Gramsci: Space, Nature, Politics by Michael Ekers, Gillian Hart, Stefan Kipfer, Alex Loftus

By Michael Ekers, Gillian Hart, Stefan Kipfer, Alex Loftus

This exact assortment is the 1st to convey cognizance to Antonio Gramsci’s paintings inside of geographical debates. featuring a considerably diversified studying to Gramsci scholarship, the gathering forges a brand new method inside human geography, environmental reviews and improvement theory.

  • Offers the 1st sustained try to foreground Antonio Gramsci’s paintings inside of geographical debates
  • Demonstrates how Gramsci articulates a wealthy spatial sensibility while constructing a particular method of geographical questions
  • Presents a considerably various studying of Gramsci from dominant post-Marxist views, in addition to newer anarchist and post-anarchist opinions
  • Builds at the emergence of Gramsci scholarship in recent times, taking this ahead via stories throughout a number of continents, and asking how his writings may have interaction with and animate political events today
  • Forges a brand new technique inside human geography, environmental reports and improvement thought, construction on Gramsci’s cutting edge philosophy of praxis


Chapter none “A Barbed reward of the Backwoods” (pages 1–5): Michael Ekers, Gillian Hart, Stefan Kipfer and Alex Loftus
Chapter none how one can reside with Stones (pages 6–11): John Berger
Chapter 1 Gramsci (pages 13–43): Michael Ekers and Alex Loftus
Chapter 2 touring with Gramsci (pages 45–64): Adam David Morton
Chapter three “Gramsci in motion” (pages 65–82): David Featherstone
Chapter four urban, nation, Hegemony (pages 83–103): Stefan Kipfer
Chapter five nation of misunderstanding (pages 104–120): Geoff Mann
Chapter 6 the idea that of Nature in Gramsci (pages 121–141): Benedetto Fontana
Chapter 7 house, Ecology, and Politics within the Praxis of the Brazilian Landless move (pages 142–160): Abdurazack Karriem
Chapter eight at the Nature of Gramsci's “Conceptions of the area” (pages 161–177): Joel Wainwright
Chapter nine Gramsci, Nature, and the Philosophy of Praxis (pages 178–196): Alex Loftus
Chapter 10 distinction and Inequality in global Affairs (pages 197–216): Nicola Short
Chapter eleven Gramsci and the Erotics of work (pages 217–237): Michael Ekers
Chapter 12 Cracking Hegemony (pages 239–257): Jim Glassman
Chapter thirteen Gramsci on the Margins (pages 258–278): Vinay Gidwani and Dinesh Paudel
Chapter 14 Accumulation via Dispossession and Accumulation via development (pages 279–300): Judith Whitehead
Chapter 15 Gramsci, Geography, and the Languages of Populism (pages 301–320): Gillian Hart
Chapter sixteen Translating Gramsci within the present Conjuncture (pages 321–343): Stefan Kipfer and Gillian Hart

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Realizing a “living philology” requires that conceptual debates be grounded more firmly within the lived realities of historically and geographically specific practices. On these grounds, the book is only a partial beginning and considerably more work remains to be done. Summary of the Book Considerations of space are laced through many contributions of this volume, often in a close relationship to questions of nature, difference, and politics. In Part I of the book, Gramsci’s sensitivity to various modalities of producing space – territory, scale, place, network – is most explicit.

Whereas the latter tended to emphasize political economic relations and institutions, theorists such as Stuart Hall (1996; see also Hall et al. 1977) and Paul Willis (1981) interrogated the cultural aspects of Gramsci’s work and his distinct understanding of ideology as a constitutive force in social life. While Hall is at times accused of underplaying political economic relations (Jessop et al. 1988), economic concerns feature as one moment within his broader focus on issues of culture, ideology, and difference (see Hall 1988).

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