New Book: Adorno, Foucault and the Critique of the West

By Deborah Cook. From Verso: Adorno, Foucault, and the Critique of the West argues that critical theory continues to offer valuable resources for critique and contestation during this turbulent period in our history. To assess these resources, it examines the work of two of the twentieth century’s more prominent social theorists: Theodor W. Adorno and … More New Book: Adorno, Foucault and the Critique of the West

New Book: Marx’s Dream – From Capitalism to Communism

By Tom Rockmore. From University of Chicago Press: Two centuries after his birth, Karl Marx is read almost solely through the lens of Marxism, his works examined for how they fit into the doctrine that was developed from them after his death. With Marx’s Dream, Tom Rockmore offers a much-needed alternative view, distinguishing rigorously between … More New Book: Marx’s Dream – From Capitalism to Communism

New Book: The Political Theory of Che Guevara

By Renzo Llorente. From Rowman & Littlefield: Nearly half a century after his death, Ernesto “Che” Guevara remains a compelling and controversial figure. He was an original social theorist, and many of his writings attest to an innovative interpretation of various concepts and commitments central to Marxist thought. This is one of the first works … More New Book: The Political Theory of Che Guevara