Interpellation Law and Legal Definition
In civil law, interpellation means an act by which a party bound by an agreement declares that s/he is not bound beyond a certain time. The term interpellation also refers to the parliamentary procedure of demanding a government official to explain some act or policy.
In the context of social science interpellation means to identify with a particular idea or identity. According to the marxian philosophy, interpellation refers to the process by which ideology addresses the pre-ideological individual thereby effectively producing him/her as proper subject.