Marx: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)

Marx: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)


Breathing new lifestyles into the achievements of Karl Marx, this obtainable and jargon-free advent is a well timed reminder of his undiminished impact. Andrew Collier's attractive textual content not just introduces the reader to Marx the progressive, but additionally redefines him as one of many first really democratic thinkers. In a concise but looking demeanour, Collier covers the entire components of marxist inspiration, from the early writings to such significant texts as 'Capital' and the main issues of labour and society. Punctuating his examine with a variety of examples, from Aristotelian notion to Thatcherite coverage, he explores the conventional suggestion of Marx the activist, whereas probing the obvious inconsistencies in his paintings and reclaiming his position as a thinker and political theorist. Concluding with a thought-provoking overview of Marx's pervasive effect at the political panorama of the twenty-first century. Collier's learn highlights our personal worldwide inequalities and should be warmly welcomed through scholars, students and activists from numerous backgrounds.

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