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A comprehensive and systematic account of the ways in which Marx and Engels and their immediate followers made use of the conception of ideology.

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ISBN-13: 9780521296250
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/19/1979
Series: LSE Monographs in International Studies Series
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

A prefatory note and acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. The Sin of Overstatement: 1. The problem and the basic contradiction; 2. The facets of orthodox Marxist doctrine; 3. Distorted and adequate thought; 4. The pressure of facts; Part II. The Redemption of Ideology: 5. Unacknowledged and acknowledged modification; 6. An interim balance; 7. Ideology beyond economic causation; 8. The way out of the vicious circle: Mannheim; Part III. Perspectives, Changing and Persisting: 9. Class and ideology; 10. Ideology pluralism; 11. The range and depth of analogy; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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