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Analytical Marxism

More Thoughts on E.P. Thompson, Historical Materialism, Law (Now With 48% More Robert Brenner!)

In last week’s essay, I suggested that the “cultural worker” (the figure about whom I am writing my dissertation) is a creation of the law. What I would like to do with this essay is to continue with the theoretical writing about law and Marxism that we began last week. With E.P. Thompson’s Whigs and Hunters, we tried to map out some of the coordinates of a historical materialist theory of law and culture. Read more