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Ideas of Antonio Gramsci, by Text

[Italian, 1891 - 1937, Born in Sardinia. Spent many years in prison. Died in Rome.]

1971 Selections from Prison Notebooks
2 'Caesarism' p.219 Caesarism emerges when two forces in society are paralysed in conflict
2 'Collective' p.242 The state should produce higher civilisations for all, in tune with the economic apparatus
2 'Hegemony' p.246 Liberalism's weakness is its powerful rigid bureaucracy
2 'Organisation' p.265 Totalitarian parties cut their members off from other cultural organisations
2 'Parliament' p.253 What is the function of a parliament? Does it even constitute a part of the State structure?
2 'Parties' p.210 Eventually political parties lose touch with the class they represent, which is dangerous
2 'The State' p.258 Perfect political equality requires economic equality