The Problem of Ideology-Marxism without Guarantees

  title={The Problem of Ideology-Marxism without Guarantees},
  author={Stuart Hall},
  journal={Journal of Communication Inquiry},
  pages={28 - 44}
  • Stuart Hall
  • Published 1 June 1986
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Communication Inquiry
In the past two or three decades, marxist theory has been going through a remarkable, but lop-sided and uneven revival. On the one hand, it has come once again to provide the principal pole of opposition to &dquo;bourgeois&dquo; social thought. On the other hand, many young intellectuals have passed through the revival and, after a heady and rapid apprenticeship, gone right out the other side again. They have &dquo;settled their accounts&dquo; with marxism and moved on to fresh intellectual 
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