Against Post-modernism by Alex Callinicos

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  • Cultural studies,
  • Political ideologies,
  • General,
  • Sociology,
  • Philosophy

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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7955865M
ISBN 100745606148
ISBN 109780745606149

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Postmodernism has become the orthodoxy in educational theory. It heralds the end of grand theories like Marxism and liberalism, scorning any notion of a united feminist challenge to patriachy, of united anti-racist struggle, and of united working-class movements against capitalist exploitation and oppression.

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