterns of class and group formation that have characterized urban life in the West.

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