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First as tragedy, then as farce

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Publisher: London : Verso, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this take-no-prisoners analysis, [the author] frames the moral failures of the modern world in terms of the epoch-making events of the first decade of this century. What he finds is the old one-two punch of history: the jab of tragedy, the righthook of farce. In the attacks of 9/11 and the global credit crunch, liberalism died twice: as a political doctrine and as an economic theory"--P. [4] of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Žižek
ISBN: 9781844674282 1844674282
OCLC Number: 317919532
Description: 157 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Capitalist socialism? --
Crisis as shock therapy --
The structure of enemy propaganda --
Human, all too human--
--
The "new spirit" of capitalism --
Between the two fetishisms --
Communism, again! --
The new enclosure of the commons --
Socialism or communism? --
The "public use of reason" --
--in Haiti --
The capitalist exception --
Capitalism with Asian values--
in Europe --
From profit to rent --
"We are the ones we have been waiting for."
Other Titles: Najprej kot tragedija, nato kot farsa.
Responsibility: Slavoj Žižek.

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Argues that the liberal idea of the end of history, declared by Francis Fukuyama during the 1990s, has had to die twice.  Read more...

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"A characteristically enjoyable development of his recent journalistic commentary (Berlusconi as Kung Fu Panda), which digs joyfully into the ideological cracks of the financial crisis so as to Read more...

 
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