Contents 1. Gramsci's Concept of Hegemony 2. The Relations of Forces 3. The Maintenance of Hegemony 4. National-popular 5. Passive Revolution 6. Three Organic Crises in Britain 7. Ideology 8. Civil Society, the State and the Nature of Power 9. The Factory Councils' Movement 10. Extending the Sphere of Politics 11. The Intellectuals 12. The Revolutionary Party
Roger Simon was an economist and researcher who played a major role in the 1970s and 1980s in making available and disseminating English translations of Gramsci's writings.
'A political book in the best sense - explains the most important ideas from Gramsci's works in simple, straightforward language, considering their relevance for a left strategy in Britain' Anne Showstack Sassoon 'A clear, coherent account of Gramsci's main writings' Times Literary Supplement 'A rigorous and polemical lifeline - distils from Gramsci's huge output the essence of his theoretical contribution' Marxism Today