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The Gramscian Moment: Philosophy, Hegemony, and Marxism

Alexander P. Otruba
- 13 Sep 2012 - 
- Vol. 40, Iss: 3, pp 462-464
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Thomas' Gramscian moment offers a reassessment of philosophy, hegemony, and Marxism as mentioned in this paper, with a focus on the role of race and gender in the process of political power.
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Peter D Thomas: The Gramscian Moment: Philosophy, Hegemony, and Marxism Leiden, Brill, 2009 ISBN: 978-90-04-16771-1 Alexander P Otruba Peter D Thomas' Gramscian Moment offers a reassessment of

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A multi-faceted power analysis of men's violence to known women: from hegemonic masculinity to the hegemony of men

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