- Bad Marxism
Capitalism and Cultural Studies
Resource Type: Book
Cultural Studies commonly claims to be a radical discipline. This book thinks that's a bad assessment. After an introduction critiquing the so-called 'Marxism' of the academy, Hutnyk provides detailed critical analyses of the approaches and theorists of cultural studies.
- Postmodernism Generator
Resource Type: Website
A computer program written by Andrew. C. Bulhak using the Dada Engine, a system for generating random text. Each time you click on the page, it generates a brand-new postmodernist essay, completely meaningless, but superficially plausible, just like 'real' postmodernist essays.
- Postmodernism, the Academic Left, and the Crisis of Capitalism
Resource Type: Article
Over the past fifty years, postmodern theory an umbrella term generally used to refer to such diverse theoretical movements and paradigms as post-structuralism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and others has generally dominated most fields in the humanities and some in the social sciences. But the economic meltdown in 2008 and the subsequent chronic crisis in capitalism have dealt a fatal theoretical blow to the varied and nearly ineffable assemblage of perspectives that are often grouped under the rubric of postmodernism. postmodernism was indeed tragedy. It was tragedy for the massive amounts of cultural capital that it wasted; it was tragedy for the defrauding of intellectual integrity that it represented; it was tragedy for the abandonment of reality that it recommended. Further, like the financial fiasco, it was criminal.
- The Socialist Register 1978
Volume 15: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
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