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Author: Penelope Deutsher; Christina Lafont
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2017.
Series: New directions in critical theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

World-renowned specialists in contemporary critical theory address the recent crises and transformations of the global political and economic order


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Deutsher; Christina Lafont
ISBN: 9780231181518 0231181515
OCLC Number: 993584330
Description: xxv, 290 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. The future of democracy : An exploration of the meaning of transnationalization of democracy, using the example of the European Union --
Part II. Human rights and sovereignty : Democratic sovereignty and transnational law: On legal utopianism and democratic skepticism --
Human rights, sovereignty, and the responsibility to protect --
A critical theory of human rights-some groundwork --
Part III. Political rights in neoliberal times : Neoliberalism and the economization of rights --
Law and Domination --
Part IV. Criticizing capitalism : Behind marx's hidden abode: For an Expanded Conception of Capitalism --
A wide concept of economy: Economy as a social practice and the critique of capitalism --
Part V. The end of progress in postcolonial times --
Adorno, foucault, and the end of progress: Critical theory in postcolonial times --
"Post-foucault": The critical time of the present --
Criticizing critical theory.
Series Title: New directions in critical theory.
Responsibility: edited by Penelope Deutsher and Christina Lafont.


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