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Mapping Ideology

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Edited by Slavoj ZizekAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Slavoj Zizek
Contribution by Nicholas AbercrombieAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nicholas Abercrombie , Theodor AdornoAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Theodor Adorno , Louis AlthusserAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Louis Althusser and Michele BarrettAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Michele Barrett

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 348 pages
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  • Publisher: Verso
  • On Sale: November 13, 2012
  • Price: $26.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-84467-554-8 (1-84467-554-8)
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For a long time, the term ‘ideology’ was in disrepute, having become associated with such unfashionable notions as fundamental truth and the eternal verities. The tide has turned, and recent years have seen a revival of interest in the questions that ideology poses to social and cultural theory, and to political practice.

Mapping Ideology is a comprehensive reader covering the most important contemporary writing on the subject. Including Slavoj Žižek’s study of the development of the concept from Marx to the present, assessments of the contributions of Lukács and the Frankfurt School by Terry Eagleton, Peter Dews and Seyla Benhabib, and essays by Adorno, Lacan and Althusser, Mapping Ideology is an invaluable guide to the most dynamic field in cultural theory.