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Trouble in paradise : from the end of history to the end of capitalism

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Setting out to diagnose the condition of global capitalism, the ideological constraints we are faced with in our daily lives, and the bleak future promised by this system, this book explores the possibilities - and the traps - of new emancipatory struggles.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Named Person: Slavoj Žižek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Žižek
ISBN: 9780241004968 0241004969 9780141979557 0141979550
OCLC Number: 890160795
Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Divided we stand! --
1. Diagnosis: hors d'oeuvre? (Crisis, what crisis? ; Breaking eggs without getting an omelette ; Now we know who John Galt is! ; Being-towards-debt as a way of life) --
2. Cardiognosis: du jambon cru? (Freedom in the clouds ; Vampires versus zombies ; The cynics naivety ; The obscene underside of the Law ; Superego, or, the prohibited profession) 3. Prognosis: un faux-fuilet, peut-être? (Deaths on the Nile ; Demands ... and more ; The fascination of suffering ; Rage and depression in the global village ; Mahmilapinatapei ; Lenin in Ukraine) --
4. Epignosis: j'ai hâte de vous servir! (Back to the economy of gift ; The wound of Eurocentrism ; A, not G flat ; Towards a new master ; 'The right of distress') --
Appendix: Nota bene! (Batman, Joker, Bane ; Traces of utopia ; Violence, which violence? ; Weathermen's family values ; Out of malttukbagki)
Other Titles: From the end of history to the end of capitalism
Responsibility: Slavoj Žižek.
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