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The Great Refusal: Herbert Marcuse and Contemporary Social Movements
Herbert Marcuse examined the subjective and material conditions of radical social change and developed the "Great Refusal," a radical concept of "the protest against that which is." The editors and contributors to the exciting new volume The Great Refusal provide an analysis of contemporary social movements around the world with particular reference to Marcuse's revolution ...more
Paperback, 410 pages
Published January 23rd 2017 by Temple University Press
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The book is split fairly evenly between applications of Marcuse's more radical social theories and tamer reformist trends. It provides a good framework for applying Frankfurt School theories to contemporary organizations and movements, but the overall endgame seems to favor center-left liberalism. ...more