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date: 03 April 2020

Althusser and Structuralism in Communication Studies 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Communication and Critical Cultural Studies
Matthew S. MayMatthew S. May, Kate SiegfriedKate Siegfried

Althusser received much notoriety throughout his life. He retained membership within the French Communist Party (PCF) despite his strong criticism of the dominant state-centered party line and the waning influence of the party in the everyday anticapitalist struggles of his students and confidants. He also did not follow fellow intellectuals and comrades in their turn outside of the party to the ultra-left in the years leading up to the ... ...

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