Tiddlywinks. Basically... just playing with the tokens or counters (rearranging bits of text) unearthed by other (and real) scholars from 100 years ago
... imposing modern day political categories on ancient and archaic societies (where none of those categories fit or are in the least relevant, a procedure which is then justified by 20 pages of talking about Althusser... (who is equally irrelevant to a study of ancient Athens).
A good example of what passes for the Humanities in this day and age.
But hey..., I'm on Goodreads and he's at Princeton.... so take this magno cum grano salis...