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Vincent Chanson, Frédéric Monferrand & Memphis Krickeberg

In: The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory

Chapter 79: Workerism and Critical Theory

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Workerism and Critical Theory
Workerism and Critical Theory
Vincent Chanson Frédéric Monferrand Memphis Krickeberg

Workerism and the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory played a crucial part in the development of the 1960s Italian and German extra-parliamentary left. Both attempted to reactivate the meaning of the Marxian concept of ‘critique’. This chapter explores the conceptions of critique developed by these two traditions in order to establish a critical dialogue between them.1

Frankfurt School Critical Theory, with Dialectic of Enlightenment2 as its fundamental text, intends to account for the failure of the post-1917 revolutionary period, for the rise of authoritarian and fascist political phenomena as well as for the processes of mass culture and integration which characterize its concept ...

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