Zizek and Communist Strategy: On the Disavowed Foundations of Global Capitalism
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BeschreibungCommunist, conservative, anti-semantic - Slavoj ae'iae'ek's work attracts a lot of labels, most of them pejorative. Chris McMillan seeks to identify ae'iae'ek's unique and productive contribution to social and political theory, constructing a response to the difficulties of contemporary social theory and the political deadlock of global capitalism.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Marxism after the Discursive Turn; 3. Jouissance and Politics; 4. Universality and the Trauma of the Real; 5. Zizek's Capitalism: What can Sexual Difference tell us about new forms of Apartheid?; 6. Zizek's Realpolitics; 7. The Communist Hypothesis: Zizekian Utopia or Utopia Fantasy?; 8. Conclusion; 9. References.
PortraitChris McMillan currently works at Brunel University in London, having been formerly based at Massey University in New Zealand. He has previously published in the International Journal of ae'iae'ek Studies, as well as acting as a guest editor.
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: EDINBURGH UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2012
Seitenanzahl: 206 Seiten