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Title 1968 in retrospect : history, theory, alterity / edited by Gurminder K. Bhambra and Ipek Demir
Published Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 199 pages)
Contents Freedom now! 1968 as a turning point for Black American student activism / Patricia Hill Collins -- She's leaving home : women's sixties renaissance / Lynne Segal -- Subterranean traditions rising : the year that Enid Blyton died / Ken Plummer -- From 1968 to 1951: how Habermas transformed Marx into Parsons / John Holmwood -- Critical theory and crisis diagnosis : key exchanges between reason and revolution after 1968 / Tracey Skillington -- On totalitarianism : the continuing relevance of Herbert Marcuse / Sarah Hornstein -- Everyone longs for a master : Lacan and 1968 / Stephen Frosh -- May 1968 and Algerian immigrants in France : trajectories of mobilization and encounter / Maud Anne Bracke -- Turning to Africa : politics and student resistance in Africa since 1968 / Leo Zeilig -- Riding the waves : feminism, lesbian and gay politics, and the transgender debates / Sally Hines -- Subjectivization, state and other : on the limits of our political imagination / Mihnea Panu -- Conclusion : when did 1968 end? / William Outhwaite
Summary What is the meaning of 1968, a year which figures large in the social imaginary? This volume brings together leading social theorists as well as promising younger scholars to examine the phenomenon of '1968' from a number of innovative perspectives, including situating 1968 in global context. The first section includes chapters by leading scholars who were witness to the events, reflecting on untold narratives of race, gender and sexuality as well as weaving their own personal stories into the analysis. The second section critically addresses the standard theoretical concepts and assumptions of 1968. The final section examines 'other voices', examining the struggles of African students, immigrants in France, transgender peoples, and provides a critique of the notion of 'other voices'. The volume also explores if and when 1968 'ended'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Social movements.
Marginality, Social.
Culture conflict.
social movements.
Comparative politics.
General & world history.
Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Politics and Government.
Culture conflict.
Marginality, Social.
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Social movements.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Bhambra, Gurminder K.
Demir, Ipek, 1972-
ISBN 9780230250857
0230250858
Other Titles Nineteen sixty-eight in retrospect