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State, space, world : selected essays / Henri Lefebvre ; edited by Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden ; translated by Gerald Moore, Neil Brenner, and Stuart Elden.

By: Lefebvre, Henri, 1901-1991.
Contributor(s): Brenner, Neil [editor.] | Elden, Stuart, 1971- [editor.] | Moore, Gerald [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009Description: vii, 330 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780816653171 (paperback)..Subject(s): Social sciences -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 300.1 LEF
Contents:
state, space, world : Lefebvre and the survival of capitalism / Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden -- The state and society (1964) -- The withering away of the state : the sources of Marxist-Leninist state theory (1964) -- The state in the modern world (1975) -- Comments on a new state rorm (1979) -- Theoretical problems of autogestion (1966) -- "It is the world that has changed" : interview with autogestion et socialisme (1976) -- Reflections on the politics of space (1970) -- Space : social product and use value (1979) -- The worldwide and the planetary (1973) -- Space and mode of production (1980) -- Space and the state (1978) -- Review of Kostas Axelos's toward planetary thought (1965) -- The world according to Kostas Axelos (1986) -- The worldwide Experience (1978) -- Revolutions (1986).
Summary: Making the political aspect of Lefebvre's work available in English for the first time, this book contains essays on philosophy, political theory, state formation, spatial planning, and globalization, as well as provocative reflections on the possibilities and limits of grassroots democracy under advanced capitalism.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : state, space, world : Lefebvre and the survival of capitalism / Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden -- The state and society (1964) -- The withering away of the state : the sources of Marxist-Leninist state theory (1964) -- The state in the modern world (1975) -- Comments on a new state rorm (1979) -- Theoretical problems of autogestion (1966) -- "It is the world that has changed" : interview with autogestion et socialisme (1976) -- Reflections on the politics of space (1970) -- Space : social product and use value (1979) -- The worldwide and the planetary (1973) -- Space and mode of production (1980) -- Space and the state (1978) -- Review of Kostas Axelos's toward planetary thought (1965) -- The world according to Kostas Axelos (1986) -- The worldwide Experience (1978) -- Revolutions (1986).

Making the political aspect of Lefebvre's work available in English for the first time, this book contains essays on philosophy, political theory, state formation, spatial planning, and globalization, as well as provocative reflections on the possibilities and limits of grassroots democracy under advanced capitalism.

Translated from the French.

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