Marx and Counterculture

  • Trevor Ling


BESIDES the reasons for serious engagement with the theories of Marx and the phenomenon called Marxism given at the beginning of this book, there is another, subsidiary reason which has more to do with students themselves than with their subjects of study, and that is to be found in the nature of the widespread rejection by some recent student generations of the values and attitudes of conventional Western society. It will be useful to consider briefly the countercultural movement of the sixties which, having now become part of recent history, appears to have indicated the existence of some affinity between Marxism and religious movements of an ideologically very different kind.


Industrial Society Church Attendance Capitalist Society Dominant Culture Soviet Society 
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