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Utopia as method : the imaginary reconstitution of society

Author: Ruth Levitas
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Utopia should be understood as a method rather than a goal. This book rehabilitates utopia as a repressed dimension of the sociological and in the process produces the Imaginary Reconstitution of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Levitas
ISBN: 9780230231962 0230231969 9780230231979 0230231977
OCLC Number: 859652164
Description: xviii, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements --
Introduction --
From terror to grace --
Riff on blue --
Echoes of elsewhere --
Between sociology and utopia --
Utopia denied --
Utopia revised --
The return of the repressed --
Utopia as archaeology --
Utopia as ontology --
Utopia as architecture --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Ruth Levitas, University of Bristol, UK.
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'Levitas's Utopia as Method is a crucial and necessary book. In the face of global ecological and economic crises, she offers utopianism as a robust and realistic method that encompasses both a Read more...

 
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