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The Ellen Meiksins Wood Reader

Ellen Meiksins Wood

Published October 12th 2012
ISBN : 9789004230088
Hardcover
336 pages
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Ellen Meiksins Wood is a leading contemporary political theorist who has elaborated an innovative approach to the history of political thought, the social history of political theory . She has been described as the founder, together with theMoreEllen Meiksins Wood is a leading contemporary political theorist who has elaborated an innovative approach to the history of political thought, the social history of political theory . She has been described as the founder, together with the historian Robert Brenner, of Political Marxism, a distinct version of historical materialism which has inspired a research program that spans a number of academic disciplines. Organized thematically, this Reader brings together selections from Wood s groundbreaking scholarship, published over three decades, providing an overview of her original interpretations of capitalism, precapitalist societies, the state, political theory, democracy, citizenship, liberalism, civil society, the Enlightenment, globalization, imperialism, and socialism.