NYU Steinhardt

Western Marxism and Culture

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1402
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Explores the various political & philosophical debates within western Marxism. Pays particular attention to the influence of the cultural turn in twentieth century Marxist thought on feminism, postcolonialism, & theories of mediation. Themes include: the commodity, alienation & reification, surplus value, culture, ideology, hegemony & subjectivity.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1402