Fourier: 'The Theory of the Four Movements' (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

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This remarkable book, written soon after the French Revolution, has traditionally been considered one of the founding documents in the history of socialism. It introduces the best known and most extraordinary Utopia written in the past two centuries. Charles Fourier was among the first to formulate a right to a minimum standard of life. His radical approach involved a systematic critique of work, marriage and patriarchy, together with a parallel right to a "sexual minimum."

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Among the first to formulate a right to a minimum standard of life, Fourier's radical approach involved a systematic critique of work, marriage and patriarchy, with a parallel right to a "sexual minimum". This text introduces one of the best known Utopias in the history of socialism.

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Gareth Stedman Jones is a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge University and in 2010 become Professor of the History of Ideas at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of An End to Poverty? and Languages of Class: Studies in Working-Class History 1832-1982.

Ian Patterson was born in 1948 and grew up in Cheshire and London. After a variety of jobs, he now teaches English at Queens' College, Cambridge. He has published numerous translations, most recently Finding Time Again, the final volume of Proust's In Search of Lost Time from Penguin. He lives in Cambridge with the writer Jenny Diski.

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