Intellectuals And The People

Hardcover | October 22, 2007

byA. Sandhu

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Angie Sandhu examines the relation between intellectuals and society by examining this question in political theory. She critically engages with contemporary debates on the subject both in Britain and the U.S. drawing on a wide range of material. Intellectuals and the People carefully sets out a new argument that calls for intellectuals to address their own elite locations in society by challenging notions of intellectual difference and autonomy.

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Angie Sandhu examines the relation between intellectuals and society by examining this question in political theory. She critically engages with contemporary debates on the subject both in Britain and the U.S. drawing on a wide range of material. Intellectuals and the People carefully sets out a new argument that calls for intellectual...

ANGIE SANDHU is a Research Associate in the Department of English and Cultural Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 22, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230549233

ISBN - 13:9780230549234

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Introduction: The Role of the Intellectual * PART 1: LITERATURE AND CIVILITY: LIBERAL SOLUTIONS TO POLITICAL CONFLICT * Matthew Arnold, Culture and the Intellectual * The Habermasian Public Sphere * PART 2: CONTESTING CIVIL ORDER WITH PROLETARIAN EXPERIENCE * The Counter-Public Sphere * Thinking Subjects * PART 3: IMPOSSIBLE SUBJECTS: PROLETARIATS, SAVAGES AND HISTORICAL MATERIALISM * The Savage and the Proletariat * Proletariats and Urban Intellectuals * PART 4: RADICAL INTELLECTUALS AND THE PEOPLE * Speaking for the People * Outsiders: Women and Radical Theory * Notes * Index