Operaism and post-Operaism by Sandro Mezzadra

Operaism and post-Operaism: entry for the Encyclopedia of Revolution by Sandro Mezzadra ITALY, OPERAISM AND POSTOPERAISM Sandro Mezzadra (Dipartimento di Politica, Istituzioni, Storia – Università di Bologna): sandro.mezzadra@unibo.it Word count: 3270 Operaismo (“operaism”), also known in the English-speaking world as “autonomist Marxism”, refers to a theoretical and political current of Marxist thought that emerged in Italy in the early 1960s. An original reading of Marx in the framework of the radical workers’ struggles that developed in the country during the […]

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