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Contributor Archive: Ken Hirschkop

A political Marxist: Ellen Meiksins Wood, 1942–2016

by / RP 197 (May/June 2016) / Obituary

I have a vivid memory – too vivid to be an accident – of the first time I read something written by Ellen Meiksins Wood. It was an article in New Left Review on the separation of the economic from the political; it was, of course, polemical. I didn’t know the context of the polemic …


145 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 145 (Sep/Oct 2007) / Reviews

Antonio Negri, The Political Descartes: Reason, Ideology and the Bourgeois Project Knox Peden

Pascale Casanova, Samuel Beckett: Anatomy of a Literary Revolution Andrew Gibson, Beckett and Badiou: The Pathos of Intermittency David Cunningham

Massimo Montanari, Food is Culture Ken Hirschkop

Dave Boothroyd, Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity Christian Kerslake

Noel Castree and …


141 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 141 (Jan/Feb 2007) / Reviews

Timothy Brennan, Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right Ken Hirschkop

Tony Smith, Globalisation: A Systematic Marxian Account Joseph McCarney

Boris Groys and Michael Hagemeister, eds, Die Neue Menschheit: Biopolitische Utopien in Russland zu Beginn des 20 Jahrhunderts Boris Groys and Aage Hansen-Löve, eds, Am Nullpunkt: Positionen derrussischen Avantgarde Boris Groys, Anne …


132 Reviews

by , , , , , , and / RP 132 (Jul/Aug 2005) / Reviews

Jean-Jacques Lecercle and Denise Riley, The Force of Language Carol Sanders, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Saussure Ken Hirschkop

Catherine Malabou, The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality, Dialectic Kimberley Hutchings

Jean-Pierre Changeux, The Physiology of Truth: Neuroscience and HumanKnowledge Ray Brassier

Martin Jay, Songs of Experience: Modern American and European Variations on a Universal Theme


It’s not the culture, stupid

Interpreting the US election


by / RP 129 (Jan/Feb 2005) / Commentary

Elections first and foremost decide governments, but they are also conjunctures when political forces are organized and realigned. The very act of mobilizing activists or energizing groups within the franchise can have long-term effects, and in the course of a campaign ideologies that have been kicking around for years may find themselves worked into new …